Director for Liver Transplant Surgical Opportunity in San Antonio, TX

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtySurgery : Transplant
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeNot Specified
Bonuses OfferedNone

Job Description

Texas Transplant Physician Group, a department of Methodist Hospital | Specialty and Transplant and located in San Antonio, Texas, is searching for an outstanding, highly motivated multi-organ surgeon to serve as our liver transplant surgical director and join our liver and kidney transplant program.

Clinical responsibilities include a focus to expand liver transplant program and to assist the kidney transplant program.

Position and Candidate details:
- Candidates must be ABS board certified and have completed an ASTS accredited fellowship (Accreditation of the fellowship in liver transplantation is mandatory)
- Must be eligible for an unrestricted Texas Medical License
- 5-15 years of demonstrated experience required in liver transplantation with strong interest in clinical liver transplantation
- Desire to work in a consensus model of very experienced group of hepatologists and transplant surgeons with low resident participation
- The ability to independently perform deceased donor liver and kidney transplantation is required
- Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with split liver transplants, DCD liver transplants and who may satisfy the UNOS requirements for live donor liver surgeon.
- Successful candidates will have experience and a passion for leadership, program building and working in a multidisciplinary approach with colleagues in numerous specialties

Incentive/Benefits Package:
- Employed opportunity
- Sign-on bonus
- Competitive Salary
- Comprehensive benefit package that includes health and dental coverage and CME
- Relocation Assistance
- Paid Malpractice
- Enjoy a collaborative environment with a group of physicians with more than 60 years of combined expertise in all areas of disease management, transplant services and procedures

About Methodist Hospital - Specialty & Transplant Liver Disease and Transplant Program:
- The Liver Disease and Transplant Program at Texas Transplant Institute, on the campus of Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, is nationally recognized for its successful outcomes
- Consistently ranked Best in Texas for survival rates greater than 95% for one-year and three-year survival
- Since the program's founding in 2001, the expert medical staff have completed over 700+ liver transplants
- On a percentage basis, we have transplanted more medically urgent patients than any other transplant program in Texas
- For more detailed information visit the UNOS website; the code for our program is TXHS, https://sahealth.com/specialties/transplant-services/

About Methodist Hospital Specialty & Transplant Kidney program:
- The kidney transplant program at Texas Transplant Institute, on the campus of Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, is the 4th largest kidney transplant program in the U.S. and cares for more than 3,000 patients throughout Texas.
- The kidney transplant program is the largest living donor transplant program in the U.S.
- The kidney transplant program is the largest single center paired donor program in the U.S.
- The kidney transplant program is the largest Hispanic transplant program in the U.S.
- https://sahealth.com/specialties/kidney-transplant/

San Antonio is home to 2.5 million people and is experiencing solid economic growth in industries such as bioscience and healthcare, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity and green technologies. San Antonio's MSA is expected to add up to 1.1 million new residents and 500,000 new jobs by 2040. This growing city offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for all ages. San Antonio residents also enjoy a cost of living slightly below the national average due to lower housing costs, as well as no state income tax.
San Antonio is home to 2.5 million people and is experiencing solid economic growth in industries such as bioscience and healthcare, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity and green technologies. San Antonio's MSA is expected to add up to 1.1 million new residents and 500,000 new jobs by 2040. This growing city offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for all ages. San Antonio residents also enjoy a cost of living slightly below the national average due to lower housing costs, as well as no state income tax.

Facility Description

Located in the South Texas Medical Center in San Antonio, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital (MSTH) is licensed for 382 beds. The hospital is widely acclaimed throughout the Southwest for its specialized medical services including heart, kidney, pancreas and liver transplants, as well as latest procedures to treat impotency, incontinence and gastro enteric illnesses. Other specialty areas include emergency care, inpatient rehabilitation, behavioral medicine, bariatric surgery/ care and the latest treatments for cancer. The facility also houses a program in which a specially trained team works with law enforcement officers to provide care for survivors of sexual assault.

MSTH is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, the busiest kidney program in Texas and among the top ten in the nation. The program has performed the most live kidney donor transplants in Texas, using minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques for most procedures. The heart transplant program is the first Medicare-certified program of its kind in South and Central Texas and is the Medicare-approved site in the region for patients needing long-term assist device therapy. The liver transplant program includes a liver failure clinic that offers a variety of services, including Interferon treatments, chemoembolization and radio frequently ablation procedures.

The Methodist Cancer Center is part of the facility, treating all types of cancers with the latest radiation therapies, including the advanced Gamma Knife and CyberKnife. The Center treats cancers of the prostate, sarcomas, as well as some non-cancerous conditions and lesions.

The hospital has been named by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence in recognition of their program's demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.

The hospital owns several medical office buildings in the area with one connected to MSTH.

Hospital Website:

http://sahealth.com/location/methodist-specialty-and-transplant-hospital

Hospital Fast Facts:

http://sahealth.com/util/forms/fastfacts/MethodistSpecialtyandTransplantHospitalFastFacts.pdf

Hospital Highlights:

http://sahealth.com/locations/methodist-specialty-and-transplant-hospital/hospital-highlights.dot

ABOUT METHODIST HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN SAN ANTONIO:
Methodist Healthcare System - San Antonio is the largest provider of health care in South and Central Texas with 28 facilities including nine acute care hospitals serving over 94,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients annually. The System team is comprised of 11,000 employees, making Methodist Healthcare System the second largest private employer in San Antonio. The Texas Quality Foundation selected Methodist Healthcare System to receive the 2014 Texas Award for Performance Excellence, making Methodist the first and only health care system in South Texas to receive this award, which requires an organization to demonstrate its commitment to the highest quality standards. With more than 2,700 credentialed physicians, Methodist Healthcare System provides the largest array of medical services in the region including neurosurgery, cardiovascular services, transplants, oncology and women's services. The health system is equally co-owned by both HCA Healthcare and the Methodist Healthcare Ministries. HCA Healthcare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, comprising 178 hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers and physician clinics in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is a private, faith-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating access to health care for the uninsured through direct services, community partnerships and strategic grant making in 74 counties across South Texas. Visit http://www.SAHealth.com to learn more.

Facility & Address

  • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hosp
  • San Antonio TX

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Contact Information

Gina Coliano 7962-960

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