Cejka Executive Search has been engaged by Ochsner Health System of New Orleans to recruit a nationally recognized clinical and administrative leader and role model to lead its established Internal Medicine Residency Program and advance it to national prominence. Ochsner Health System, recognized as one the nation’s largest independent academic medical centers, trains more than 275 residents and fellows annually in 24 independent, Ochsner-sponsored accredited residency training programs. The Internal Medicine residency program has 64 residents and extends across the Ochsner Health System’s 28 hospitals and more than 100 outpatient clinics and other health facilities. The Ochsner Health System provides an expansive learning environment for both residents and students.
The successful candidate for the Director of the Internal 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 new Residency Director will be expected to enhance teaching and academic functions for residents and faculty and support high quality, evidence-based internal medicine practices across the system.
Successful candidates will maintain current board certification in internal medicine and/or a related subspecialty area, with a minimum of seven years’ experience in an internal medicine teaching program. Prior experience as a Program Director or Associate Program Director is required. Candidates must exhibit values consistent with the mission of Ochsner Health System to serve, heal, lead, educate and innovate.
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