Jan 16, 2024

Physician- Faculty Position- Orthopedic Surgeon- Lafayette, LA

  • Ochsner Health
  • Lafayette, Louisiana

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 University Hospital & Clinics (OUHC) has an excellent faculty opportunity for an Orthopedic Surgeon in South Louisiana.  Ochsner Health is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon for the LSU Orthopedic Residency Program. Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Southeastern United States. Position Highlights: Employment with Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics, part of the Ochsner Lafayette General Health System Academic Appointment at LSU School of Medicine, Lafayette LA Member of Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Center Monday-Friday: Supervising 3rd year and 5th year residents in a clinic setting, as well as the Operating Room Responsible for managing Orthopedic service for OUHC NO Call Required ​Compensation and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and training Paid vacation, holidays and CME Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance Additional benefit options focused on physical, financial, social and mental health Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b) Relocation assistance Malpractice and tail insurance Why Choose Ochsner Health: Flexible schedules to ensure a healthy work-life balance. Integrated health care delivery model with multi-specialty collaboration, large internal referral network and innovative resources dedicated to improving patient care and your ease of practice. Physician-led organization that ensures our providers are given the tools and support needed to care for patients.  Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, physician leadership and community service. EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the health system to enhance flexibility in patient management. Our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is demonstrated by hiring a workforce that celebrates individual uniqueness among people and cultures. We focus our efforts in key areas that correlate back to our core values of Patient First, Compassion, Integrity, Inclusivity, Excellence and Teamwork. The Acadiana/Lafayette region is a family-friendly community that is steeped with creole and Cajun culture, surrounded by exceptional food, traditional live entertainment and world-class festivals all year-round. Lafayette is home of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a student enrollment of approximately 19,000 students. The Universities Ragin Cajuns are members of the Sun Belt conference which compete in the NCAA's Division I. Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (OLGMC), located in the heart of Lafayette, evolved from Lafayette Sanitarium, a six-bed facility that opened in 1911 and has been a leader in healthcare throughout its existence. OLGMC is a level 2 trauma center for the Acadiana Region. Lafayette's population is approximately 121,000 people while the 9 parish region encompasses about 650,000 people. Located conveniently off I-10 and 2 1/2 hours from New Orleans and 3 1/2 hours from Houston. Come live where you can hunt and fish year round which is why LA is known as Sportsman's Paradise! Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. 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 following areas are not eligible for remote work position: Colorado, California, Washington, and New York. 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. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions. View the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement, as well as the pay transparency policy for more information.  Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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