Organ Procurement Surgeon (Open Rank)

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Organ Procurement Surgeon (Open Rank)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Surgery

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-12-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking an Organ Procurement Surgeon to join our Clinical Faculty in the Division of Transplant. Rank and compensation will depend upon qualifications. This tenure-ineligible position will be responsible for on call availability for surgical procurement of solid organs for human transplantation, including travel to outlying hospitals for procurement and safe transportation of organs to UVa; performing back table preparation of organs for implantation; providing surgical assistance during organ implantation and in general surgery cases; as well as providing assistance with human pancreatic islet isolations.

Qualified candidates must have a MD or equivalent, have completed both general surgery and transplant residency programs, and currently have or be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

UVa is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, research and teaching pursuits working within the collegial work environment are available.

To apply: visit and search on Posting Number 0621238. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your interests. This position will remain open until filled.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact Shawn Pelletier, MD, via email, or telephone, 434-924-9462.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Diana Houchens, via email, or telephone, 434-924-2000.

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

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