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Transplant Nephrologist

Center Personal Health 619845 Full Time 8095 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22031, US
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Job Description

The Inova Transplant Center at Empty Inova Fairfax hospital in Northern Virginia is seeking a BC/ BE Transplant Nephrologist to join their well established and growing kidney transplant program. We seek a dynamic physician to provide compassionate inpatient/ outpatient clinical care, a strong desire for maintaining high quality and the ability to work collaboratively with others. Qualifying candidates must process an MD degree or equivalent and be BC/ BE in nephrology and eligible for medical licensure in the state of Virginia. In addition, candidates must have completed or be in the process of completing an AST/ASN accredited transplant nephrology fellowship.

 

Essential Job Functions include:

 

  • Primary responsibility will be in the Post kidney/pancreas transplant clinic. However, this role will be responsible for kidney and pancreas patient management in all phases of transplant including: pre, waitlist, inpatient and post. 
  • In collaboration with the transplant physician team, the physician will provide clinical supervision of nursing and other staff in the clinic, active participation in developing treatment protocols, immunosuppression management and follow-up with referring physicians.
  • The physician will work closely with the transplant surgeons and the pre-transplant coordinators in evaluating and working up patients referred to the transplant program so they may be placed on the cadaver transplant waiting list or undergo living donor transplants. 
  • The physician will also be responsible for assisting with maintenance of the waitlist by partnering with the waitlist team to perform yearly patient evaluations and corresponding with referring physicians and insurance companies as needed for peer-to-peer evaluations.
  • Assist with evaluation of potential living donors
  • Assist with dialysis outreach and program building
  • Participate in on-call rotation as required
  • Participate and lead Quality improvement initiatives
  • Partner in the fiscal responsibility of the program
  • Participate in inpatient management
  • Participate in clinical research protocols
  • Communicate and coordinate patient admissions with community nephrologists

 

 

 

  • Attend Renal Sections Meetings
  • Ability to perform renal biopsies would be preferred

 

Compensation package includes:

 

  • Employed position
  • Salaried compensation
  • Sign on bonus
  • Relocation allowance
  • Malpractice coverage with tail
  • CME allowance
  • comprehensive health plan new line
  • 401K/ 403B retirement options.
  • Paid state license and  DEA
  • system wide epic EMR
  • education stipends.