The Hume-Lee Transplant Center at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System is seeking a multi-organ transplant surgeon for a full-time position with the Transplant Division at the rank of Instructor. VCU Medical Center, a 700 bed quaternary teaching hospital is one of the largest and busiest academic centers in Virginia.
Candidates must be Board Certified Eligible in General Surgery, ASTS Fellowship training in multi-organ transplantation and procurement, able to meet licensing requirements in Virginia, and be UNOS certified or eligible. Board certification in General Surgery will be expected during the course of the appointment, commensurate with Board requirements. Superior communication and interpersonal skills are a must.
The successful applicant will have an interest in pursuing a career focused on kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation. Responsibilities are broad and include deceased and living donor kidney and liver transplantation (adult and pediatric), and pancreas transplantation (whole organ and islet cell). Clinical interactions with teams from the Richmond Veterans' Administration Hospital are expected. Additional opportunities exist with an extensive multidisciplinary hepato-biliary surgery practice as well as dialysis access (hemo and peritoneal). Clinical research opportunities abound. Team-based bench research is also available, depending on the applicant's level of interest and previous experience.
VCU Medical Center is the only comprehensive Level 1 trauma center in Virginia that is certified in adult, pediatric and burn trauma care. The only Level I Trauma Center in Central Virginia, and one of just five in the state, MCV Hospital's Trauma Center provides comprehensive, specialized care for severely injured patients. As a Level I center, MCV Hospitals' offers 24-hour, on-site surgical staff and dedicated operating room space.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To apply, please submit electronically to https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/84956 - a curriculum vitae; cover letter; and three letters of reference.
Inquiries may be directed to Nikki Meador, Faculty Affairs Coordinator, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Surgery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-827-1033.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU required.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply.