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Ochsner Health System in New Orleans is seeking a third BC/BE GENERAL THORACIC SURGEON to join the Cardiothoracic section. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the surgical management of benign and malignant diseases of the thorax. An Interest in minimally invasive techniques such as robotics and VATS is highly preferred. An interest in lung transplantation is also highly recommended. Candidates must be board certified or eligible and qualified for medical licensure in Louisiana. Candidates will be expected to instruct medical students as well as general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery residents.

Ochsner Health System is Louisianas largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system comprised of 28 hospitals and 60 health centers. We are the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital across six specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 99 countries worldwide each year. Our medical school, the Ochsner Clinical School, in partnership with the University of Queensland in Australia, enrolls 130 medical students each year. Were also one of the largest non-university-based physician training centers in the United States. Ochsner employs more than 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 900 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit us at www.ochsner.org.

New Orleans is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in America. Amenities include multiple universities and academic centers, professional sports teams, world-class dining and cultural interests, and renowned live entertainment and music.

Please email your CV to profrecruiting@ochsner.org or call 800-488-2240 for more information.

Reference # THSUR-4.

Sorry, no opportunities for J1 applications.

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.
Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisianas largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsners 28 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital across six specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 99 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 17,000 employees, over 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 900 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit us at www.ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

In 2009, Ochsner opened the University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School, Louisianas 4th medical school and one of the top 15 medical schools in the world with more than 200 medical residents working with 19 different Ochsner-sponsored clinical programs annually.

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.