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Clinical Geneticist (Pediatrics) (Open)
| Ochsner Clinic Foundation|
United States, Louisiana, New Orleans
|July 03, 2023|
Ochsner Health in New Orleans is seeking a BC/BE CLINICAL GENETICIST to join our Section of Medical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics. The successful candidate will work closely with our second geneticist, 3 genetic counselors with more in recruitment, and an experienced group of nurses. Expertise in the evaluation, diagnosis, and ongoing care of patients with a variety of genetic disorders, including congenital anomalies, congenital heart disease, chromosomal disorders, autism, mitochondrial disease, and cancer, is desired. The section also offers prenatal genetic counseling as well as newborn screening. Key responsibilities of this position include:
Teaching and Research
Leadership and Program Development
About Ochsner Hospital for Children
Ranked #1 Children's Hospital in Louisiana for the third year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-24, Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in the new rankings in two specialties: Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics. Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the Gulf South region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.
Ochsner Hospital for Children is a rapidly expanding 125-bed children's hospital offering a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties, and includes Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Advanced GI and Hepatology, Advanced Orthopedic Surgery, Hematology-Oncology, Cleft Palate/Cranio-Facial Surgery, as well as heart, liver, and bone marrow transplant. There are also several multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to complex conditions. The hospital not only performed the first pediatric heart/kidney transplant in the region but is also the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volume and outcomes).
About Ochsner Health
The Ochsner system is designed to support tertiary care and quaternary pediatrics and pediatric surgery. Ochsner has 40 owned, managed, and affiliated hospitals and more than 300 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is a national healthcare destination center, caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 75 countries worldwide each year.
Ochsner Health is Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Ochsner serves patients across the region with clinics at the main pediatric ambulatory facility in New Orleans. Ochsner Hospital for Children has 125-pediatric bed unit, spread across inpatient, PICU, CVICU, and Level IV NICU. We have residency programs in Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics as well as medical students from the University of Queensland/Ochsner program. We support several well-funded pediatric research programs as well.