Job ID: 289510045  |  Last Updated: 10/18/2022

Pulmonologist and Critical Care Physician Needed to Expand Program in Meridian, MS

Ochsner Rush Health
Meridian, MS
Applicant Contact
Nicola Fruge
Physician Recruiter
(601) 938-5922
(601) 934-5922

Job Description

Pulmonary/Critical Care physician needed at Ochsner Rush Health to help build State of the Art Pulmonary Lab

Ochsner Rush Health, based in Meridian, MS, is looking for a Pulmonologist to join its 215-bed hospital. We currently have one pulmonologist on staff who also serves as the Chief Medical Advisor. We have implemented EPIC system wide and are doing EBUS.

Here are the details:
Continue building a state of the art pulmonary lab
23 bed ICU and 11 bed ICU in the adjoining Long-term Acute-Care Hospital
Involvement with chronic vent unit programs at our hospitals in Union, MS and in Butler, AL
Telemedicine available
EPIC System wide
Very large 8 county referral base
Adult Hospitalist Program that has been here for 20 years
Dynamic administration that directly supports our physicians.
Rapidly growing system with the addition of over 20 new physicians in the last two years.
Enticing and Competitive Compensation and Recruitment package.
Teaching opportunities for local family medicine residency program.

Ochsner Rush Health is comprised of a 215-bed hospital, 5 critical access hospitals, a 49 bed LTAC hospital and 30 clinics located throughout East Central MS and West AL. Visit for details.

Meridian, MS: A mid-sized town with a population of 45 to 50,000. Commonly referred as the Transportation Center of the South, Meridian is very centrally located with rapid access to major cities including New Orleans, LA (3 hours); Jackson, MS (1.5 hours); Birmingham, AL (2.5 hours); Atlanta, GA (4 hours); and the beaches of Gulf Shores, AL (3.5 hours). It is a very family Oriented community with conservative values, a low cost of Living, low crime rate and excellent school options. Our beautiful year-round warm weather allows for multiple outdoor activities including camping, fishing, hiking and boating. Meridian has a strong medical community with Rush Health Systems making up the largest non-military employer in the region. Known for its thriving performing arts, the city boasts the MS Arts & Entertainment Experience (MAX); the Riley Center; The Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian Little Theatre, the Meridian Symphony Orchestra and a new Children's Museum.

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