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DHR Health Transplant Institute
Edinburg, Texas, United States (on-site)
5 days ago
Ohio Gastroenterology Group, Inc
Columbus, Ohio, United States (on-site)
25 days ago
DHR Health Transplant Institute
Edinburg, Texas, United States
(on-site)
5 days ago

Description

TRANSPLANT HEPATOLOGIST OPPORTUNITY

DHR Health entered the organ transplant field in 2017 after receiving federal approval from UNOS to launch the adult kidney transplant program. Since then, the transplant volume has skyrocketed, and outcomes have remained above the national average. DHR Health is now establishing a liver transplant program with some of the nation's best in the field. DHR Health Transplant Institute has a rare opportunity for a successful candidate to gain invaluable experience through hands-on participation in the development of the liver transplant program, including patient selection, QAPI, and strategic and research initiatives. The successful candidate will also provide quality patient care and be actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, reside ts, fellows, and Transplant Staff.

We are seeking a Board-Certified Transplant Hepatologist with completion of a 12-consecutive-month formal Transplant Hepatology Fellowship with specialized training in transplantation under the direct supervision of a qualified liver transplant physician and in conjunction with a liver transplant surgeon at a liver transplant program. The training must have included at least 3 months of clinical transplant service. The remaining time must have consisted of transplant-related experience, such as experience in a tissue typing laboratory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1) Board Certified MD or DO in Transplant Hepatology -Current Board Certification in Gastroenterology or Transplant Hepatology of added qualification by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

2) Transplant Hepatology Fellowship- Completion of a formal 12-consecutive month Transplant Hepatology Fellowship program:

  • Under the direct supervision of a qualified liver transplant physician and in conjunction with a liver transplant surgeon at a liver transplant program.
  • The training must have included at least 3 months of clinical transplant service. 
  • The remaining time must have consisted of transplant-related experience, such as experience in a tissue typing laboratory, on another solid organ transplant service, or conducting basic or clinical transplant research. 
  • During the fellowship period, the physician was directly involved in the primary care of 30 or more newly transplanted liver recipients and continued to follow these recipients for a minimum of 3 months from the time of transplant. 
  • The physician has maintained a current working knowledge of liver transplantation, defined as direct involvement in liver transplant patient care within the last 2 years. This includes management of patients with end stage liver disease, acute liver failure, the selection of appropriate recipients for transplantation, donor selection, histocompatibility and tissue typing, immediate post-operative patient care, the use of immunosuppressive therapy including side effects of the drugs and complications of immunosuppression, differential diagnosis of liver allograft dysfunction, histologic interpretation of allograft biopsies, interpretation of ancillary tests for liver dysfunction, and the long term outpatient care. 
  • The physician must have observed at least 3 liver procurements. The physician must have observed the evaluation, donation process, and management of these donors. 
  • The physician must have observed at least 3 liver transplants.

3) Continuing Education-Earn a minimum of 8 hours of credit in transplant-related educational activities from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACGME) Category I Continuing Medical Education (CME) within the most recent 3-year period.

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • One of the largest physician-owned hospitals in the U.S.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology 
  • 530 Bed Hospital 
  • DHR Health is an ACGME- accredited Sponsoring Institution 
  • Six Residency Programs (ACGME approved) 
  • One Fellowship Program (ACGME approved) 
  • Opportunities for faculty appointment, teaching, and research 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Located along the U.S. Southern Border (southernmost tip)
  • Warm climate and subtropical weather with more than 250 days of sunshine 
  • 70 miles west of the shores of South Padre Island 
  • Excellent public and private schools from elementary to high school 
  • Low cost of living 
  • Conserved Texas wildlife and habitat 
  • Migratory birds and sea turtles 
  • Tort Reform-Texas has the second-lowest malpractice payment rate in the U.S. 
  • No state income tax 
  • Lots of shopping and Premium Outlets 
  • Low crime rate


CONTACT: Sandra Cadena, Director of Physician Recruitment | Work: (956) 362-7352 | Fax: (956) 362-7361



Job ID: 73818812

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