Department Name: 7H362:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - NEPHROLO
The University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine is seeking a Nephrology clinical physician to establish practice. This position will provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with acute or chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, hypokalemia, hyponatremia osteoporosis, Paget’s disease and acid-base disturbances.
Additional duties include:
*Provide clinical care for patients while supervising residents in ambulatory and hospital-based settings. *Provide intervention nephrology services for the Division of Nephrology. *Participate in clinical teaching activities within the Division of Nephrology, as negotiated between the Division Chief and the individual faculty member. These activities may include instruction of students, residents and fellows in ambulatory and inpatient clinical settings, as well as instruction in lectures, seminars and clinical conferences. *Support the clinical research mission of the Division through various roles including development and supervision of clinical protocols, accrual of patients to clinical trials, and participation in regulatory oversight programs for clinical research. *Represent the University of Kentucky in a professional manner as an active member of the medical staff. These responsibilities include active participation in medical staff affairs; adherence to evidence based practice standards; and a strong commitment to high standards of customer service. *Serve on appropriate Division, Department, University, Hospital and College committees as assigned by the Division Chief.
The faculty is active in the management and treatment of renal and metabolic bone disease and maintains an active research and teaching program.
Please include a curriculum vita along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Residency and fellowship training experience. Completion of fellowship training in Nephrology prior to employment
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Ky Medical License within 30 days of appointment
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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