Organ Procurement Specialist (Cardiac)

Location: Hollywood, FL

Specialty: Transplant Surgery

Physician Job Number: FY22-32-01


Memorial Healthcare System is looking for a physician with expertise in cardiac organ procurement to join the growing team of specialists at the Memorial Transplant Institute. With active programs in adult and pediatric heart transplant, the selected physician will be available to respond immediately to all calls for organ retrieval via air or ground. Qualified candidates must meet all CMS regulatory requirements for procurement surgeons in accordance with UNOS organ specific guidelines. Qualified candidates may also have an opportunity to work as a surgical assist to the transplant attending. 

Compensation will be commensurate with training and experience.   

About Memorial Transplant Institute

Memorial Transplant Institute, based at Memorial Regional Hospital, is the result of almost a decade of development. Our goal: To provide the most personalized, innovative care possible in heart and kidney transplant. Memorial Healthcare System entered the organ transplant field in 2010 when our pediatric hospital, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, received federal approval from UNOS to launch a pediatric heart transplant program. Since 2010, we have successfully performed more than 50 pediatric transplants, with patient survival rates exceeding national averages. In recognition of our pediatric program's high standards and performance, we were invited to join Optum's Transplant Center of Excellence Network in 2017. In 2014, UNOS approved the launch of our adult cardiac transplant program. We performed the first adult heart transplant in Broward County in September 2014. Since then, the program has seen steady growth. We set our sights on expanding our services to meet the needs of even more transplant patients in the South Florida area. In 2017, we received federal approval from UNOS to launch an adult kidney transplant program with pediatric transplant capabilities and to perform laparoscopic living donor kidney recoveries at Memorial Regional Hospital and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. Today, Memorial Transplant Institute provides South Florida with a respected team of experts offering heart and kidney care to patients of any age.

About Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. 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.

About South Florida

South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, a multitude of parks with opportunities for all types of outdoor activities, 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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