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Chief of Infectious Disease - LSU Health Science Center

Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

Chief of Infectious Disease - LSU Health Science Center - Shreveport, LA We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and--innovate. We--believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!-- LSU's Department of Medicine seeks a Division Head for the Division of Infectious Disease at the LSU Health Shreveport in Shreveport, Louisiana. This individual will lead the clinical, educational, research and other programmatic missions of this large and dynamic division of the Department of Medicine.OverviewThe Division consists of over four faculty located in three hospitals: Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, St Mary's Hospital and Monroe Medical Center. The Mission of the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Medicine is to develop and mentor compassionate and physicians competent in clinical care and service to the community, contemporary education and research in a diverse and supportive culture.Clinical ActivitiesThe Division has a tradition of exceptionally strong clinical services, including all aspects of consultative and inpatient Infectious Disease evaluation and treatment. The Division is recruiting outstanding and committed young faculty with diverse clinical interests to meet these needs. In addition, we have a large outpatient presence at the main campus hospital, and desire expansion into our hospital in Monroe, as well as rural areas. Our fellowship program enrolls one traditional GI Fellow each year but can be expanded. Education--The Division has a key role in education at every level of training and across many disciplines. In particular, the Division is active in teaching medical students and internal medicine residents, as well as allied health providers. The goal of the fellowship program is to train the future leaders in academic Infectious Disease, including research, clinical care and medical education. The Division places great emphasis on career development and provides guidance for fellows choosing different career paths.ResearchOur Division of Infectious Disease places an emphasis on clinical, translational research particularly in the areas of HIV and Hepatitis C. They recently have initiated a multi-disciplinary Covid 19 longtitudinal clinic. They are actively enrolling in Covid 19 Vaccine trials.DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITIONThe Department of Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Shreveport is seeking an outstanding physician-leader to serve as the Head of the Division of Infectious Disease. This individual, appointed at the Associate or Full Professor level, will lead the clinical, educational, research and other programmatic missions of the division within the Department of Medicine and will be responsible for the fiscal management of the Division.Supervision ReceivedThis position reports directly to Dr. Steven Bailey, Chair, Department of Medicine.Supervision ExercisedThis position is responsible for supervision of faculty and staff in the Division of Infectious Disease.--QualificationsMinimum Requirements

  • Have an MD, MD/PhD, DO, or international equivalent terminal degree
  • Be eligible for medical licensure and clinical practice in the state of Louisiana
  • Have a proven record of administrative and academic leadership abilities, as well as a demonstrated commitment to education and mentoring
  • Be eligible for faculty appointment at LSUHSC-Shreveport as an Associate Professor or above, per--SOM standards .Preferred Qualifications
    • A strong record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding--
    • Demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in complex organizational environments
    • Excellent communication skills to interface with learners, faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, community organizations and donors
    • We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and will work toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
      • Leadership
      • Program building
      • Career development
      • Financial management
      • Accomplishment in basic, clinical, health services, translational or educational research
      • Building relationships with donors and community leaders
      • Development of performance metrics for faculty
      • A demonstrated commitment to education and mentorship of medical and graduate students, residents and fellowsSalary and Benefits:Salary is commensurate with skills and experience - great compensation opportunity and negotiable. LSUHSC-Shreveport offers a full benefits package.Interested physicians: please send your CV or any inquiries to Mark Morrison, Director of Physician Recruitment - Professional Staff Services mark.morrison@ochsner.org Ochsner Health is Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. 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.Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.---EEO is the Law links in--English , Spanish , Chinese , and Arabic .Affirmative Action Policy Statement Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana's leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org . To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou . Ochsner Health is Proud to be an Employer of Choice.
        • Voted "Best Place to Work" by CityBusiness Magazine
        • Ranked #11 on the 2018 Indeed list of Best Hospitals To Work--
        • Named to the Becker's Healthcare 2018 list of "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare"--
        • Recognized by Zippia as one of the "20 Best Companies to Work for in New Orleans, LA"--
        • Named to the Becker's Healthcare 2018 list of "100 Great Hospitals in America"
        • Named as a 2018 Top Workplace by Times-Picayune
        • Ochsner's CEO Warner Thomas recognized as a 2018 Top CEO on Glassdoor--
        • Named to the Becker's Healthcare 2018 list of "52 Great Health Systems to Know"
        • Ranked #73 on the Forbes 2018 list of "Best Employers for New Graduates" Opportunities listed here represent open positions at Ochsner Health and Ochsner Health managed entities.

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