Medical Director - Transplant Surgeon, Kidney/Pancreas

Presbyterian Healthcare Services-Physician
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Oct 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Medical Director - Transplant Surgeon, Kidney/Pancreas

The department of Surgery and Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation at Presbyterian Hospital Albuquerque, New Mexico is seeking candidates for a full-time transplant surgeon and medical director for our transplant division.

The Presbyterian Transplant Program is the only multi-organ transplant center in the state of New Mexico. We are a growing program with an organization that is well-respected in the community and the state. The kidney transplant program has been in place since 1986, with the pancreas transplant program opening in 2017. We have a well-developed living donor program that is now affiliated with the National Kidney Registry to offer Kidney Paired donation to patients.

What We re Offering:

  • Join an established, multi-specialty medical group
  • A Collegial work environment with easy access to well-qualified specialists
  • Enjoy all of New Mexico s beauty and lifestyle
  • Nationally competitive salary with relocation allowance available
  • Generous time off program (vacation, sick leave, CME, and holiday)
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • CME allowance
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • System-wide EPIC EMR
  • Exceptional retirement plans - 403b retirement savings program with both matching program and employer contributions

What We re Seeking

Presbyterian Healthcare services in Albuquerque, New Mexico is seeking an experienced transplant surgeon for a full-time surgeon position and to serve as the surgical director for their well-established kidney and pancreas transplant program located at Presbyterian Hospital.

  • Must be board certified or board eligible in general surgery or urology and have completed a 2-year transplant surgery fellowship at an ASTS accredited program.
  • Ideal candidates should also have a minimum of 5 years post fellowship experience in adult kidney and pancreas transplantation, laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy surgeries and multiorgan procurements.
  • Willing to work collaboratively with the transplant nephrologists and multidisciplinary transplant team to provide care for transplant recipients and living donors throughout all phases of care. Additional responsibilities include oversite of the transplant surgical team to include mentoring less experienced transplant surgeons.
  • The ideal candidate should be willing to collaborate with New Mexico Donor Services (OPO), UNOS and CMS with a vision and desire to direct and grow this well-established transplant program.

Practice Highlights

  • Call schedule 1-2 weeks including weekends per month
  • Transplant team, including providers participate in outreach programs around the state of New Mexico to educate patients, community providers, and dialysis units about the Presbyterian Transplant program
  • 35-55 transplants a year; 80% Medicare primary
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

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