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Join Progressive Transplant Team in Central PA (Physician )

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22 Sep 2022
Surgery-Transplant opening in , Pennsylvania.

A Pennsylvania-based medical group is seeking an Associate Surgical Director of Transplant Surgery to develop and grow the Kidney Transplant Program in Central Pennsylvania.

Job Features

  • Associate Surgical Director, Transplant Surgery (Transplant Physicians-General Surgery)
  • This opportunity offers an experienced surgical candidate the ability to join a growing team and program.
  • This position involves direct and indirect surgical patient care.


  • The ideal candidate will bring five to eight years of experience working in kidney transplant surgery at a UNOS-approved transplant program.
  • This surgeon will collaborate and coordinate the care of transplant patients and living donor patients with transplant staff, referring physicians, and primary care physicians.
  • As a valued member of the team, the Associate Surgical Director will work closely with the Transplant Administrator and Program Director, to identify and achieve the goals of the Department.
  • Actively promotes the growth of the transplant program
  • Participates in the strategic planning process
  • Oversees clinical and administrative aspects of the program
  • Provides high-quality patient care
  • Co-chairs transplant program's QAPI process
  • Participates in and provides teaching and supervision of residents when assigned to the program
  • Performs transplant surgery, laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy, general surgery, patient management (inpatient and outpatient basis) in addition to transplant consultations on inpatients within the health system
  • Develops an outpatient practice in general surgery
  • Provides on-call coverage to the Transplant Program, with night and weekend calls on a rotating basis with other transplant physicians
  • Performs deceased donor organ procurement surgeries for local organ procurement organizations based on established call schedule
  • Assists in quality assurance activities in relation to transplant care.
  • Supports the Director of Transplant Services in the financial management of the practice including, but not limited to charging and diagnoses appropriate to the level of care provided
  • Develops strong, supportive, and collaborative relationships with referring physicians
  • Promotes goals of UPMC Pinnacle and is a positive representative of the health system
  • Board-certified in General Surgery
  • Completed an American Society of Transplantation Fellowship Program


  • This is a full-time, salaried position that rotates weekly coverage of the in-patient service including on-call responsibilities.
  • Generous salary plus incentive bonus based on quality goals
  • Health, life, and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
  • Professional dues
  • CME time
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Relocation Allowance


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  • Job Reference: 718633433-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Enterprise Medical Recruiting
  • Location: Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent