General Surgery: Transplant Job in New Orleans, Louisiana

Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program at Tulane Medical Center - J-038152

Tulane Medical Center

Physician - General Surgery: Transplant

Job Description

Tulane University School of Medicine’s Transplant Institute is currently seeking candidates for a Nephrology clinical faculty position to serve as Medical Director of the Transplant program.

Qualified Candidates:
  • Requires a minimum of 3 year-experience after transplant nephrology fellowship training
  • Successful candidate may assume the role of medical director of the kidney and pancreas transplantation program
  • Medical director of transplant program shall report to the director of Tulane Transplant Institute in clinical aspect and have an academic appointment with Department of Medicine
  • Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree
  • Candidates should have satisfactorily completed a training program in general nephrology accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and transplant nephrology accredited by American Society of Transplantation (AST), and be board certified and eligible for licensure in Louisiana
  • Academic experience to meet the relevant academic appointment level required
  • Responsibilities will include participation in both the academic and research missions of the Tulane Transplant Institute
  • Candidate oversees inpatient services that includes care of acute and chronic kidney disease, provision of dialysis services, fluid and electrolyte problems, and kidney and pancreas transplant
  • Outpatient services include evaluation and management of, transplant patients and their associated medical conditions
  • Administrative and educational responsibilities shall include overseeing transplant waiting list management, and maintaining compliance of the transplant program
  • Must have strong research interests.
  • Ideal candidate will participate in the teaching and clinical programs of the residents, fellows, and medical students. 
  • On-call coverage on a rotating basis
  • Physician will attend on the inpatient services along with the fellows
  • Position does not qualify for visa sponsorship

Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 403(b) university funded retirement plan
  • Outstanding educational benefits including tuition waiver and option to participate in the tuition exchange program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellness program
  • Family-friendly work environment complete with two child care centers on the downtown and uptown campuses
About Tulane Medical Center:

  • Tulane Medical Center is an acclaimed teaching, research, and medical center serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane physicians provide leading-edge care ranging from primary to tertiary to quaternary in a vast number of specialties.
  • With 235+ beds and 600+ physicians, Tulane Medical Center continues to grow to reflect the changing needs of the community. In addition to the downtown campus, Tulane Medical Center includes the Tulane Hospital for Women and Children campus in Metairie and the Lakeview Regional Medical Center campus in Covington.
  • Within walking distance of the French Quarter, the New Orleans hospital provides expert medical care for children and adults. Our doctors specialize in the routine care of infants, children, adolescents, and adults, providing a wide range of family care services.
  • Our mission is to provide world-class patient care, education, and research.

New Orleans, LA, nicknamed the “Big Easy,” offers an unparalleled nightlife and music scene. It also delivers a world-famous food and culinary experience unlike any other. The city has been named #1 Most Improved on the “Best Business Cities” list by the Wall Street Journal. There are numerous neighborhoods to explore especially if you are seeking charm and character - Warehouse District, Garden District, Gentilly, and many others. Whether a townhouse, double gallery home, center-hall or bungalow – we have the community for you. Some of the biggest employers in the city include Tulane University, Entergy Corporation, and Whitney Holding Corp.

Other Details

Job ID: 0da369f5-342c-4d8e-85f8-3eddd6d389b7

Practice Type: Academic

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company

HCA MidAmerica Division

Hiring Organization

Tulane Medical Center
1415 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

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