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Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Ochsner Health Baton Rouge is seeking Board Certified PEDIATRICIAN to lead and grow the expanding pediatric multi-specialty center and to develop a larger network of integrated primary care providers in the Baton Rouge market.


  • Clinic-based position located in the heart of Baton Rouges health district in a brand new state of the art ambulatory campus located with direct interstate access just southeast of downtown Baton Rouge.
  • Collaboration with The Department of Pediatrics and our pediatric subspecialists (collectively, Ochsner Hospital for Children) representing over 160 physicians. The group is the regions leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. We offer a full range of pediatric services and have a combined pediatric residency program with Tulane Medical School. We are also the Clinical School for the University of Queensland School of Medicine. Ochsner Hospital for Children based about 1 hour away in New Orleans offers care across the entire state of Louisiana and southern Mississippi in all pediatric subspecialties, including congenital heart surgery, liver and heart transplant, pediatric and adolescent/young adult oncology as well as the Gulf Souths only dedicated multidisciplinary developmental pediatrics center.
  • Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to be ranked by US News and World Reports Best Childrens hospitals- for 3 years in a row. Ochsner Hospital for Children is also a member of the Childrens Hospital Association and participates in Solutions for Patient Safety, one of the largest patient safety organizations in the country, and one dedicated entirely to pediatric care.
  • Integrated practice model with strong, internal referral network.
  • Support available from specialists and sub-specialists throughout Ochsner Health System.
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health System.
  • Option to participate in education of medical students, residents and/or Advanced Practice Professionals.
  • Opportunities to grow into other leadership roles.


  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Malpractice insurance provided
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)


  • Board certified or eligible in general pediatrics and in your pediatric subspecialty (if applicable)
  • Experience with leadership of physicians leveraging a strong focus on patient and family experience
  • Willingness to work across a system spread across multiple regions and multiple specialties


Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the top 50 childrens hospitals 3 years in a row, including pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery specialties in the 2018-19 U.S. News and World Report Best Childrens Hospitals rankings. It is also the only childrens hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi ever recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a specialty top 50 in pediatric heart care and has now been ranked by USNWR for 2 years in a row!


The Greater Baton Rouge region is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed facility, Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge and 13 Ochsner Health Centers across Tangipahoa, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, Ascension and Iberville Parishes. Nearly 2,000 employees serve our patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 180 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers whose collective dedication to patient care is recognized for quality excellence by Beckers Hospital Review, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and Leapfrog. Ochsner Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health System, Louisianas largest non-profit healthcare delivery system. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a Best Hospital across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and 80 countries worldwide each year.


Situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisianas vibrant culture. The capital city, located in Southeast Louisiana, is home to over 800,000 residents making it one of the most populous cities in the state. It is a very family-oriented city with great schools, 2 major universities (Louisiana State University and Southern University), restaurants, shopping, and an abundance of sports and cultural opportunities. Known for its great people, unique food, and lively music, Baton Rouge has something for everyone!

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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Beckers Hospital Review

  • Only Louisiana hospital ranked in Beckers Hospital Review 100 Great Community Hospitals (2016)

Care Chex, a division of COMPARION

  • Ranks in the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for medical excellence in 7 clinical categories including Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care, Cardiac Care, Gastrointestinal Care, Neurological Care, Heart Attack Treatment, and Stroke Care. (2017)


  • Patient Safety Excellence Award (2017, 2016, 2015)
  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence (2017)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award (2017, 2016)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award (2017, 2016)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award (2016)


  • Earned an A grade in patient safety (2017, 2016)

Truven Health Analytics

  • One of only 10 hospitals in the United States to receive the Truven Health Analytics Everest Award, an honor awarded to hospitals that have achieved both the highest current performance and the fastest long-term improvement over five years. (2017)
  • Only hospital in Louisiana named in the Top 100 Hospitals (2017, 2016)
  • Only hospital in Louisiana to be named to the "50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals" (2016)

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