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Physician - Nephrology - Seeking Nephrologist

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: East Orange
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

The Nephrologist works within the Nephrology Section of Medical Service at the VA New Jersey Health Care System

The physician is responsible for providing inpatient Nephrology consults and follow-up, outpatient Nephrology consults and follow-up, and evaluation of patients with a variety of Nephrology related conditions. Responsibilities will include patient care in the full scope of
Nephrology, as well as trainee supervision and education. As an academic nephrologist, the incumbent will be an active participant in the teaching program and will be responsible for fostering the academic careers of trainees. Completion of training and demonstrated
interests in clinical research or healthcare quality assurance are highly desirable. Some of the functions performed by the Nephrologist include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Functions as the expert for patient care related to acute, chronic, and end-stage kidney
disease, and fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders.
- Develops treatment plans, including but not limited to dialysis (hemodialysis and
peritoneal dialysis, and continuous renal replacement therapy).
- Rounds on hospitalized patients, serves as Attending in clinics, writes prescription
medications, writes requests for consultative services, provides diet instructions, and
makes other physician-driven or exclusive decisions.
- Provides evaluations and treatment recommendations, including acute dialysis orders
for hospitalized patients.
- Reviews and examines all patients with the fellows and trainees.
- Provides clinical supervision of the residency fellowship program.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm and Rotational On Call

Preferred Experience - Completion of an accredited renal fellowship. Board certification in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. The successful candidate must be able to obtain a faculty appointment with our affiliate medical school.

Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Yes
EDRP Authorized PandoLogic. Keywords: Nephrologist, Location: East Orange, NJ - 07018

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, East Orange , Physician - Nephrology - Seeking Nephrologist, Healthcare , East Orange, New Jersey

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