Pediatrician Position Available in “The Heart of the Sportsman’s Paradise” – Louisiana!!

Doctors Choice Placement
January 16, 2016
South/Southeast, LA
Job Type


Pediatrician Position Available in “The Heart of the Sportsman’s Paradise” - Louisiana!!

50 miles West of Alexandria, 70 miles north of Lake Charles, in a triangle between New Orleans, Dallas, and Houston, within a 3-5 hour drive

Employed Pediatrician Position Available in “The Heart of the Sportsman’s Paradise”. Hospital, a fully accredited, 60 bed community hospital, is currently seeking a Board Certified or Eligible (if completing training) Pediatrician to replace a departing physician.

• We anticipate 25-30 visits per day within a year

•Referrals from hospital-employed FPs and local private practitioners

•ED and C-section call of 1:4. Shared clinic call on weekends/holidays

•Well-appointed office space adjacent to the hospital

•Bonus Opportunities based on Quarterly wRVU targets

City is located in western Louisiana near the border of Texas and has a service area population of around 50,000, with a 40-mile draw of over 100,000. It is just 15 minutes from Fort Polk, the 5th largest military installation in the nation.

•Hometown ambiance with a low cost of living

•Ranked among the “Best Cities for Young Families in Louisiana”

•Excellent educational system. School districts consistently ranked in the top 5 in Louisiana

•Unique “melting pot” of cultures and people

•Best known for outdoor recreational facilities including the 600,000 acres of Kisatchie National Forest

•15 miles from Toledo Bend Reservoir, the largest man-made lake in the South, and rated by Bass Masters Magazine as the #1 bass fishing lake in the United States.

•Just over an hour to warm Gulf waters, and a morning’s drive to vibrant New Orleans, Dallas, or Houston

The hospital will offer a competitive recruitment package which may include:

•Base salary with productivity incentives & full employee benefits

•Relocation, Licensure and CME expenses

•Sign On and/or Commencement Bonuses

•Stipend for the remainder of training

•Possible medical education loan repayment assistance

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