Physician - Interventional Cardiologist - Meridian, MS
Company: Ochsner Health
Posted on: November 14, 2023
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make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future
Ochsner Rush Health, based out of Meridian, MS, is searching for a
BE/BC Interventional Cardiologist to join its growing and
well-respected Cardiology practice. This group is dedicated to
providing high-quality cardiac care throughout East Mississippi and
Ochsner Rush Health is an integrated health system consisting of a
215-bed hospital; a 49 bed LTAC hospital; 5 critical access
hospitals, and over 30 clinics located throughout the area. We are
actively recruiting for interventional and non-invasive
cardiologists, as well as for Cardiovascular Surgeons.
Highlights of this Cardiology opportunity:
- Ability to step into an already existing high volume practice
with a large 8 county referral network of 21 primary care clinics
and five critical access hospitals.
- Patient service area of over 350,000.
- Current team of 3 Interventional Cardiologists;1 non invasive
cardiologist; 4 mid-levels; one vascular surgeon; and one vein
- Ability to utilize Ochsner's extensive cardiology network of
physicians for support and resources.
- Cardiology Clinic is located in a multi-specialty clinic
building which is adjacent to a hospital with two cath labs and a
hybrid peripheral room.
- 23 bed closed ICU with dedicated med/surgical team and 2
- Established Adult Hospitalist Program and tenured Emergency
Medicine team, all employed and staffed by Ochsner Rush.
- Strong specialist support including team of 4 Anesthesiologists
and 4 surgeons.
- Engaged administration that directly supports our
- Teaching opportunities for local family medicine residency
- New procedures include Impella left ventricular assist device,
pulmonary thrombectomy, orbital coronary atherectomy and
ultraviolet laser atherectomy. We have an active pacemaker program
including standard pacemakers, Micra pacemakers, AICDs and CRT
devices. Recently added CardioMEMs Heart Failure system, impulse
dynamics CCM device and Shockwave Coronary Lithotripsy.
- J1 waivers accepted. Compensation and Benefits:
- Salary is commensurate with experience and training
- Paid vacation, holidays and CME
- Full benefits including medical, dental and vision
- Additional benefit options focused on physical, financial,
social and mental health
- Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)
- Relocation assistance
- Malpractice and tail insurance Why Choose Ochsner Health:
- Flexible schedules to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
- Integrated health care delivery model with multi-specialty
collaboration, large internal referral network and innovative
resources dedicated to improving patient care and your ease of
- Physician-led organization that ensures our providers are given
the tools and support needed to care for patients.
- Professional development opportunities in teaching, research,
physician leadership and community service.
- EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the health
system to enhance flexibility in patient management.
- Our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is
demonstrated by hiring a workforce that celebrates individual
uniqueness among people and cultures. We focus our efforts in key
areas that correlate back to our core values of Patient First,
Compassion, Integrity, Inclusivity, Excellence and Teamwork.
About Meridian, MS: A small city with a population of 50,000.
Commonly referred as the Transportation Center of the South,
Meridian is very centrally located with rapid access to major
cities including 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). It is a very family
Oriented community with conservative values, a low cost of Living,
low crime rate and excellent school options. Our beautiful
year-round warm weather allows for multiple outdoor activities
including camping, fishing, hiking and boating. Meridian has a
strong medical community with Rush Health Systems making up the
largest non-military employer in the region. 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 most
recently, a spectacular Children's Museum. The city has an active
Business Development organization (EMBDC) that promotes new and
existing developments and leadership opportunities. Recognized as a
philanthropic community, there are multiple avenues to get involved
in service and social organizations. Meridian is truly a hidden
"Gem" in the South.
Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!
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