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Baylor Scott & White has just opened a Procurement position to join an established practice at our flagship hospital in Downtown Dallas.
The Department of Cardiac Surgery, Baylor Scott and White Health in Dallas, Texas, an affiliate of Texas A & M College of Medicine, is currently seeking an Organ Procurement Surgeon to be an integral part of the heart and lung transplant teams. The heart transplant program at BSHW Dallas is the largest in the state of Texas and consistently ranks as a top 10 program in the country for volume. An acceptable candidate will be a key member of the care management team, responsible for the procurement of heart, lung, and heart/lung allografts. The candidate must have the skill to assess the organs on site and communicate findings and concerns with the implanting surgeon, having complete knowledge of the responsibilities and nuances of thoracic organ procurement as per OPTN guidelines. The individual will have the responsibility of promoting teamwork and excellent communication with the members of the transplant and procurement teams and exhibit strong verbal and written communication, organizational, problem-solving skills. Depending upon qualifications, the surgeon may also serve in the capacity as assistant surgeon for transplant procedures as well as other cardiothoracic surgeries. In addition to the responsibilities with the transplant team, the individual will be have an active role in the ECMO program, which will involve assessment of patients, cannulation on and off-site, as well as management along with the multidisciplinary team.
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Founded in 1903, Baylor University Medical Center was the first hospital of Baylor Scott & White Health – North Texas. As a not-for-profit hospital, we are devoted to serving everyone through exemplary health care, education, research, and community service. Our legacy of caring for the North Texas community is reflected in our accomplishments in both healthcare and community service.
As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health was born from the 2013 combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare. Today, Baylor Scott & White includes 52 hospitals, more than 800 patient care sites, more than 7,300 active physicians, over 49,000 employees and the Scott & White Health Plan.
Baylor University Medical Center is a nationally recognized, faith-based, not-for-profit hospital that is consistently ranked one of the best hospitals in the US by US News and World Reports. BUMC is a 1,025 bed Level 1 trauma facility with cutting edge cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, transplant surgery (including bone marrow, kidney, liver, heart, lung, and more), and excellent medical subspecialty support. BUMC also is affiliated with Texas A&M's Medical School and as such teaching opportunities are readily available. BUMC is home to the T. Boone Pickens Cancer Center, the #1 inpatient cancer center in North Texas.
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