Mar 25, 2020

Nephrology Transplant Medical Director

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

University of Utah

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, 84132-2101, United States
Posted: 2020-03-20
Position Title: Nephrology Transplant Medical Director
Company Name: University of Utah
Sector: Medical
Job Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Required Travel: 0-10%

The Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at the University of Utah is recruiting a Nephrology Transplant Medical Director with expertise in kidney and pancreas transplantation in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. Applicants must have the ability to independently manage all kidney and pancreas transplant patients as well as live kidney donors through all phases of transplantation or donation. The individual chosen will demonstrate the ability to thrive within our outstanding multidisciplinary team to provide the best care possible for our patients. Academic track and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

The individual chosen will also be involved in all clinical and administrative activities of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program as well as all academic activities of the Department and Division. Leadership opportunities within the Program are immediately available for candidates with relevant interest and experience. Candidate reviews will begin upon receipt and continue until a successful candidate is identified and/or the search is closed.

Core Duties and Responsibilities will include:
  • Pre-transplant, waitlist, and donor medical reviews and management
  • Potential recipient and donor candidate medical evaluations
  • Long-term post-transplant care and immunosuppression monitoring
  • Inpatient rounding
  • Participation in multidisciplinary rounds and team meetings
  • Participation in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement committees
  • Attendance at regional and national transplant meetings as a representative of the Program
  • Shared evening and weekend call with four other transplant nephrologists for medical transplant-related problems
  • Provide quality leadership, training and education for transplant staff, medical students, residents, fellows and referring physicians

Inquires may be sent to: Dr. Alfred Cheung, Division Chief, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, 295 Chipeta Way, Suite 4000, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108;; phone: (801) 585-5215.

To apply online submit C.V. with letter of interest describing research and/or teaching background, here:

Candidates must be board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, with UNOS certification or eligibility and be able to hold an unrestricted Utah medical license.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.





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