50 miles West of Alexandria, 70 miles north of Lake Charles
WOW—Walk into a busy practice!
Hospital, a fully accredited, 60 bed community hospital, is currently seeking a Board Certified or Eligible (if completing training) Pediatrician to replace a physician departing due to family military responsibilities.
We anticipate 25-30 visits per day from the start1
Referrals from hospital-employed FPs and local private practitioners
ED and C-section call of 1:4. Shared clinic call on weekends/holidays
Well-appointed office space adjacent to the hospital
Reasonable payer mix with little self-pay
City is located in western Louisiana near the border of Texas and has a service area population of around 50,000, with a 40-mile draw of over 100,000. It is just 15 minutes from Fort Polk, the 5th largest military installation in the nation.
Hometown ambiance with a low cost of living
Ranked among the “Best Cities for Young Families in Louisiana”
Unique “melting pot” of cultures and people
Best known for outdoor recreational facilities including the 84,000 acres of National Forest
Just over an hour to warm Gulf waters, and a morning’s drive to vibrant New Orleans
The hospital will offer a competitive recruitment package which may include:
Base salary with productivity incentives & full employee benefits
Relocation, Licensure and CME expenses
Sign On and/or Commencement Bonuses
Stipend for the remainder of training
Possible medical education loan repayment assistance