Job Requirements The successful candidate will:
Be a graduate from an accredited school of medicine and General Surgery Residency
Have completed an American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)-accredited fellowship
Board Certified in General Surgery
Possess a valid Medical License to practice in the State of Florida
Be credentialed by United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS)
Possess a minimum of 2 years of experience with deceased and living donor kidney transplantation
Be a US citizen or permanent resident
For more information please contact Connie Mitchell
Job Description Lee Health, recognized nationally for clinical quality and service, is seeking an experienced kidney transplant surgeon for a full-time position. The successful applicant will be competent in kidney transplantation as well as laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy. The applicant will join a multidisciplinary team consisting of an additional surgeon, nephrologists, clinical social worker, dietitian, financial counsellor and a transplant coordinator.
Over the past 2 years, Lee Health Transplant Institute has worked closely with UNOS and undergone a complete, physician-led rebuild from the ground up.
The Lee Health Transplant Institute is a patient-centered, physician-led, multidisciplinary team committed to quality care and transplant excellence. According to a UNOS review this year, the Lee Health Kidney Transplant Program is a "model transplant program" and is fully UNOS accredited. The transplant institute is based at Gulf Coast Medical Center in south Fort Myers and has access to leading edge equipment, technology, and connectivity with our referring hospitals and all of the outpatient centers through EPIC.
The Fort Myers area is growing, affordable, and family friendly and is consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing communities in Florida. If you want to work in a collaborative, progressive health care system that allows you to provide the best patient care in a supportive and friendly environment, this opportunity is for you. In addition, you are just minutes away from beautiful Sanibel and Captiva Islands and a short drive to Naples. Come live and work in paradise, also known as Southwest Florida!