Procurement Surgeon

Falls Church, Virginia
Jun 19, 2024
Aug 18, 2024
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Procurement Surgeon- Thoracic and Lung

Inova Health System is seeking experienced thoracic organ procurement surgeons to join our heart and lung transplant team. Successful candidates will have cardiac and thoracic surgery board certification, prior thoracic organ recovery experience as primary surgeon and meet OPO credentialing requirements for ACIN registration.

Clinical responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of donor organs (heart, lung, and heart/lung) and organ procurement including DCD recoveries
  • Participation in normothermic regional perfusion
  • Supervision of surgical assist, preservation, perfusion, or other organ recovery support staff
  • Availability on a rotational basis to provide 24/7 coverage and to work in teams when needed to support multiple or sequential procurements

Required skills:

  • Extensive surgical experience
  • Leadership, time management, teamwork and problem-solving
  • Knowledge of transplant/organ procurement regulations
  • Excellent communication skills in normal or high-pressure situations
  • Flexibility and ability to respond in urgent situations

Additional Requirements
• An MD or DO degree with board certification in Cardiac Surgery, Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Transplant, Lung Transplant & Thoracic Surgery Preferred. Current or eligibility for an unrestricted Virginia state medical license.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills for both clinical and non-clinical audiences, in group settings or one-on-one.
• Expertise in establishing physician relationships combined with the ability to manage an interdisciplinary team while appreciating and fostering peer participation from all disciplines.
• Advocate for organizational Mission, Vision and Values