Aug 02, 2022

Physician - Sports Medicine/General Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Ochsner Health
  • Covington, Louisiana
Orthopaedic Surgeon (General) Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Job Description

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!  Ochsner Health in Covington, Louisiana is seeking a BC/BE Foot a Sports Medicine/General Orthopedic Surgeon to join its practice.  Candidates with experience or directly from training are welcomed to apply.  The position offers a very competitive salary with excellent benefits.  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE POSITION: General Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Coverage Group Subspecialty Practice Join a highly collegial system – wide group comprised of general orthopedics and orthopedic sub-specialties Ochsner Health Center – Covington and St. Tammany Parish Hospital Integrated practice model with a strong, internal referral network 24/7 reliable hospitalists onsite Strong support from collaborative specialties EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health System Tort reform state Qualifications: MD or DO Board Certified/Board Eligible Licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana by start date COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with experience and training Full benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; vacation and CME; retirement accounts Malpractice insurance provided Medical, dental and vision insurance Short-term and long-term disability insurance Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)                                  Why choose the Northshore Region The Northshore region, near Mandeville, Slidell and Covington, LA, is located north of Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. The Northshore Region, in St Tammany Parish, just 30 miles from New Orleans, offers a family oriented low cost of living location with easy access to all the amenities of a city. Known for its many recreational programs for both adults and kids, excellent parks, frequent festivals and community events throughout the year, the Northshore has continued to attract residents to the growing area. Additionally, St Tammany Parish is ranked #1 for its outstanding, award-winning public school system.                                         Why choose Ochsner Health At Ochsner, innovation is at the core of everything we do. We are a pioneer in telemedicine and population health, including innovative chronic disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes. Our team-based practices are designed to provide you with the support you need to best serve your patients, while also offering excellent work-life balance. Ochsner’s commitment to coordination of care will allow you to seamlessly refer patients to a trusted specialist. Our strong commitment to academic medicine offers you participation in clinical teaching with options for academic teaching, research and academic titles. Ochsner Health System 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 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 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 60 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 19,000 employees and over 1,200 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 and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. We are able to accept J1 visa candidates. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website. Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position.  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 [email protected] 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

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