Transplant Surgeon

Job Requisition #: JR68870

End Date: 6/30/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Physician

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The Department of Surgery at ChristianaCare in Newark, Delaware, is looking for an experienced, dynamic transplant surgeon. 

The ideal candidate will join an established renal transplant 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 or urology are required. Additional surgical skills and interests in areas outside of transplantation are desirable. Opportunities to participate in the training of surgical residents and clinical research are available.

Preferred candidates should have experience in program building and quality assurance performance improvement (QAPI) while working as a member of a traditional transplantation multidisciplinary team.

ChristianaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with over 1,200 beds between its three hospitals, serves as the tertiary referral center for the state of Delaware, and is regularly recognized as, "One of America's Best Hospitals," by U.S. News & World Report. The transplant program, located at the Newark, DE campus, is the only adult transpant program between Philadelphia and Baltimore, with a wide catchment area that draws from PA, NJ, MD, and DE.

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 within reach. Northern Delaware is ideally situated - Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington, DC, as well as popular beach areas in Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland are all within 1-3 hours travel time.


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.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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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.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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