Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Transplant Surgery physician to join the Department of Surgery located in Maywood and Hines, Illinois.
The Department of Surgery and the Division of Intra-Abdominal Transplantation at LUMC, in conjunction with the Edward Hines Jr. VA Medical Center, is searching for an outstanding, highly motivated transplant surgeon, with a record of clinical and academic contributions to the field, to join our dynamic group of six surgeons in our expanding Transplant Program. To support the growth and fulfill the educational mission of LUMC, an ASTS Transplant Surgery Fellowship was established in 2020, and a partnership with the Division of Surgical Oncology was recently established to expand the care of patients with hepatobiliary disease.
The transplant program at LUMC has demonstrated an annual growth for the past three years, is a CMS/UNOS certified program, and is a member in good standing for liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. The Abdominal Transplant Program at LUMC has recently established a partnership with The Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital to expand the local kidney transplantation footprint. The Kidney Transplant Program at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital is only the eighth VA Kidney Transplant Program in the country.
The transplant surgeon will be an active member of both the Hines VA Kidney Transplant Program as well as LUMC transplant programs. The candidate will be expected to support both clinical programs, as well as contribute to education, outstanding outcomes in clinical care, and supporting the academic mission. This position includes protected time for academic endeavors.
Principal duties include:
The successful candidate must have kidney transplant experience, encompassing both deceased donor and living donor transplants. Experience in laparoscopic donor nephrectomies is required. Robotic skills and experience with national paired kidney exchange transplants are desirable.
The ability to independently perform deceased donor liver transplants is required. Formal Hepatobiliary training is highly desirable.
Experience in multi-organ donor recovery is required.
A proven academic track record as a transplant surgeon in education and research is highly desirable. Educational interests primarily in medical student education, as well as general surgery resident and transplant surgery fellowship training are expected from a successful candidate and will be of important considerations in the selection process.
Requirements for this opportunity include:
Assistant or Associate Professor level
Must have completed an ASTS certified program or a program of equivalent certification
Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery
Licensed to practice in the State of Illinois at the time of hire
This is an excellent opportunity for a Transplant Surgeon to join Loyola University Health System.
Loyola University Medical Center offers a highly competitive benefits package including institutional malpractice coverage and salary commensurate with experience, time and rank is available.
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