Department Name: 7H362:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - NEPHROLO
The Division of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism at the University of Kentucky (UK) is seeking an innovative, academic and clinically focused nephrologist to assume the role of Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation. This individual would join us at the Full Professor or Associate Professor level. UK has a growing transplant program that performed 113 kidney transplants in FY20, 110 transplants in FY19, and enjoys an ever-increasing referral base.
The clinical duties will consist of both inpatient and outpatient clinical professional services at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Other responsibilities include transplant-oriented research, quality assurance and improvement, medical administration, professional recruitment, participation in Transplant, Division, Department and hospital medical staff meetings. There are ample opportunities to build a research program pursuing interests of the applicant. This faculty position is expected to contribute to the research and overall academic mission of the Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism and will participate in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.
The University of Kentucky Medical Center is a premier research institution in the Commonwealth serving a wide geographic area, treating patients throughout Kentucky, neighboring states, and beyond, providing the opportunity for large practice growth. 2020-2021 marks the fifth consecutive year that UK HealthCare was listed the number one regional hospital in Kentucky by the U.S. News & World Report’s national rankings. The Division of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism has been listed as high-performing on the national level for the last three consecutive years.
This position will provide an opportunity for advancement with generous benefit package including:
Professional Development funding
200% 403b retirement match
Educational Benefits for family members
Over 4 weeks of vacation plus 12 paid holidays and bonus days
Productivity Bonus opportunities
J1 Visa assistance Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.
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