The Department of Surgery at Christiana Care in Newark, Delaware has an opening for Associate Chief of Transplant Surgery.
The ideal candidate will join an established program and have experience in all aspects of the renal transplantation process and play an integral role in the continued growth of the program. Fellowship training in an ASTS accredited abdominal transplantation program and board certification in general surgery are required. Strong interpersonal skills and experience in meeting the general surgery needs of the renal failure patient in a community setting are preferred. Opportunity to participate in the training of surgical residents and/or clinical research is available.
Preferred candidates should have experience in program building and quality assurance performance improvement (QAPI) while working as a member of a multidisciplinary team that includes nephrologists, transplant coordinators, medical assistants, social worker and pharmacist.
Christiana Care Hospital main campus in Newark, Delaware, is part of Christiana Care System, a Magnet(r) non-profit health care organization, with over 1,200 beds between its three hospitals. It is the only Level I trauma center on the East Coast corridor situated between Philadelphia and Baltimore with a wide catchment area that draws from PA, NJ, MD and DE. We also serve as the tertiary referral center for the state of Delaware and has been honored repetitively as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report.
Living in the Delaware Valley offers a wealth of housing options in urban, suburban, and beautiful rural settings. The region boasts excellent school districts, private schools and some of the nation's best colleges and universities. Travel is easy with four international airports and Amtrak in the region. The area is rich in diversity and within 1-3 hours you can take advantage of all of the cultural, entertainment and recreational events in Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, DC as well as the popular beach resorts in Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.
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About Christiana Care
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.