Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport & LSU Health Sciences Center -Shreveport seek a full-time Forensic Pathologist to join our subspecialized practice at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Pathology and Translational Pathobiology.
The faculty position is to serve as a clinical (or higher rank) assistant professor. The faculty will perform forensic medical evaluations and analysis involved with determining the cause, manner and circumstances of death and injuries sustained by deceased persons. Duties include, but are not limited to: performing autopsies and postmortem examinations; performing all dissections of internal organs; interpreting all laboratory, ancillary and consultative reports; developing forensic evidence for use in legal proceedings; testifying and serving as an expert witness in criminal court; rendering the Final Autopsy Report, determining cause and manner of death; advising parish coroners; coordinating work of staff in the absence of the Director of Anatomic and Forensic services; and performing additional duties as required by the Department of Pathology; teaching of medical and allied health students, and pathology residents.
Additional Position Details:
Population base ~ 350,000
Provide forensic pathology services to several parish coroners offices in NW LA
Average departmental case load: 350-400 cases per year (to include hospital autopsies)
Highlights of the Position:
Physician leadership and input at all levels of administration.
Emphasizes teaching and provides vitally important leadership and guidance to medical students and residents
State of the art facility
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary starting at $290,000 and will be commensurate with experience and training
Generous Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Multiple Retirement Plan Options
Shreveport is in the northwest corner of Louisiana, 15 miles from Texas, and 185 miles directly east of Dallas on Interstate 20. Shreveport and its sister city across the Red River (Bossier City) have a population of just over 250,000. City amenities include a full-time symphony orchestra, minor league sports, riverfront aquarium, the American Rose Center, a full calendar of riverfront arts and music festivals, and much more. We enjoy the ambience of a smaller city and the resources of many larger metropolitan areas. The low cost of living, pleasant climate, and excellent schools make Shreveport a wonderful place to raise a family.
J1/H-1B visa applicants are accepted and encouraged to apply.
The applicant must have an MD or DO degree, be board-certified or board eligible in Anatomic Pathology and/or Clinical Pathology and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted medical license in Louisiana. Applicant must have completed a Forensic Fellowship and become subspeciality board certified within 1 year of employment.
Ochsner LSU Health began with a vision to improve the health and well-being of its communities, access to care, quality, and facilities, expand patient-centered technology, grow the medical school, and enhance research in North Louisiana by building on the strengths of Ochsner Health and LSU Health Shreveport.
Ochsner Health brings nationally recognized expertise to the management of operations for the hospitals, clinics and the clinical activity of the faculty physician group. LSU continues to oversee the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine, School of Allied Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies, Graduate Medical Education, and research initiatives. The partnership has also expanded research and academics with LSU Health Shreveport, which welcomed its largest class of medical students to date.
Ochsner LSU Health has more than 4,300 employees, 300 contracted positions, and the Ochsner LSU Health Physician Group of approximately 500 physicians in more than 70 specialties and subspecialties. Ochsner LSU Health provides care for common and the most complex medical needs to more than 140,000 patients annually with 600,000 clinic visits last year alone.