For more than 10 years, Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione (ISMETT) has been providing transplantation and other specialized medical and surgical therapies in Palermo, Italy.
ISMETT is a specialty hospital managed and operated by UPMC in partnership with the Region of Sicily, through Civico and Cervello hospitals. The hospital specializes in adult and pediatric abdominal and cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, and multi-organ transplantation.
ISMETT’s services and departments include:
- Abdominal Medicine
- Cardiothoracic Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- Interventional Radiology
- Operating Rooms
- Outpatient Areas
- Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (12 beds)
Number of Beds
- 70 total beds
- 35 inpatient beds
- 14 Intensive Care Unit beds
- 21 Step-down Unit beds
The physicians, nurses, and other specialists at ISMETT come from all over the world, bringing professional experience gained in hospitals, research centers, and universities of international renown. Physicians practicing at ISMETT are faculty members of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and are employed full-time by UPMC in Italy.
UPMC offers a number of exciting international career opportunities. Examples of UPMC job opportunities in Italy include:
- Administrative professionals
- Operations/administration professionals
- Physician extenders
- Registered nurses
>> View current Career Opportunities at ISMETT