Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, LA
Cejka Executive Search
September 21, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana
Full Time - Experienced
Ochsner Health System announces an exceptional opportunity for a proven administrator educator to serve as the founding Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency. Ochsner Health System has dedicated significant funding to support the development and accreditation of a robust emergency medicine resident training program. The program’s first residents are projected to arrive in 2020, with as many 36 residents in emergency medicine by 2023.
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner employs more than 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 600 clinical research studies. Ochsner is one of the largest non-university based physician training centers in the U.S. and the largest teaching hospital in Louisiana.
The successful candidate for the Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program will be a respected educator with excellent clinical, teaching and research credentials. Candidates must have demonstrated effective education and administrative abilities, understand the regulatory requirements for an academic residency program and enjoy the mentoring and development of residents, students and faculty. The founding Residency Program Director will be expected to establish robust teaching and academic functions for residents and faculty and support high quality, evidence-based emergency medicine practices across the system.
Successful candidates will maintain current board certification in emergency medicine, with a minimum of seven years’ experience in an emergency medicine teaching program. Prior experience as a Program Director or Associate Program Director is required. This individual will have established a reputation as an outstanding educator within a complex, academic health system.
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