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LA, Leesville Byrd Regional Hospital

50 miles West of Alexandria, 70 miles north of Lake Charles, in a triangle between New Orleans, Dallas, and Houston, within a 3-5 hour drive

Employed Pediatrician Position Available in The Heart of the Sportsmans Paradise
Byrd Regional Hospital, a fully accredited, 60 bed community hospital, is currently seeking a Board Certified or Eligible (if completing training) Pediatrician to replace a busy pediatrician who left due to a military transfer.

We anticipate 25-30 visits per day within a year

ED and C-section call of 1:4. Shared clinic call on weekends/holidays

Well-appointed office space adjacent to the hospital

Bonus Opportunities based on Quarterly wRVU targets

Leesville, LA is located in western Louisiana near the border of Texas and has a service area population of around 50,000, with a 40-mile draw of over 100,000. It is just 15 minutes from Fort Polk, the 5th largest military installation in the nation. Some of the best fishing, boating, hunting, and relaxation in the South. Leesville is adjacent to Lake Vernon and Anacoco Lake and only 30 miles from Toledo Bend Reservoir, the largest manmade like in the South with over 1200 miles of shoreline. BassMasters Magazine has named Toledo Bend Reservoir the #1 bass fishing lake in the country.

Hometown ambiance with a low cost of living

Ranked among the Best Cities for Young Families in Louisiana

Excellent educational system. School districts consistently ranked in the top 5 in Louisiana

Unique melting pot of cultures and people

Best known for outdoor recreational facilities including the 600,000 acres of Kisatchie National Forest

20 miles from Toledo Bend Reservoir, the largest man-made lake in the South, and rated by Bass Masters Magazine as the #1 bass fishing lake in the United States.

Just over an hour to warm Gulf waters, and a mornings drive to vibrant New Orleans, Dallas, or Houston

1 hour drive from the Louisiana School of Math and Sciences, the 9th best High School in the US

The hospital will offer a competitive recruitment package which may include:

Base salary with productivity incentives & full employee benefits

Relocation, Licensure and CME expenses

Sign On and/or Commencement Bonuses

Stipend for the remainder of training

Possible medical education loan repayment assistance

Ready to learn more? Complete our video screening to introduce yourself to the hospital administration team and begin the application process.

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Approximately 22,000 physicians employed and independent serve on the medical staffs of 159 CHS-affiliated hospitals in 22 states, opportunities abound for professional networking and support. The hospitals deliver a wide range of health services and function as vitally important members of their local communities. In 2015, 118 affiliated hospitals were named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. A diverse array of national quality recognitions and honors have been earned by affiliated hospitals including accredited chest pain centers, accredited stroke centers and Centers of Excellence for bariatric services. Affiliated hospitals have the flexibility to meet individual needs and offer competitive recruitment packages and start-up incentives, which may include transition financial assistance and relocation assistance, as well as paid malpractice insurance and CME allowances.