Physician-Transplant Surgery

Banner Health
Tucson, Arizona
May 03, 2021
May 03, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona-Tucson seeks to recruit an academic abdominal multi-organ transplant surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will have an interest in pursuing a career focused on kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation. Responsibilities are broad and include deceased and living donor kidney transplantation, liver transplantation, pancreas transplantation, dialysis access procedures and general surgical procedures for patients with end organ failure. The position involves active participation in a multi-disciplinary team that manages patients through the entire transplant process. Banner University Medical Center Tucson has active transplant programs in heart and lung transplantation in addition to abdominal organ transplantation. Banner University Medical Center's total transplant volume was 168 transplants in 2018.

Physicians at Banner University Medical Center-Tucson provide clinical care at a state of the art inpatient facility that opened in 2019 and at an outpatient facility that opened in 2018.

Come join an exceptional team within this growing specialty!

*Qualified candidate will receive a faculty appointment with the University of Arizona that is consistent with their credentials.

Primary Location: Banner University Medical Center - Tucson, 1625 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ

Secondary Location: Banner University Medical Center - South, 2800 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ

Qualifications and Essential Functions

•BC/BE in General Surgery

•Completed ASTS accredited Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship

•Valid AZ license (or eligible to receive)

•Candidates with an interest and experience in living donor transplantation, including paired exchange transplants are preferred

•Training in multi-organ procurement, kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation is essential

•Applicants should have demonstrated skill and interest in teaching learners at all levels

•Opportunities for research as well as leadership development are available

•Experienced and new physicians are welcome to apply, however candidates with several years of experience are preferred

Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this merger is academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report and has the Magnet® designation for outstanding nursing care.

Banner – University Medical Center South, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus, is a comprehensive medical center with an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. It is a state-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and is designated a senior-friendly hospital by Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders.

We offer a generous salary and benefits. Please apply online with your letter of interest and CV for immediate consideration

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer

Facility & Location Information

Banner University Medical Center - Tucson
1625 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719 Physician-Transplant Surgery

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