Job ID: 289180104  |  Last Updated: 3/26/2015


Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge, LA
Applicant Contact
Amber Thompson

Job Description

Gastroenterologist Position- Baton Rouge General Physicians

Baton Rouge General is seeking BC/BE Gastroenterologists to join our hospital-based specialty practice group. Thisis an excellent opportunity to join a high quality, growing healthcare system with access to comprehensive resources, a referral network of primary care physicians, advanced technology and avast clinical knowledge base. We are offeringan initial three year employment commitment.

This position offers:

A competitive salary

An attractive benefits package

Malpractice coverage

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Provides and manages direct health care for a specified patient population. Performs job for the age population served, as defined in the departments scope of service.


Minimum of 3 years in the active practice of medicine desired. Gastroenterology experience preferred.


Must hold current, active license to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana.

Must have MD privileges at Baton Rouge General Medical Center.

Medical Specialty License or Certification preferred.

State of Louisiana and Federal DEA Certification.

Board Certified or Board Eligible in specified area of Medical Specialty desired.

Highly organized and creative problem-solver who understands the importance of medical education.

Demonstrates excellent inter-personal skills.

Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.


Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Medical records without limitation both paper and electronic, employee health records, patient demographics, lab and radiology results, patient information related to surgery or appointment schedules, patient financial information, patient billing 3rd party, patient related complaints, information related to patient location, patients religious beliefs, research information, investigatory information and/or public health records.


Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Incident reporting, handling of wastes, sharps and linen, PPE, exposure control plans, hand washing, environment of care, patient identification, administers medications/blood products, receives orders for patients, validates patients for any procedure/surgery, transports, monitors or observes patients for procedures including infusion pumps, monitors clinical alarms, and collects blood samples.

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