Esophageal/Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center - Norton Thoracic Institute
Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Norton Thoracic Institute: Esophageal/Thoracic Surgery Fellowship Job ID 2020-96187 Employment Type Full Time Department Research - Thoracic Clinical Hours / Pay Period 80 Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center Shift Day Location PHOENIX State/Province AZ Standard Hours Monday -Friday Work Schedule 8 Hour 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 Norton Thoracic Institute: Research (Clinical) Fellowship Responsibilities: The research fellow will be involved in the esophageal disease laboratory with esophageal studies, maintaining functional studies and surgical databases. Fellows will be encouraged to pick retrospective and prospective studies with faculty members of their choice. The fellows will have any opportunity to avail access to animal, basic science and translational research – if they choose to in addition to helping with current ongoing projects. Research fellows will be expected to submit and present their findings at national conferences and write manuscripts from the same for peer-review publications. Medical degree (MD or MBBS) or PhD is required and surgical interest or some surgical training a plus. The fellow should be comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and have at least a basic understanding of biostatistics. Qualifications: Beyond minimum required, experience writing research reports concerning own work and familiarity with a biomedical discipline preferred. Ph.D., post-baccalaureate M.D. or D.Sc. degree or equivalent in a relevant field of endeavor required. Doctoral degree in a relevant field of endeavor preferred. Laboratory or clinical technical and/or interpersonal skills as appropriate required. Familiar with basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate required. Proficient in basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate preferred. Technical and/or conceptual expertise in a relevant field preferred.

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