Dignity Health

Surgical Lung Transplant Fellow - Thoracic

Job ID
2017-33687
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Thoracic
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Location
PHOENIX
AZ
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri 8-5pm

Overview


Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph�s is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University�s Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph�s among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

Responsibilities

At Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, we deliver humankindness through a wide range of health, social and support services in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona.  As part of our team, you will provide clinical expertise, support and oversight that helps ensure our patients receive exceptional care.  As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to champion the change by joining in our mission of healing through humankindness.

This fellow will participate in all aspects of the evaluation and surgical management of patients with benign and malignant thoracic diseases of the lungs, esophagus and chest wall. The Fellow will participate in endoscopy, esophageal motility and pH study monitoring and reading.


Norton Thoracic Institute specializes in a multidisciplinary approach to evaluating, diagnosing and treating individuals with known or suspected diseases of the lungs, chest, diaphragm, mediastinum, or esophagus. Our physicians and staff care for some of the most critically ill patients in the western region of the United States and has the 2nd busiest Lung Transplant Program in the United States.


Minimum Requirements:


Completed ABTS requirements or equivalent in Thoracic Surgery training abroad


Successful completion of cardiothoracic training program


Minimum of five (5) years general surgical residency


At least two (2) years cardiothoracic surgery fellowship 


MD required


ABTS completion requirements


Current AZ Medical License


 




 

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