Children’s Hospital, a leader of comprehensive pediatric healthcare in New Orleans, has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Director to lead and direct our Pediatric Primary Care. Our facility is a 224-bed non-for-profit medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and over 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.
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POSITION SUMMARY: This physician will work in partnership with the Vice President of Ambulatory Services to oversee and direct the operations of Children’s Hospital’s group of pediatric primary care practices. This includes supervision of 40+ providers across 12 locations, ensuring quality of care and consistent medical practice across the enterprise. In addition, the Medical Director’s leadership will be instrumental in developing and implementing the strategic objectives for the primary care group. It is expected that the Medical Director will also provide direct patient care.
REQUIREMENTS: Must be a licensed physician in the State of Louisiana and board certified in pediatrics. A graduate degree in Healthcare Administration or Business Administration is preferred. This position requires a practicing pediatrician for at least seven (7) years with preference given to candidates with three (3) plus years’ experience leading a large physician group practice.
For additional information or to apply on line, please visit our website at www.chnola.org, or contact Matt Groninger, VP of Ambulatory Services, at email@example.com. We offer a very competitive salary and benefit package.
Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL 200 HENRY CLAY AVENUE NEW ORLEANS, LA 70118
Internal Number: 2001
About Children's Hospital of New Orleans
Children’s Hospital is a 224-bed, not-for-profit pediatric medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.
In 2016, Children's Hospital recorded patient visits from 62 of the 64 parishes in Louisiana, 39 states and 2 foreign countries. In all, the hospital recorded 157,275 patient visits.
Critical care is provided in the hospital’s 36-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and 20-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), the only one dedicated entirely to the care of Cardiac patients from birth to Adulthood.
The hospital’s Jack M. Weiss Emergency Care Center, one of the area’s busiest emergency rooms, is staffed around the clock by board-certified pediatricians, with the availability of a full range of pediatric specialists. The Emergency Department has a total of 35 exam rooms and is supported by a nursing staff specially trained to handle pediatric emergencies.
Outpatient appointments with pediatric specialist...s are offered at the Ambulatory Care Center on the hospital campus and at the hospital’s satellite locations throughout Louisiana: The Metairie Center, Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center of Baton Rouge, and Children’s Hospital Burdin Riehl Clinic in Lafayette. In addition to these, specialists see patients in Alexandria, Covington, Houma, Lake Charles, Monroe, Slidell, Thibodaux, and Gulfport, Mississippi.
In 2009 Children’s Hospital formed Louisiana Children’s Medical Center when it aligned with Touro Infirmary. Now called LCMC Health has become a local, community-minded healthcare leader that operates Children’s Hospital, Touro, New Orleans East Hospital, University Medical Center and West Jefferson Medical Center.