Job Title: General Nephrologist, reporting to the partnership
Location: This position is for a general nephrologist to join our group to fulfill the community care needs primarily in Northern Nevada.
Northern Nevada is a wonderful part of the country with many adventures to offer. The area experiences 4 wonderful seasons. This gives us the options of world class skiing in the winter and amazing outdoor adventures throughout the summer in the picturesque Sierra Nevada Mountains, including Lake Tahoe and Yosemite. If you like hiking, biking, boating, hunting, camping, or fishing there is no better place to live. There are also additional advantages in living in a state without any income tax.
Schedule: In General, the work schedule will be Monday-Friday with a mixture of office clinics, hospital based services (inpatient rounding, consult coverage, and in hospital dialysis program development/oversight), and dialysis responsibilities (unit rounds and care conferences.) Before and/or after hours meetings may be frequent depending on facility and company needs. This schedule will be flexible and may be changed from time to time at employees discretion or as required by the Board of Directors based on market trends, patient care needs, and/or other work requirements of the Company. Call and weekends will be required and on a rotational basis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary role of a nephrologist in this practice is delivery of direct nephrology medical management to patients in the hospital, at dialysis, and in the office settings. It will include but not limited to the following:
Acute, sub-acute, out-patient, and chronic patient consultations with follow up and ongoing comprehensive medical management.
Emergency coverage of nephrology medical management issues including 24/7 availability to acute care facilities on a rotational basis.
Effective updates through communication and education of referring providers, patients, and family members as appropriate, of medical management plan, clinical progress, and prognosis.
Participate in the professional development through education and mentorship of ancillary staff and other allied professionals.
Coordinate and/or participate in integrated specialty and subspecialty consultations and interdisciplinary care conferences as needed.
Participate in the strategic planning, oversight, and quality improvement initiatives of multiple facilities and a variety of programs as directed by the Company.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Nephrology
Active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Nevada
Active and unrestricted DEA
Ability to participate in Medicare, Medicaid, and all other federal and state payment programs
We have been very fortunate to have had great success with our focus of quality patient care and our business is expanding. We are currently looking to expand our group to meet this growing need. We are looking for like minded physicians focused on quality patient care and who value our team approach.
We will be conducting interviews at ASN November 5-7, 2015 in San Diego, California. Contact us today to schedule your interview!