Willis-Knighton Health System, headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana, is a not-for-profit community healthcare corporation with four general acute care hospitals and affiliate relationships with several rural hospitals. It is the largest nongovernmental employer in the region, employing more than 6,500 people.
Specialized centers of excellence include the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center, WK Proton Therapy Center, Willis-Knighton Heart & Vascular Institute, and the WK Rehabilitation Institute, a hospital that incorporates both physical and behavioral rehabilitation. Women’s and children’s services include maternal/fetal medicine, NICU, and PICU.
The Willis-Knighton Physician Network of more than 350 providers features clinics in Shreveport, Bossier City, and several outlying communities. Providers offer primary and specialty care as well care at urgent care and occupational care clinics. Attention to health and wellness is evident in its network of wellness centers. Complementing Willis-Knighton’s health services is an active adult community focused on healthy, active living into the later years. The Oaks of Louisiana offers independent and assisted living as well as skilled nursing.
The health system’s WK Innovation Center features a virtual hospital for continuing education of employees and training of medical and allied health students. The health system is a major community supporter through its “tithe the bottom line” philanthropy that provides funding and support to for the community. A major component of this is Project NeighborHealth which targets medically underserved areas.
As it has grown, Willis-Knighton has endeavored to maintain a family feeling. The personal touch and caring attitude, combined with a commitment to innovation and sophisticated level of technology, have laid the foundation for the health system’s growth.
More About the Position
Join an established practice in an established clinic with the Willis-Knighton Health System in the Shreveport/Bossier City area. Follow your patients in hospital, share call with partners. Competitive compensation plus production bonus and benefits package including Health, Malpractice and Full Benefits Package, including Defined Retirement Plan. Moving Allowance. Sign on bonus. Stipends for training residents and fellows.
For more information please contact:
Marian Dehan, Physician Development
(888) 521-1892 (Toll-Free)
(318) 212-4196 (Office)
(318) 455-1098 (Cell)
(318) 212-8380 (Fax)
- Competitive Compensation
- Employee Life Insurance
- Spouse and Dependent Life Insurance
- Long-term Disability
- Short-term Disability
- Defined Benefit Pension Plan
- 403B Retirement Plan
- Sick Leave
- Vacation Pay
- Holiday Paid Days (9 for Full-Time Employees)
- Health Coverage
- Dental Coverage
- Supplemental Income Coverage
- Childcare Reimbursement Program
- Healthcare Reimbursement Program
- Continuing Education Program
- Willis-Knighton Federal Credit Union
About Shreveport-Bossier City
Shreveport-Bossier offers many of the big-city amenities but retains the comfortable feel of small town America. People are friendly. They want to get to know you. It’s not a place for those who wish to remain anonymous!
Census projections for 2010 place the combined population of the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area at just over 409,000. This stable population plus below average cost of living, warm sunbelt climate and excellent cultural, educational and recreational opportunities make this an excellent location for your career and lifestyle.
Housing is not a problem. House, condo or apartment? You choose. Many apartment complexes offer you view of the river, a lake or a park. Homes are available in every size and range. Live in a stately historic are or choose a suburban planned community. If you like, you can opt for a farm or ranch rural lifestyle. With the low-hassle traffic you could have as little as a 15 to 20 minute commute to work. When you work in Shreveport-Bossier, you can have a busy professional life and a relaxed quality of life at the same time!
If you’re raising a family or planning one, you’ve found the right place. This is truly a family-oriented community.