Physician - Emergency Medicine - Meridian, MS (Open)

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Meridian, MS
Mar 19, 2023
Mar 20, 2023
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Practice Setting
Ochsner Health is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Emergency Medicine physician. 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.

Ochsner Rush Healthis a growing regional healthcare system comprised of seven hospitals and more than 50 specialty and primary care practices spanning throughout East Central MS and West Alabama.

Opportunity Details* 28,000+ annual visits with broad service area of 300,000 patients.
* 24-Bed Emergency Department
* 215-Bed Hospital with closed 23 bed ICU and multi specialists within the system (no neurosurgery; telestroke available).
* 20-28 Hours NP Coverage.
* Level 3 Trauma Center
* 12- Twelve hour shifts constitute full time
* Flexible Scheduling
* Unique Patient Flow Center through Ochsner to provide 24 hour support and help with patient transfers
* Bedside Ultrasound machine available and tech in-house 24/7
* Hospitalist run codes, not the ED
* Emergency Medicine Director on staff to provide mentorship and support.
* Physician friendly administration.
* Many opportunities for leadership across our system.
* Employed physician group that offers competitive compensation plus recruitment.
* EPIC utilized throughout the health system
* Teaching opportunities through our local family practice residency program.

Physician Benefits include:

* Health and Dental insurance (Employer/Employee Contribution).
* Disability insurance.
* Life insurance.
* Retirement Plan options including 401(k), 403 (b) and 457 (b).
* Continuing Medical Education (CME) reimbursement up to $2,000 per calendar year. *pro-rated based on start date and FTE status.
* Full malpractice coverage plus tail.
* $6,000 relocation.
* Reimbursement for relevant state medical licenses and DEA.

Meridian, Mississippi is a mid-sized city with a population of 45,000. Commonly referred as the Transportation Center of the South, Meridian is centrally located with rapid access to New Orleans, LA (3 hours); Jackson, MS (1.5 hours); Birmingham, AL (2.5 hours); Atlanta, GA (4 hours); and the beaches of Gulf Shores, AL (3.5 hours). Meridian is a family oriented community, with a low cost of living, and excellent school options. The beautiful year-round warm weather allows for multiple outdoor activities including camping, fishing, hiking and boating. Known for its thriving performing arts, the city boasts the MS Arts & Entertainment Experience (MAX); the Riley Center; The Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian Little Theatre; the Meridian Symphony Orchestra; and the Children's Museum.

Ochsner Health, one of the largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty healthcare delivery systems in the United States, provides clinical and hospital patient care in 40hospitals and more than 200 health centers and urgent care centers throughout the region. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 team members and has a medical staff of over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in more than 90 medical specialtiesand subspecialties. A research powerhouse, Ochsner conducts more than 700 clinical research studies every year. Ochsner Clinical School, in partnership with the University of Queensland in Australia, enrolls 130 medical students each year. Ochsner was recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare."

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.