The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in New Orleans invites applications and nominations for Head of the Department of Internal Medicine.This position is responsible for managing the faculty, staff and residents in the Department of Internal Medicine to advance the educational, clinical and research missions of the department and the School of Medicine.The department head will report directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine and work closely with the leadership of University Medical Center–New Orleans and other hospitals and clinics at which the department faculty provide clinical services and training. Incumbent will oversee 14 subspecialty sections and work with Section Chiefs to ensure accountability of each section to the missions of the department and school. The department head will also work with leadership of our regional campuses in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, other clinical and basic science department heads and have the opportunity to work with directors of our multidisciplinary centers of excellence: the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center, Neuroscience Center, Cancer Center, and Cardiovascular Center.
The successful applicant must have good leadership abilities, effective communication skills, demonstrate a commitment to education and biomedical research, and provide a vision of excellence for the Department. A record of achievements in clinical service, administration, teaching, multi-disciplinary collaborative research and faculty mentorship are essential.The ability to promote an inclusive environment is highly valued. The successful candidate will also work with the departmental staff and dean’s office administration, the faculty group practice (LSU HealthCare Network) personnel, and the staff and administration of various hospital and clinic entities to maintain and expand the department’s clinical activities.
Candidates should provide their Curriculum Vitae, including a full list of publications, a brief statement of educational, research, service (clinical and otherwise), and administrative interests, a vision statement describing their goals in leading a department of internal medicine, and the names and contact information of three references.Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online: https://lsuhsc.peopleadmin.com/postings/6475
The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.
LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
MD, or MD/PhD, or equivalent
Board Certified in Internal Medicine or a medical subspecialty or be activelyenrolled in the maintenance of certification program
Licensed to practice Medicine in the State of Louisiana before hire date
At least 10 years of experience on the faculty of a medical school, and have obtained rank of Associate Professor or Professor
Must have achieved distinction in the areas of clinical practice, program administration and education.
Internal Number: 6475
About Louisiana State University Health New Orleans
The mission of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) is to provide education, research, and public service through direct patient care and community outreach. LSUHSC-NO comprises the Schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Graduate Studies, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.
LSUHSC-NO educational programs prepare students for careers as health care professionals and scientists. The Health Sciences Center disseminates and advances knowledge through State and national programs of basic and clinical research, resulting in publications, technology transfer, and related economic enhancements to meet the changing needs of the State of Louisiana and the nation.
LSUHSC-NO provides vital public service through direct patient care, including care of indigent and uninsured patients. Health care services are provided through LSUHSC-NO clinics in allied health, dentistry, medicine, nursing, and in numerous affiliated hospitals and clinics throughout Louisiana.
LSUHSC-NO provides referral services, continuing education, and information relevant to the public health of the citizens of Louisiana. In addition, LSUHSC-NO works cooperatively w...ith two Area Health Education Centers (AHECs), whose programs focus on improving the number and distribution of health care providers in underserved rural and urban areas of Louisiana and on supporting existing rural health care providers through continuing education programs.
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