Chief, Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Location: Hollywood, FL

Specialty: Surgery, Urology

Physician Job Number: FY22-16-01


Memorial Healthcare System, one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States, is seeking a Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery for the Adult and Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who wants to lead and be directly involved with the continued growth of this program. Responsibilities include: oversight of program growth and strategic vision, development and maintenance of clinical protocols and administrative policies, oversight of key performance and quality indicators in kidney transplant, and developing strong relationships with surgeon colleagues and referring physicians. The incumbent will enjoy the full support of a collaborative administration while demonstrating continual leadership skills and setting an example for others in the program.

Successful candidates will meet the following criteria:

·       ASTS accredited fellowship training

·       Board certified in surgery and/or urology

·       Minimum of five years clinical experience in kidney transplant, including pediatric kidney transplant

·       Expertise in live donor laparoscopic nephrectomy and transplantation

·       Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-leadership skills

·       Demonstrated success in new program development and the establishment of policies and guidelines to monitor patient progress, evidenced–based clinical outcomes and the effectiveness of medical care

This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.

About Memorial Healthcare System

A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few. 

Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home. 

Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.

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South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, zoos and wildlife refuges, a vibrant arts community, museums and world-class dining. South Florida’s high quality of life – including year-round summer weather, exciting multiculturalism and no state income tax – attracts new residents from all over the country and around the world.

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Since its inception in 1953, Memorial has been a leader in providing high-quality healthcare services to South Florida residents. Today, it is the fifth-largest public healthcare system in the nation and highly regarded for its exceptional patient- and family-centered care. Memorial's patient, physician and employee satisfaction rates are some of the most admired in the country, and the system is recognized as a national leader in quality healthcare.

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