Physician - Gastroenterology

Little Rock, AR 72205

Specialty Gastroenterology
Profession Physician

The UAMS College of Medicine is seeking a Transplant Hepatologist for the Liver Transplant Program to join our dynamic faculty in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine

Responsibilities include:
  • Inpatient and outpatient care at a high level of skill, including:  
    - Managing liver transplant recipients
    - Evaluating and managing referrals
    - Partnering with the Kidney transplant team for multi-visceral organ  
  • Knowledge of UNOS and CMS regulations for Transplant Programs
  • Protected time for overall medical, technical, and administrative functions of the liver transplant program
  • Creation and enforcement of policies, procedures and pathways for the Multidisciplinary team
Duties also include:
  • Clinical education of medical students and residents
  • Leadership/ Training of fellows
  • Development of clinical or scientific research
  • Peer reviewed publications
  • Establishment/development of  new referrals
  • Expansion of the living donor program
  • Participation in pharmaceutical trials as well as investigator-initiated studies
Requirements include:
  • M.D. or equivalent and license to practice medicine or eligibility for licensure in Arkansas
  • Completion of an AST/ASN transplant hepatology fellowship or hold significant demonstrable clinical experience in liver transplantation
  • Proven record of translational or clinical research with an existing funding support mechanism or the ability to obtain independent funding in the future
  • Exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills
  • Board certified or board eligible in Gastroenterology
Salary and benefit package is competitive, and academic rank is commensurate with training and experience. 
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