Medical Director, Lung Transplant – F67000

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyPulmonary Critical Care Medicine : Medical Director
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeNot Specified
Bonuses OfferedNone
Not-for-profit501(c)(3)

Opportunity Details

Medical Director of Lung Transplant – F67000

Virginia Commonwealth University Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine is seeking candidate Medical Director of Lung Transplant. The successful candidate will lead a multi-disciplinary team in providing comprehensive care and management of patients before and after lung transplant. The Medical Director is  responsible for providing administrative leadership to the lung transplant program; develop policies and practice guideline to assure compliance with governing agencies; participate in various outreach activities with multiple constituencies both within and outside the Hospital and University and the broader clinical community; guide performance improvement guidelines, policies and protocols. Time will also be allocated to other critical care responsibilities (Resource Intensivist shifts, MRICU attending, Critical Care consults).

The successful candidate will also be responsible for providing teaching to medical students, residents, and fellows in the management of patients with pre and post lung transplant patients. A strong clinical and/or research interest in lung transplantation and experience in the management of advanced lung disease is preferred. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment as a faculty member at VCU is required.

Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent, be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified or board-eligible in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine by appointment start date. Meets the qualifications and requirements of national accrediting agencies for this position (UNOS). Strong interpersonal skills and excellence in patient care and teaching are expected. Dedicated fellowship training in transplant pulmonology is strongly preferred.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

#LI-AC1

About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic region along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean, and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City is consistently top ranked for its rich history, charm, lower cost of living, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, breweries, wineries, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City and the mild climate, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s events, public gardens, festivals, and athletic activities. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will also find beautiful theaters, concert venues,  ballet, museums including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Children’s Museum, Science Museum of Virginia, and the Richmond International Raceway, to name a few.

Richmond has something for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly, and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hill, The Fan, or the suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Welcome to VCU Health l MCV Physicians, the medical practice of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. As part of VCU’s School of Medicine, our physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians, and conduct important research. VCU’s Massey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Health is the region’s full-service children’s hospital.

We are over 900 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center — Richmond, VA – the region’s comprehensive Level 1 Trauma Center, verified in adult, pediatric, and burn trauma care. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research.

Our physician-driven, patient-centered care model reflects the values and vision of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

VCU Health has consistently ranked high in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals study in the state and metro Richmond area. Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU continues to expand inpatient and outpatient services, as well as the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children, opened in 2018, serving as a beacon of hope for families seeking mental health services. We are proud that VCU Health has twice achieved Magnet® designation.  We are honored to be recognized by Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best” for work/life balance and integration. Since 2006, the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce has consistently named VCU Health an Area Employer of Choice. You won’t find a more appreciative organization to work for, nor better people to work with.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Facility & Address

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health
  • 1250 East Marshall Street Richmond VA 23298-5048

Links

Contact Information

Anthony Coviello Physician and Medical Faculty Recruiter

Photos

Video

This site is only intended for job seekers to contact the organizations posting jobs. Use of this site for solicitation and other unintended purposes is prohibited.

Upcoming Career Fairs