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Posted: 12/1/2020

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Brenner Children's Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Health, is seeking a 5th board eligible/certified full-time faculty at a rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to join 4 other nephrologists. Our division has an ACGME-approved fellowship program and provides comprehensive nephrology care including acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, fluid and electrolyte disorders, a dedicated Hypertension clinic, nephrolithiasis, congenital urological anomalies, acute and chronic hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, CRRT, transplantation, prenatal consultation, and the capability of ultrasound-guidance renal biopsy. The position incorporates medical education of fellows, house staff, medical students, pharmacy residents, and PA students. Clinical, translational, or basic science research is not required but is welcomed, and there are many opportunities for collaboration with Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, and Center for Precision Medicine. Our section is actively engaged in clinical, translational, and basic science research. Brenner Children’s Hospital is a 180-bed tertiary care and trauma medical center with all pediatric subspecialties serving a large referral area with a diverse patient population. We are located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2 hours east of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains/Resorts and 4 hours west of the Atlantic Ocean as well as driving distance all along the East Coast. Winston-Salem is an affordable and engaging city with thriving arts, sports, and culinary scenes. Several high schools in the region are ranked within the Top 50 in the state. Wake Forest Baptist Health/Brenner Children's Hospital is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.

For candidates who are interested in our program, please send your CV and inquiry to:

Jen-Jar Lin, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief
Pediatric Nephrology, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Tel: (336) 716-9640
Fax: (336) 716-9229
E-mail: jelin@wakehealth.edu

Contact Info

E-mail: Jen-Jar Lin at jelin@wakehealth.edu

 

Posted: 12/1/2020

Required Qualifications:
• M.D. and board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Peds Nephrology
• Eligible for MN license.  Will accept applicants currently in final year of pediatric nephrology fellowships.
• Candidates should have a record of scholarly accomplishment, excellence in clinical pediatric nephrology, and interest and ability in teaching.   

About the Job:

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor on the academic track. They will join 7 pediatric nephrologists in a thriving academic practice.


Faculty on the clinical scholar track are physician clinician-educators with significant engagement in scholarly activities, which may include clinical research, teaching applied medical science or publicly engaged scholarship. The selected candidate will be involved in direct patient care and the training and teaching of medical students, pediatric house officers and renal fellows, in addition to scholarly activities.

Send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Michelle Rheault (rheau002@umn.edu) to hear more about the position.

About the Department: 

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at the University of Minnesota is dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents with kidney disease. We offer comprehensive medical services for a full range of kidney disorders.

We have a very active dialysis and transplant program for children with end-stage kidney failure. The University of Minnesota is one of the oldest pediatric transplant programs in the world and has performed more infant transplants than any other program in the United States.

The pediatric nephrologists work closely with a number of other specialties including pediatric urology, transplant surgery, pediatric psychology, nutrition, and social work to provide a multidisciplinary approach to the care of children with kidney disease.

We have active clinical research programs in Alport syndrome, glomerular disease, and pediatric kidney transplantation. We are active members of a number of pediatric nephrology collaborative organizations including the Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium (PNRC), Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative (IROC), NAPRTCS, and Standardized Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Kidney Disease (SCOPE).

Diversity: The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.

Background Check:  Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Contact Info

Send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Michelle Rheault (rheau002@umn.edu) to hear more about the position.

Posted: 11/25/2020

Cleveland Clinic Children’s seeks an additional Pediatric Nephrologist to join our growing Center for Pediatric Nephrology. The position requires an MD, DO or its foreign equivalent as certified by a credentials evaluation or ECFMG certificate and Board Certification/Eligibility in Pediatric Nephrology. Candidates at all academic ranks will be considered.

The Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Pediatric Nephrology is the top-ranked pediatric nephrology program in Northeast Ohio and has a strong commitment to research as evidenced by members who are NIH-funded and active participation in national research networks including: CKID, NAPRTCS, SCOPE, NEPTUNE, CURE-GN and PNRC (formerly MWPNC). At present the Center is staffed by 4 board-certified pediatric nephrologists and 1 nurse practitioner with a plan to grow to include a fifth board-certified pediatric nephrologist. With the help of 15 dedicated support personnel the team provides more than 4,000 outpatient visits and 1,700 dialysis treatments per year, including outpatient dialysis at a dedicated pediatric dialysis unit. Center members work in close collaboration with our team of pediatric urologists, top-ranked adult Nephrology and Kidney Transplant program members, and the Lerner Research Institute in support of clinical care and basic, clinical, and translational research.

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital is one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report with 389 staffed beds across all Northeast Ohio-based locations. The more than 300 physicians of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital have expertise across 55 pediatric medical and surgical specialties, and provide over 1 million outpatient visits, support 20,000 inpatient admissions, more than 10,000 surgeries, and accept over 1,600 transports per year from around the nation and globe. Additional information can be found online at www.ccf.org/childrens.

 

Interested Candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter HERE

 

 

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. 

Smoke/drug free environment. 

 

Posted: 11/23/2020

CAREER OPPORTUNITY FOR PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGIST

The Department of Pediatrics at the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine is recruiting a pediatric nephrologist.  Academic rank and track are flexible depending on qualified candidate’s experience and academic interests.  Interested candidates should be board eligible or certified in pediatric nephrology.  Academic productivity is encouraged; medical student and resident teaching is expected.  In-patient care is provided at Norton Children’s Hospital.  The hospital has an active ECMO program as well as bone marrow and cardiac transplant programs.

Contact Info

To discuss this opportunity, contact Alicia Beeler, senior recruiter, physicians, Norton Children's Medical Group, at (502) 210-6617 or alicia. beeler@nortonhealthcare.org. See all of our career opportunities at BeANortonDoctor.com.

Posted: 11/16/2020

 

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.  

 

Pediatric Nephrologist Opportunity 

Columbia, SC

  

Prisma Health Medical Group-Midlands (Columbia) and the University of South Carolina, Department of Pediatrics are seeking a BC/BE pediatric nephrologist. Responsibilities will include teaching residents and medical students as a faculty member of UofSC School of Medicine at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Rank and salary commensurate with experience.  

The division is comprised of two full-time pediatric nephrologists with ancillary health supports in nutrition and social work.  Working closely with local area pediatric transplant programs to provide ongoing pre-op and post-op care for transplant recipients, the division has a thriving clinical program with a wide range of pathology and provides acute and chronic dialysis services.  Our busy hypertension program provides ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and office based renal ultrasounds with support for training provided.  Opportunities exist for clinical research and are vigorously supported. All subspecialists admit directly to the hospitalist service and serve as consultants and partners in care. 

The Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement and provides education to medical students, physician assistant students, and pediatric and family medicine residents.  Our pediatric residency has a total of 39 resident positions. The Department along with our freestanding Children’s Hospital presently provides 151,000 patient encounters annually with 8,000 admissions and over 32,000 pediatric emergency room visits. The Department has 18 divisions, is actively growing and has been recognized as the best teaching department for most of the last 30 years. While primarily teaching clinicians, some faculty are engaged in research with infrastructure support.

 Generous benefits package including relocation and malpractice with tail coverage. 

**We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Qualified Employer!**

 

 

 

 

Contact Info

 

 

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Tina Owens, Senior Physician Recruiter, tina.owens@prismahealth.org, 864-797-6240.

 

 

 

Posted: 11/13/2020

Pediatric Nephrology Faculty position:

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a faculty position to join 3 full-time faculty members in the section of Pediatric Nephrology.  The Department of Pediatrics is a multi-specialty group of over 100 faculty at New Mexico’s only Children’s Hospital. The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is the State’s premier institution devoted to medical education and research. The Division of Nephrology offers complete clinical services for infants, children and adolescents with congenital and acquired kidney disease. Inpatient consultation is provided to PICU, NICU and general pediatric services. A pediatric outpatient dialysis unit is on-site within the Children’s Hospital of New Mexico. Pediatric kidney transplantations are performed as part of an active transplant program. Outpatient service provides care at the Children’s Hospital and outreach clinics throughout the state of New Mexico.

Opportunities in basic or translational research are available. The successful candidate will participate in the educational opportunities within a medium-sized pediatric residency program

POSITION: Pediatric Nephrologist - Full Time

LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico

NOTES: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Requirements: Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Nephrology and eligible for a U.S. medical license.  Demonstrate excellence in teaching and clinical care, capable of conducting basic or clinical research, and possess strong interpersonal skills. 

Contact Info

Interested applicants may apply to the following weblink:

https://unm.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/18/home/requisition/11013?c=unm

For further questions please contact the Division Chief, Craig Wong MD MPH at cwong@salud.unm.edu.

Posted: 11/4/2020

Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Pediatrics at The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center is seeking additional Board-Certified or Board-Eligible Pediatric Nephrologists at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to join 4 other faculty members in the growing division of Pediatric Nephrology. The successful candidate will be expected to assume clinical responsibilities for all aspects of pediatric nephrology care, including acute and chronic dialysis and renal transplant management, and to teach medical students and residents. Development of a clinical or basic science research program will be supported, but is not requisite for this position. Program highlights include a multidisciplinary transplant program that received the UNOS “silver medal” award; strong support services including a dedicated psychologist; a hospital-based dialysis unit dedicated to pediatric patients; and many research and teaching opportunities. The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center includes seven colleges and 17 institutions and serves as our state’s principal medical education and research facility. The Department of Pediatrics is composed of 16 sections and 240+ faculty members and is based at the new OU Children’s Physicians Building in Oklahoma City in the downtown area.

The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Contact Info

Send letters of application and curriculum vitae to: Morris Gessouroun, MD, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma HSC, at 1200 Children’s Ave Suite 14200, Oklahoma City, OK 73104; or email to morris-gessouroun@ouhsc.edu

Posted: 10/30/2020

The Yale School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as its Chief of Pediatric Nephrology. This exciting opportunity will allow the incoming physician to build and enhance clinical, education, and research programs while working at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. The hospital features a multidisciplinary team of physicians in pediatrics, laboratory medicine, surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, pathology, therapeutic radiology, and diagnostic radiology who work together on a case-by-case basis to treat each child.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Yale University’s Section of Pediatric Nephrology exemplifies excellence in clinical care, education, and research
  • Established transplant program with potential expansion
  • Strong core faculty collaborates with large adult nephrology section and other Yale departments
  • Opportunity to establish your unique vision of a Pediatric Nephrology Section
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Yale #15 in “Best Medical Schools: Research”
  • The ideal candidate must have proven leadership experience and an associate professor or full professor ranking


Located alongside the Long Island Sound in a beautiful region of New England, New Haven is a charming city that offers a remarkable quality of life for all of its residents.

Community Highlights

  • Excellent public and private schools as well as local colleges and universities
  • Four distinct seasons and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, including swimming, sailing, skating, hiking, biking, and golfing
  • Ranked by Niche as one of the “Most Diverse Cities in America”
  • Convenient access to New York City and Boston

 

Contact Info

For immediate consideration, please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.

Please contact David King at medcareers@merritthawkins.com or at 866-826-1217 and reference NEPH-126924

Posted: 10/23/2020

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is seeking an energetic and collaborative BC/BE Pediatric Nephrology Physician, who is committed to outstanding patient care and educational excellence. The successful candidate will join our pediatric nephrology group that includes an experienced pediatric nephrologist and a dedicated physician assistant.  This position will be a blend of office-based outpatient care and hospital inpatient consultations and admissions, along with dialysis coverage located in Danville, Pa.  Services we provide include peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis, renal biopsy, renal transplantation.  There may be some outreach however we are supported by a telemedicine program and “Ask-A-Doc” programs have the potential to extend consultative care to remote areas.  The position requires board eligibility/certification in Pediatric Nephrology and PA license.

The Department of Pediatrics provides the full range of inpatient medical and surgical subspecialty services, including pediatric hospitalists, critical care, nephrology, gastroenterology, cardiology, genetics, infectious disease and the full spectrum of pediatric surgical subspecialties.  We have active outpatient services including outreach clinics in general and subspecialty pediatrics.   

Teaching and mentorship responsibilities include medical students from several affiliated institutions, and residents in our fully accredited categorical Pediatric and Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency programs.  An academic teaching appointment is available through Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.  Many resources and opportunities exist to conduct clinical and translational research and in particular within the Genomic Medicine Institute.

We take pride in the support we provide:

  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
  • Excellent benefits package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
  • Four weeks of paid vacation time annually plus paid holidays
  • A 5% employer contribution to 401(k) plan
  • Full relocation package, with no cap
  • Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists
  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement
  • Onsite MBA program
  • Generous health benefits

Janet Weis Children’s Hospital (JWCH), located on GMC’s campus in Danville, is the regions only dedicated 5-floor, 91 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist and intensive care services. JWCH’s team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties, including a 41 bed Level IV NICU and 14 bed Level I PICU. JWCH provides medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage.

Contact Info

Please contact Betsy Kelchner, Talent Specialist, at brkelchner@geisinger.edu if you are interested!

Posted: 10/22/2020

On behalf of Dr. Marlene Miller, Pediatrician-in-Chief for University Hospitals and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH/RBC), AMN Leadership Solutions, the national leader in pediatric and physician executive search, has initiated a national search for candidates to practice in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology (#37 ranked program in the country by US News and World Report).  The organizations are seeking a board certified/board eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to complement the clinical and scholarly activities of the Division that currently consists of two Pediatric Nephrologists and a Nurse Practitioner.  This is a full time position including attending clinical responsibilities, participation in medical student and Pediatric resident education, pursuit of academic endeavors appropriate for promotion, and contributions to administrative responsibilities.

Highlights:

  • Leadership provided by Division Chief, Dr. Christina Nguyen, previously Medical Director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and supported by faculty member Dr. Emily Joyce along with dedicated dialysis, transplant, social work, and nursing staff.
  • Newly allocated pediatric dialysis space with a designated Director and participation in SCOPE.
  • Active expansion of the pediatric kidney transplant program with participation in the paired donation programs.
  • Opportunity to assume leadership positions in education, dialysis, and transplantation.
  • Key opportunities, but not limited to, further development of a comprehensive Pediatric Nephrology program, expansion of comprehensive multidisciplinary hypertension program, partnering with Maternal Fetal Medicine in providing prenatal consultation to expectant mothers, and collaboration with Director of Pediatric Transplant Surgery, Meelie DebRoy, MD.
  • Qualified MD/DO or MD/DO/PhD candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Nephrology, and possess excellent procedural and clinical skills.
  • Eligibility for academic rank at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level.
  • UH/RBC is a 244-bed renowned children’s hospital and a principal referral center for Ohio and the region.

The Department of Pediatrics is structured into 16-academic divisions, consisting of more than 160-faculty members, and a number of clinical multidisciplinary programs, representing the full disciplinary diversity of pediatric medicine today.

Contact Info

For more details, please contact Jennifer Weimer, Consultant, AMN Leadership Solutions, via email: Jennifer.Weimer@AMNHealthcare.com. All interactions will remain confidential and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant. University Hospitals is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Posted: 10/13/2020

The Section of Pediatric Nephrology at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia seeks a full-time pediatric nephrologist to join 3 other pediatric nephrologists in an actively growing program. We have a large dialysis population and an active kidney transplant program. St. Chris is now part of Tower Health, a large non-profit healthcare system that covers 2.5 million people. In addition, St Chris is also part of Drexel University This affords a wealth of opportunities in academic medicine including both basic science and clinical research. Finally, we have a strong working relationship with the adult nephrologists in the Tower Health AND Temple Health systems. 

The Section of Nephrology provides a full spectrum of acute and chronic renal replacement therapies (CCRT, PD and acute hemodialysis), plasmapheresis, Red Cell exchange for sickle cell patients, percutaneous renal biopsy, kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient management and consultation. The section has its own renal nutritionist/dietician and social worker. For you EMR enthusiasts St. Chris is implementing EPIC in February of 2021! Finally, we are active in several national quality improvement projects and research consortiums including SCOPE, NAPTRCS and MWPNC and will be joining IROC in 2021.

 The successful candidate will possess strong clinical skills with a high interest in teaching. Our academic affiliation is with Drexel University College of Medicine, providing many opportunities as a teaching hospital to mentor and to train the next generation of professionals in pediatric medicine. There is also an opportunity to pursue quality improvement via several nationwide projects (SCOPE, NAPTRCS and IROC) and/or research interests, in particular as they relate to our multicultural community and clinical setting.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and qualify for appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine
  • BE/BC Pediatric Nephrology
  • Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania & in the state of New Jersey
  • Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience
  • The applicant should have excellent clinical and interpersonal skills

Contact Info

Please send CV to joshua.zaritsky@towerhealth.org

Formal application at: https://careers.towerhealth.org/search/jobdetails/pediatric-nephrologist---st-christophers/c12db572-0fb3-4b2d-979a-0cf63edfe606

Posted: 10/12/2020

Assistant or Associate Professor

Pediatric Nephrology

University of Rochester Medical Center/Golisano Children’s Hospital

Rochester, New York

 

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is actively recruiting a BC/BE pediatric nephrologist to join our academic practice at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. We are interested in candidates pursuing a research focused career, either clinical or basic science. The position will be afforded substantial protected time.  The division has a long standing track record for basic science and clinical research, with emphasis in chronic kidney disease, acid/base physiology, hypertension, and acute kidney injury. Opportunities also exist for research collaboration with our robust adult nephrology program. The position includes a competitive salary, research support, and generous start-up funding.

 

Our Division is comprised of 6 attending pediatric nephrologists (4 full-time, 2 part-time), a pediatric renal nutritionist, 2 dedicated RNs, a nurse practitioner, 2 health project coordinators, a dedicated  social worker and a diverse and talented group of administrative support staff.  The division has an ACGME accredited pediatric nephrology fellowship.

 

Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester is a new and state of the art facility with comprehensive services and recognized as the premier quaternary care pediatric institution in central and western New York State. The division provides the full spectrum of pediatric nephrology services, including renal replacement therapy, acute and chronic dialysis, and renal transplantation.  

 

The position will entail an academic appointment in the Division commensurate with experience. Applicants are required to have an MD/DO, be BC/BE in pediatric nephrology and be eligible for licensure in the State of New York. 

 

Rochester is the third most populous metropolitan area in NY State, boasting an excellent quality of life.  The region is home to outstanding institutions of higher learning, high tech manufacturing, a sophisticated workforce, diverse and distinguished cultural offerings, excellent public school districts, a variety of options for affordable housing, and easy access to the Finger Lakes region, Ontario, Canada and other surrounding countryside, parks, trails, skiing, and other outdoor activities.

 

 

Contact Info

Interested applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae online to Dr. Marc Lande at marc_lande@urmc.rochester.edu.  

 

The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in high education.

 

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Posted: 10/9/2020

UT Health San Antonio, Department of Pediatrics, Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, is seeking to recruit a third fulltime Pediatric Nephrologist at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.  Academic rank and tenure status will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Qualified candidate must be Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatrics and Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatric Nephrology.  Successful candidate will be expected to serve as attending on the Nephrology service and possess excellent teaching and clinical skills.  Candidates are expected to develop focused basic and/or clinical research projects. 

The Children’s Kidney Center is located at University Hospital.  The Children’s Kidney Center houses all offices, the renal clinic and an 8-station dialysis unit.  Activities include medical care for 15-20 dialysis patients and transplantation of approximately 15 patients a year.  The division is currently involved in multiple clinical research projects.  The School of Medicine has approximately 220 medical students at each level and division faculty are actively engaged in the training of these medical students as well as the 40 pediatric residents. 

Located near the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country, San Antonio has a population of over 1 million.  San Antonio offers diverse educational and employment opportunities for spouses and families.  Excellent public and private schools are available for children.  San Antonio is full of activities throughout the year in the arts, the annual Stock Show and Rodeo and the renowned Riverwalk.  With its mild winters, the city attracts people who really enjoy the outdoors.

UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

Contact Info

Interested individuals should apply online at https://uthscsa.edu/hr/employment.asp

Posted: 9/23/2020

The University of South Florida (USF) Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, in partnership with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH), seeks applications from outstanding physician-scientists or clinician-investigators, for the position of Associate Professor or Professor. The successful candidate will hold the Walmart & Sam’s Club Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nephrology and oversee and foster an environment of inquiry and collaboration, including building an extramurally-funded research program in pediatric nephrology.

USF is a high-impact, global research university located on Florida's spectacular west coast, with its teaching, research and training facilities located at several locations in the beautiful Tampa Bay area. At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. More than 50,500 students are enrolled in the USF system -- which includes campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee -- with an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. The University's main Tampa campus is home to USF Health, which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Biomedical Sciences. 

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg is a leader in children’s health care, combining a legacy of compassionate care focused solely on children since 1926 with the innovation and experience of one of the world’s leading health care systems. The 259-bed teaching hospital stands at the forefront of discovery, leading innovative research to cure and prevent childhood diseases while training the next generation of pediatric experts. With a network of Johns Hopkins All Children’s outpatient care centers and collaborative care provided by All Children’s Specialty Physicians at regional hospitals, Johns Hopkins All Children’s brings care closer to home. JHACH consistently keeps the patient and family at the center of care while continuing to expand its mission in treatment, research, education and advocacy. 

The Division of Nephrology at JHACH provides the full spectrum of nephrology care, including dialysis and renal transplantation, for patients from infancy to young adulthood. The program is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric nephrology program and is the only such program in Florida to be ranked this year. 

The USF Department of Pediatrics was established in 1972 and has trained over 800 pediatric residents and subspecialty fellows. Its mission is to foster an environment for the education of trainees at all levels by providing comprehensive and innovative child health care, and to enhance those endeavors through the pursuit of excellence in scholarly activities. The Department serves as the hub of pediatric-related educational and research activities throughout the Tampa Bay area and has over 90 faculty members and 15 clinical divisions, several of which have practice locations across the West Central Florida region. USF Pediatrics also supports endowed chairs in immunology, behavioral medicine, developmental pediatrics, and neonatology. State-of-the-art wet laboratory space is located at the USF/JHACH Research Institute in St. Petersburg, which is adjacent to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The Walmart & Sam’s Club chair holder is offered laboratory space and support to develop a clinical research infrastructure.

Applicants must have a MD or MD/PhD degree, a record of sustained accomplishments and be board-certified in pediatric nephrology. A proven record of extramural research funding is required. Academic rank, salary and competitive startup packages will be determined commensurate with experience.

   

Contact Info

 

Review of applications will begin and continue until the position is filled.

Please apply to: https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/index.aspx JOB ID # 25859 

Or send cover letter and CV to: pedsfacultyrecruits@usf.edu 

USF Health is committed to increasing its diversity and will give individual consideration to qualified applicants who have experience in ethnically diverse settings, who have varied language skills, and who have a record of research and teaching activities that support/benefit diverse communities and student populations. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Institution. Applications who need disability accommodations should contact Karen Johnson at (813) 259-8867. According to Florida law, records related to position searches, including applications and search committee meetings, are open to the public.

Posted: 9/21/2020

Children’s Hospital of Michigan and University Pediatricians are actively seeking an additional Pediatric Nephrologist to join their esteemed program in Detroit, MI. The Nephrology program at Children’s Hospital of Michigan is ranked among America’s best in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings and has ranked in the top 50 programs in the nation for the past 10 years.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Full-time, employed position with academic/teaching opportunities
  • 80% clinical and 20% teaching and administrative time
  • Inpatient and outpatient responsibilities
  • Beeper call while on inpatient service (will also cover all transplant calls)
  • Precepting of medical students, Pediatric residents, and Pediatric Nephrology fellows
  • Opportunities to participate and mentor in clinical and academic research, educational and quality improvement projects as well as collaboration with researchers through affiliated universities
  • Access to over 30 Pediatric sub-specialties

About the Division:

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is currently comprised of six physicians, dedicated clinic and dialysis nurses, pharmacists, a dietitian, transplant coordinators, and social workers. The program also offers ACGME accredited fellowship training in Pediatric Nephrology.

The service has an inpatient unit, an advanced in-center hemodialysis unit with private child-friendly stations, and at-home peritoneal dialysis for both acute and chronic kidney disease; and offices for outpatient consultation and follow-up. For children with chronic kidney disease, multidisciplinary patient care is provided with the help of highly trained physicians and a very comprehensive support staff.

The Pediatric Nephrologists on the medical staff provide 24-hour service for inpatients, and emergency telephone consultations from community hospitals, practitioners and chronic renal patients. The Pediatric specialists provide care for thousands of children year at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Children’s Hospital of Michigan-Troy, and six ambulatory sites.

Candidate Requirements:

  • MD or DO required
  • Board certification or board eligibility in Pediatric Nephrology
  • An interest and/or experience in Critical Care Nephrology and research desired
  • Ability to obtain licensure in the state of Michigan

Contact Info

If interested, please submit a copy of your current CV and contact information for immediate consideration.

Melanie Yenchai, Senior Physician Sourcing Specialist

Phone/Text: 469-418-4590

Email: melanie.yenchai@tenethealth.com

All inquiries and personal information will be kept confidential.

Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Posting Description

 

The focus of the Sampson Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital is to discover the molecular basis of nephrotic syndrome through human genomics to inform mechanisms, treatments, and cures for this disease. To help empower ourselves to do so, we recently established a biobank for pediatric kidney genomics – BIGKiDs (“Biobank to Illuminate the Genomics of Kidneys Disorders”). Through BIGKiDs, we will recruit eligible children from Boston Children’s Hospital and other centers across the US and around the world. We will make genomic discoveries by pairing clinical information with genomic and molecular data generated from patient biosamples. To maximize its impact and accelerate its momentum towards discoveries, treatment, and cures, we now seek an enthusiastic, ambitious, and experienced Clinical Research Specialist to co-lead BIGKiDs with Matt Sampson, MD MSCE.
 
The Clinical Research Specialist II will be responsible for:

  • Leading the clinical research study process. Oversees collection, maintenance and retrieval of study data and implementing systems and procedures to ensure accuracy, consistency and conformance with protocol requirements.
  • Ensuring standards for data management and quality assurance are adhered to in each study.
  • Assisting Principal Investigators (PIs) in planning and implementing clinical research studies as assigned.
  • Coordinating preparation of protocol applications for submission to the IRB, sponsor or regulatory authority. Corresponding with the IRB, study sponsors, clinical research organizations, study participants and referring physicians.
  • Recruiting study participants for enrollment in clinical trials. Following individual study protocols. Completing informed consent procedures. Organizing strategies for recruiting study participants, screening study participants for eligibility.
  • Organizing study procedures and scheduling study participants for study visits. Assisting the PI during patient visits. Performing study procedures designated for the Study Coordinator.
  • Completing record abstraction of source documents, conducting required study measurements and completing study Case Report Forms in accordance with best practice methods. Conducting a QC check of completed CRFs prior to submission for data entry; coordinating resolution of all data queries. Completing data entry as warranted.
  • Complying with all institutional policies and government regulations pertaining to human subjects protections. Maintaining regulatory binders, case report forms, source documents, and other study documents. Monitoring the occurrence of clinical adverse events, reporting any to the (PI), the study sponsor and Committee on Clinical Investigations (IRB). Updating changes.
  • Collecting/processing study specimens, delivery to appropriate labs or packaging and shipping to appropriate facilities. 

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR MS and 2 year relevant work experience.
  • Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data to solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate with parents/study participants to explain the research protocol, obtain informed consent, obtain accurate information from them, and provide them with accurate information.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
 
 Boston Children's Hospital offers a highly competitive compensation package with unmatched benefits.
 
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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Posted: 9/14/2020

Assistant or Associate Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Residence) Pediatric Nephrology

University of California San Diego

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics (http://pediatrics.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is seeking to recruit a pediatric nephrologist or physician-scientist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is currently involved in basic science, clinical and translational research programs. Division faculty members are actively engaged in the training of UCSD medical students, and 72 pediatric residents. Our active long-standing ACGME accredited pediatric nephrology fellowship program currently has 3 current fellows. The Comprehensive Kidney Care Center, located at RCHSD, houses the general nephrology, transplant and dialysis clinics and a five-station pediatric dialysis unit. Activities include shared care for 15-25 dialysis patients and 10-15 new kidney transplant recipients per year, as well as active CRRT and apheresis programs. The Division has been consistently ranked in the top 30 in the Nation by the US News and World Report and most recently ranked 18th.

The successful candidate will be expected to serve as an attending in the outpatient clinic and on the inpatient Nephrology service, must possess excellent and demonstrable clinical and teaching skills. As clinical faculty, the successful candidate will be expected to develop clinical research and teaching programs.

Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or equivalent and be board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in the sub-specialty of Pediatric Nephrology. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Candidates must have completed a fellowship training program at the time of hiring.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
Adjunct Professor - see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

 

Contact Info

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apptrkr.com/1998734

References may be requested from all finalists.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

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Posted: 6/16/2020

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, together with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), is currently recruiting a board certified/eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to join a thriving academic practice. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology currently comprises four physicians and two nurse practitioners, a nurse case manager, dedicated clinic and dialysis nurses, pharmacists, a dietitian, transplant coordinators, social workers, child life, a music therapist, and education specialist.  We provide full service pediatric nephrology care, serving patients from prenatal consultation through transition to adult nephrology. We provide comprehensive inpatient nephrology care and consultation at both Children’s Medical Center and UNMC’s flagship hospital, Nebraska Medicine. We conduct multidisciplinary clinics at both medical centers, including combined clinics at CHMC with pediatric urologists as part of a new Nephrology/Urology service line. We provide dialysis services through the only Pediatric Dialysis unit in the state. We provide medical management of kidney transplant patients in close collaboration with transplant surgeons at Nebraska Medicine.

This is a unique opportunity with unlimited potential to advance a strong clinical and academic career in Pediatric Nephrology. We seek a physician with a passion for quality patient care. This individual will share general pediatric nephrology clinical care responsibilities, including inpatient care and consultation, supervision of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and CRRT, kidney biopsies, and outpatient nephrology clinics, kidney transplant clinics, and outpatient dialysis clinics. Candidates will have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Our division is collegial and supportive, and we seek individuals with strong emotional and social intelligence and a demonstrated ability to connect with others in a meaningful way at all levels of the organization and university.

The position includes a competitive salary and a faculty appointment commensurate with prior rank and experience at UNMC. The Department of Pediatrics has a strategic goal of growing clinical and translational research, quality improvement, and continuing excellence in teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and allied health professionals.  Exciting research opportunities are available, with potential support from the Child Health Research Institute, NIH ECHO and IDeA states funding. Existing research projects involve collaboration with Urology, Surgery, Neonatology, and Physiology, and industry sponsored clinical trials. We are active members of the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium. Quality improvement projects are welcomed, and we participate in SCOPE, IROC, and NAPRTCs.

Children’s is a vibrant, free-standing pediatric teaching hospital and Nebraska’s only full- service pediatric specialty health care center focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, clinical and outcomes research, and advocacy. The hospital is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth to address our local, regional, and national patient care. The hospital has a Level IV NICU, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Specialized Clinical Pediatric Services, and 24/7 Pediatric Intensivists.  We have 50+ Specialty Clinics, 200+ Specialists, 14 Satellite Offices, multiple Pediatric Fellowship programs, and are Magnet Certified.  Our new campus expansion project includes adding 100 beds to the existing 145, expansion of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Fetal Care Center and Fetal Surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, and Surgical Services. The expansion will also provide new facilities to support education and clinical and outcomes research.

As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. UNMC excellence spans all disciplines from primary care through organ transplantation; UNMC is one of a few centers offering small bowel and multivisceral transplantation, and averages 8-10 isolated pediatric kidney transplants annually.

Omaha enjoys four distinct seasons, along with an exciting metropolitan community and a population over 925,000. Omaha is a safe city where families enjoy the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. The area is rich in cultural activities including a professional symphony, ballet, theater, art, history, museums, a world class zoo, and fine dining that will appeal to every taste. Outdoor recreational activities including golf, hiking, cycling, hunting, fishing, camping, and water sports are immediately available. Additionally, Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools. In addition to the many collegiate sports, Omaha hosts the Olympic Swim Trials, the Olympic Curling Trials, Equestrian events, and the College World Series. All of this, combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies, makes for an extraordinary quality of life.

Contact Info

Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) may be submitted to: Teri Jo Mauch, Division Chief, at teri.mauch@unmc.edu, or Christin Zbylut, Administrator, Physician and Faculty Recruitment, czbylut@childrensomaha.org, 402-955-8344. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Posted: 5/26/2020

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, and Children’s Health Dallas seek to hire an exceptional and enthusiastic individual to join our collaborative academic group in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology. As part of a nationally renowned medical school, our division has a long-standing history of nurturing clinically focused nephrologists and NIH-funded basic scientists. While this position is predominantly clinical, there are many opportunities to participate in academic research, educational and quality improvement projects as well as collaborate with outstanding researchers throughout the graduate and medical school. 

We are seeking to hire a medical director of the dialysis program to join our collegial group of nephrologists as the 12th Pediatric Nephrologist. We have one of the largest and most modern dialysis units in the country with 60-70 end-stage renal disease patients divided between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In addition, we perform CRRT on approximately 100 patients/year. We will also begin using MARS in patients with liver failure.  We have an outstanding interdisciplinary team including advanced practice providers, dialysis educator, social workers, peritoneal dialysis nurses, hemodialysis nurses, dieticians, child life specialists, and psychologist. The responsibilities of the medical director include providing oversight and governance over the medical operations of the dialysis unit in collaboration with our clinical and business leadership. The medical director will ensure that high quality medical care is provided to all the patients and will oversee the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement program. Additional responsibilities include knowledge and implementation of dialysis regulatory requirements. It is desirable to have an in-depth understanding of technical aspects of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis equipment

In addition, our main hospital has a large intensive care patient population housed in the PICU, NICU, and CVICU for which we provide consultation. We perform 20-25 kidney transplants per year and follow more than 200 outpatient kidney transplant patients. We have a busy outpatient general nephrology program, and a multidisciplinary stone center. We have an ACGME accredited fellowship program funded by Children’s Health and a T-32 training grant as well as 6 advanced practice providers that support our division across the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Faculty members are responsible for attending inpatient, dialysis and ambulatory services. Responsibilities include supervision and teaching of pediatric residents, medical students, and pediatric nephrology fellows from UT Southwestern Medical School. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of Texas and must be board eligible or certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. Academic rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is located in the heart of one of the most dynamic areas in the entire country: The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex — a contemporary, exciting region that offers a compelling blend of cultural, recreational and entertainment activities to our employees and their families.

The area is home to one of the most vibrant arts scenes in the nation, centered around the 68-acre Dallas Arts District. Located close to the UT Southwestern Medical Center campus, the district includes the Dallas Museum of Art, the Meyerson Symphony Center, the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and the Nasher Sculpture Center.  Dallas is also home to the Dallas International Film Festival, which annually greets over 40,000 attendees with 180 feature-length and short films representing more than 25 different countries.

Nearby Fort Worth also boasts an impressive cultural district, including such top museums as the Kimbell Art Museum and the Modern Art Museum. In addition, the region’s western heritage is always on display in Fort Worth’s famed historical Stockyards District.

 

Contact Info

Potential candidates should apply online at https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/ (search for Job# 455434) and upload a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.
 
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 5/26/2020

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, and Children’s Health Dallas seeks to hire an exceptional and enthusiastic individual to join our academic group in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology. As part of a nationally renowned medical school, our division has a long-standing history of nurturing clinically focused nephrologists and NIH-funded basic scientists. While this position is predominantly clinical, there are many opportunities to participate in academic research and quality improvement projects as well as collaborate with outstanding researchers throughout the graduate and medical school. 

We are seeking candidates with previous experience and/or an interest in kidney transplant nephrology to join our growing, collegial group as the 11th Pediatric Nephrologist. We perform 20-25 kidney transplants per year and follow more than 200 kidney transplant recipients in collaboration with Children’s Solid Organ Transplant Program. Successful candidates will have an interest and/or experience in program building and working in a multidisciplinary approach. Given the size of the kidney transplant program, the development of a stimulating clinical research program would be encouraged. We also have one of the largest and most modern dialysis units in the country with 60-70 end-stage renal disease patients divided between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Given the dynamics of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the hospital as a whole, and specifically the transplant and dialysis programs have shown rapid growth. In addition to the kidney transplant and dialysis programs, our main hospital has a large intensive care patient population housed in the PICU, NICU, and CVICU for which we provide consultation and CRRT. We also have a busy outpatient general nephrology program, and a multidisciplinary stone center. We have an ACGME accredited fellowship program funded by Children’s Health and a T-32 training grant as well as 6 advanced practice providers that support our division across the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Faculty members are responsible for attending inpatient, dialysis and ambulatory services. Responsibilities include supervision and teaching of pediatric residents, medical students, and pediatric nephrology fellows from UT Southwestern Medical School. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of Texas and must be board eligible or certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. Academic rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is located in the heart of one of the most dynamic areas in the entire country: The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex — a contemporary, exciting region that offers a compelling blend of cultural, recreational and entertainment activities to our employees and their families.

The area is home to one of the most vibrant arts scenes in the nation, centered around the 68-acre Dallas Arts District. Located close to the UT Southwestern Medical Center campus, the district includes the Dallas Museum of Art, the Meyerson Symphony Center, the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and the Nasher Sculpture Center.  Dallas is also home to the Dallas International Film Festival, which annually greets over 40,000 attendees with 180 feature-length and short films representing more than 25 different countries.

Nearby Fort Worth also boasts an impressive cultural district, including such top museums as the Kimbell Art Museum and the Modern Art Museum. In addition, the region’s western heritage is always on display in Fort Worth’s famed historical Stockyards District.

 

Contact Info

Potential candidates should apply online at https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/ (search for Job# 455429) and upload a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.
 
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.