Transplant Nephrologist Faculty Opportunity

Los Angeles, CA

Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Top pick in specialty
  • The Division of Nephrology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center seeks a full-time faculty candidate at the rank of Assistant/Associate level and will report to the Director, Division of Nephrology and Chairman, Department of Medicine. The kidney transplant program performs approximately 300 kidney transplants annually, where approximately 30% of the transplant population is highly HLA-sensitized. The program specializes in living and deceased donor kidney transplantation, DCD, pediatric en-bloc, living-donor kidney paired exchange, desensitization, ABO-incompatible transplantation, and spearheads novel pharmacologic therapeutic clinical trials.  This position will include a large degree of clinical responsibility but there will be an expectation that the candidate with engage in academic pursuits associated with the medical center’s mission of quality patient care, research, teaching and community service. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with an established multidisciplinary support team and pursue research and teaching opportunities in a collaborative environment.     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    ·       Medical Degree from an accredited medical school

    ·       American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

    ·       Fellowship completed in Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas transplantation that would allow for UNOS certification as a Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas transplant physician.

    ·       Expertise in clinical Nephrology, management of pre- and post-operative Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas transplant patients.

    ·       A published author of peer reviewed articles, with ability to serve as principal or co-investigator

    ·       Demonstrated competence in continuous quality improvement processes

    ·       Evidence of exceptional academic, clinical, and professional accomplishment

    ·       A track record of excellence in teaching, patient care and administration

    Posted November 30, 2021