Position Summary: The University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMCSN) Transplant Program is seeking a multi-organ transplant surgeon for a full-time position with UMCSN. The successful applicant will have an interest in pursuing a career focused on kidney and pancreas transplantation as well as laparoscopic/robotic living donor procedures, and laparoscopic/robotic hepatobiliary surgeries. The applicant will be tasked with the development of a pancreas transplant program.
Additional opportunities exist with an extensive multidisciplinary advanced and minimally invasive hepatobiliary surgery practice as well as dialysis access (hemo and peritoneal).
This position is also responsible for the administrative and clinical operations of the Transplant Services including quality management, the evaluation and selection of patients and donors and the transplant surgery. Responsible for promoting high standards of practice through the development of transplant policies, protocols, and practice guidelines and participates in rigorous performance improvement monitoring.
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine. Some positions may require three (3) years of clinical practice experience in all aspects of organ transplantation including clinical trials and transplant related clinical forums. The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record in all aspects of organ transplant program development.
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) credentialed or eligible as a Primary Surgeon. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
Candidates must be Board Certified Eligible in General Surgery.
Two years' transplant surgeon experience post ASTS Fellowship training in multi-organ transplantation and procurement preferred.
Able to meet licensing requirements in Nevada.
Must be UNOS certified or eligible as primary pancreas surgeon and primary laparoscopic living donor surgeon.
Superior communication and interpersonal skills are a must.
Internal Number: 16-65394
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