End Date: 6/30/2022
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Physician
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
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 a proven track record in all aspects of the renal transplantation process including significant laparoscopic donor experience while playing 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.
The main campus in Newark, Delaware, is part of ChristianaCare, a Magnet® 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.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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Join Delaware’s largest health system and a premier leader in the Mid-Atlantic region—a not-for-profit, physician-led, financially sound entity that is driven by its core values of Love and Excellence. Join ChristianaCare and discover a diverse patient base, challenging and complex cases and cutting-edge technologies, as well as opportunities for resident and medical student teaching and clinical research—all in a desirable location close to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. that offers a lower cost of living, including low property taxes and no state sales tax.
ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.
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