Memorial Healthcare System, one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States, is seeking an adult and pediatric multi-organ transplant surgeon to join its developing adult and pediatric kidney transplantation program led by its Chief Juan Arenas, MD. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of a fully supported groundbreaking program which will meet the needs of this specialized patient population with end-stage renal disease. The candidate is required to have board certification by the American Board of Surgery in addition to having completed an ASTS-accredited fellowship with organ donor procurement training. On-call coverage will be shared evenly with department chief.
With federal approval from UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing), the Memorial Transplant Institute in South Florida recently launched an adult and pediatric kidney transplant program at Memorial Regional Hospital and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood. The Institute established a living donor kidney recovery component, including open and laparoscopic nephrectomies. The kidney programs offer cadaveric, pediatric and living donor kidney transplants.
This is a full-time employed position which offers a highly competitive and desirable compensation package that is commensurate with training, experience and market demand. Professional malpractice and liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
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About Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few.
Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home.
Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.