Ochsner Health System and Louisiana State University Health Science Center- Shreveport seek applicants for a Radiation Oncologist position. Must be board certified/ board eligible in Radiation Oncology and eligible for active Louisiana Medical Licensure. Graduating Radiation/Oncology fellows are welcomed to apply. This position is for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology. The applicant should be competent with HDR brachytherapy, SBRT, IMRT, and 4D radiation techniques. A Gamma Knife experience is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will also need to have a strong commitment to an active teaching program, participation in research and scholarly activities, and clinical experience.
The radiation oncology program of the Radiation Therapy Center (RTC) at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport focuses on “what is best for cancer patients.” In order to fulfill its goal of providing excellent care for cancer patients, state-of-the-art technology in radiation oncology is available for the individualized treatment of patients. The RTC is equipped with an Elekta (dual photon energy and several electron beam energies) Linear Accelerator with a 80-leaf MLCs; a Varian GammaMed High-Dose Rate (HDR) portable radiation unit; A Gamma Knife Perfexion; a Phillips Pinnacle treatment planning system (for creation of conformal dose distribution such as that employed in intensity modulated radiation therapy/IMRT);; an AcqSim computed tomography simulator (for accurate 3D target volume delineation); an IMPAC (record and verify) information system; and electronic portal imaging (which allows for verification of the targeted tumor-containing area).
The applicant will work under the leadership of Dr. Troy Richards, MD, the Medical Director of radiation oncology at Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana. Our health sciences center is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions and a robust research enterprise. More than 800 students are enrolled in the degree programs at any one time. Additionally, nearly 600 residents and fellows are trained each year. The facility is also home to the only Level I Trauma center in the surrounding region, and one of only two in the state.
Interested candidates may e-mail their curriculum vita to Shvfacultyrecruitment@lsuhsc.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Must be board certified/ board eligible in Radiation Oncology and eligible for active Louisiana Medical Licensure.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 53639
About Ochsner-LSU Health System
ABOUT LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT
LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport is one of two Health Sciences Centers of the Louisiana State University System and one of only one hundred and forty in the nation. LSU Health Shreveport is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions. Almost 900 students are enrolled in the degree programs at any one time. Additionally, over 500 residents and fellows are trained each year. The primary mission of the LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport is to teach, heal, and discover, in order to advance the wellbeing of the region and beyond. At the heart of the LSU Health Shreveport is a strong faculty that includes a number of nationally and internationally-acclaimed physicians and scientists. More than 600 strong, they lead our research efforts, educate our students and provide primary and specialty care to patients throughout the region. LSU Health Shreveport has strong community support, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion that promotes mutual respect for all. For more information, visit www.lsuhscshreveport.edu.