Lung Transplant Pulmonologist Position Available in Sunny Florida

North Central Florida, Florida
Sep 21, 2016
Position Type

The University of Florida Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine is seeking applications for a Lung Transplant Pulmonologist. The Division's Lung Transplant Program is rapidly expanding and expects to exceed 60 transplants in 2016.

Our multidisciplinary team consists of Lung Transplant physicians, surgeons, nurses, financial coordinators, donor coordinators, social workers, physical/respiratory therapist, and other support staff. Additionally, UF’s Lung Transplant Program is 1 of 16 centers nationwide participating in a study to continue testing of the XVIVO Lung Perfusion System, which has been shown to increase the viability of donated lungs for transplant.

Applicants must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pulmonary & Critical Care, and be eligible for a Florida Medical License. Additionally, applicants must have either completed a Lung Transplant fellowship, a Lung Transplant fellowship track, or have prior Lung Transplant experience. The annual salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience and education.

The UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in pulmonology, cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, and kidney disorders. UF Health was 121th on the Forbes list of best places to work, one of only a few university health systems with medical schools on the list. Shands Hospital is ranked among the top-50 in eight specialties in the 2010 edition of America’s Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report. Resources available for professional development at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center include leadership, education, and research tracks within a Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), formal mentorship programs, and supported opportunities for teaching and research. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors.

The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked schools, and multiple years around recreational opportunities.

Foreign national candidates whose employment conditions meet federal and University requirements under an immigrant classification are eligible to apply.