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The Ochsner Neuroscience Institute is actively seeking a NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST to join the Department of Neurology at one of two locations: the Ochsner Covington and Baton Rouge campuses. The Neuropsychologist will provide consultations and evaluations, and work closely with Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, and Allied Health Professionals to offer a comprehensive service for each patient.  The staff Neuropsychologist will join a growing service within the Neuroscience Institute that currently includes 7 Neuropsychologists, 7 Psychometrists, an Administrative Assistant, and 2 Neuropsychology Fellows. Each Neuropsychologist is paired with a Psychometrist. Our Dementia Care Management Team is also embedded in our service, which includes Care Navigators, Social Work, and Social Work Students.

Covington: https://ochsner.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OchsnerPhysician/job/Covington—Northshore-Region—Louisiana/Psychologist—Neuropsychology_REQ_00198696

Baton Rouge: https://ochsner.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OchsnerPhysician/job/Baton-Rouge—Baton-Rouge-Region—Louisiana/Physician—Neuropsychologist_REQ_00200184

Opportunities are available for split time at other Ochsner campuses as well as remote work with the use of virtual visits. Remote/virtual work can create opportunities to serve patients in other regions of Louisiana while eliminating extensive travel for the Neuropsychologist. Candidates interested in leadership and professional development opportunities are also encouraged to apply. Leadership opportunities can exist at the campus, section, and department level. Onboarding staff are also welcome to conduct individual/group psychotherapy and/or establish new clinical research if interested.  Louisiana license or license eligibility is required.  Individuals completing fellowship are welcome to apply.

The primary role of the Neuropsychologist is to conduct neuropsychological evaluations for diverse neurological conditions. Evaluations will be conducted on a primarily outpatient basis with opportunities available for inpatient assessments. The primary populations currently served within the Neuropsychology Division include Neurodegenerative Conditions, Traumatic Brain Injury, Primary or Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions, Movement Disorders (pre-post DBS evaluations), Epilepsy (and pre-surgical evaluations), Multiple Sclerosis, and Stroke.

The Department of Neurology has a team of Neurologists system-wide with subspecialty representation in Stroke, Neurocritical Care, Interventional Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, MS, Headache, Cognitive Disorders, Sleep, Traumatic Brain Injury and Sports Medicine. We are a Top 50 Neuroscience Center in the latest US News and World Report rankings.

Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Paid vacation, holidays and CME
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Additional benefit options focused on physical, financial, social and mental health
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice and tail insurance

About 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 practice.
  • 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.

The Northshore region is located in Mandeville, Slidell and Covington, LA north of Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. Just 30 miles from New Orleans the Northshore region offers a family oriented low cost of living location with easy access to all the amenities of a city. Known for its many recreational programs for both adults and kids, excellent parks, frequent festivals and community events throughout the year, the Northshore has continued to attract residents to the growing area. Additionally, St Tammany Parish is ranked #1 for its outstanding, award-winning public school system.

Situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana’s vibrant culture.  The capital city, located in Southeast Louisiana, is home to over 800,000 residents, making it one of the most populous cities in the state.  It is a very family-oriented city with great schools, 2 major universities (Louisiana State University and Southern University), restaurants, shopping, and an abundance of sports and cultural opportunities.  Known for its great people, unique food, and lively music, Baton Rouge has something for everyone!

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Ochsner Health is committed to creating diverse and inclusive healthcare by acknowledging differences and valuing individual contributions. We are continuing to evolve by offering programs that focus on inclusive recruitment, retention, workforce planning and career development, as well as improving the health outcomes and equity for all of our patients. We are fueled by the talent, passion and diversity of our employees who continue to push the limits to advance medicine to change and save lives. Join a team committed to shaping the future of healthcare.

As part of Ochsner’s support for our diverse workforce, employee resource groups have been established representing key interests across our organization. These groups include: ABLE (African Americans Building & Leading Equality), HOLA (Hispanics at Ochsner Leading & Advocating), PRIDE (LGBTQ+), VET FORCE 1 (Military/Veterans), WoW (Women Empowering Women), YPA (Young Professionals Association), and Asian American Innovation Movement and Exceptional Abilities. If you are interested in having a representative from one or more groups reach out to you, please email ResourceGroups@ochsner.org.

Please send your CV through the link or links above, but feel free to contact Dr. Brian Mizuki (brian.mizuki@ochsner.org) and/or Dr. Beth Arredondo (beth.arredondo@ochsner.org) directly for questions about the positions.

To apply for this job email your details to beth.arredondo@ochsner.org