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Ochsner Health
New Orleans, LA, United States (on-site)
26 days ago
Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (on-site)
26 days ago


Chair, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Ochsner Health – DEPARTMENT of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana is accepting applications for the position of Chairman, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery. 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 Gulf South. The core values of our organization are Patients First, Integrity, Compassion, Inclusivity, Excellence, and Teamwork

Position Highlights:

The Chair has responsibility for the development and maintenance of efficient and effective clinical operations and the promotion of collaborative work relationships between clinicians at all levels. Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • The Chair oversees all academic and teaching components of surgery and ensures the highest level of clinical quality and patient safety.
  • Achieving high Department performance through commitment to evidence-based surgical care, process improvement and the development of a quality improvement program.
  • Successful Chair candidates will be recognized as outstanding leaders and have an excellent track record in clinical care, research, and teaching within a nationally recognized surgical program.
  • The successful candidate must be collaborative and able to lead an efficient and effective surgery program across a large enterprise with the highest standards of clinical outcomes.
  • Current board certification with American Board of Colon and Rectal surgery is required
  • Current license, or eligible for medical license, in the state of Louisiana.
  • Candidates must exhibit values consistent with the mission of Ochsner Health to serve, heal, lead, educate and innovate.

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 Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Ochsner Health is recognized as one of the top Colon and Rectal Surgery Departments in the country. Our team consist of 8 providers who practice across the entire breadth of the specialty. Members of the department participate in patient care at several facilities in the New Orleans metropolitan area, the Bayou Region and the region north of Lake Pontchartrain. In addition, the residency training program produces two colon and rectal surgery residents annually and the department funds one research fellow per year.

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.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67217939
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Ochsner Health
  • Position Title: Chair, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Job Function: Colon & Rectal Surgeon
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