Hospital Medicine – Medical Director

CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center-HM

Shreveport, LA

Job Description

  • 214 hospital beds
  • 7 on / 7 off block schedule; 12-hour shifts
  • ADE is 19-20/day
  • No more than 3 admissions/day
  • Open ICU-Hospitalists admit to ICU, but do not continue care for patients in ICU
  • No procedures required, intensivists onsite
  • EMR: Meditech but will be switching over to EPIC 1-2 years
  • Staffing Model:
    • Day: 7 Physicians (7a-7p)
    • TeleHealth as a backup during any surge
    • Night: 1 Physician & 1 NPPA (7p-7a)

Facility Information

CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System has provided health care in northwest Louisiana for over 125 years. CHRISTUS Highland, in southeast Shreveport, is a general acute care hospital that specializes in cardiac and orthopedic medicine, women's services and surgery. The Cancer Center is located on the Highland campus with an additional Cancer Clinic located in Bossier City.

Community Information

Shreveport, Louisiana, is a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage, diverse population, and a thriving community spirit. Nestled along the banks of the Red River, Shreveport offers residents and visitors a unique blend of southern charm, urban amenities, and natural beauty. Culture and history are deeply woven into the fabric of Shreveport. The city boasts a wealth of historic landmarks, including the majestic Strand Theatre, which showcases live performances and events, and the historic Fairfield Avenue district, known for its beautifully preserved homes and tree-lined streets. Museums and galleries offer insights into Shreveport's past, from its role as a prominent river port to its contributions to the music and entertainment industries. Shreveport is also a melting pot of cultures and influences, reflected in its diverse population and culinary scene. From classic Cajun and Creole cuisine to international flavors and innovative dining experiences, food lovers will find no shortage of delicious options to explore.

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