The Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension Program at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is looking to add a BE/BC pediatric nephrologist with interest in kidney transplantation to its team. In addition to a recently UNOS accredited kidney transplant program, patients benefit from the team’s expertise in diagnosis and treatment of various pediatric kidney diseases, hypertension and metabolic bone disease. All forms of dialysis therapy are available in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
The qualified candidate will be actively involved in the transplant nephrology services, including inpatient and outpatient care of transplant recipients, as well as general pediatric nephrology needs. The successful candidate will participate in quality and selection committees as well as assume the role of a key member of the multidisciplinary transplant team in collaboration with transplant surgeons, transplant physicians, administrators, coordinators, and support staff. In addition, he/she will have the opportunity to participate in clinical research, as well as in medical education of students and residents.
The Memorial Transplant Institute in South Florida has received federal approval from UNOS to launch an adult and pediatric kidney transplant program at Memorial Regional Hospital and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood. The Institute also received approval to establish a living donor kidney recovery component, including open and laparoscopic nephrectomies. The kidney programs will also offer cadaveric kidney transplants, pediatric kidney transplants and living donor kidney transplant.
This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
About Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital opened in 1992 and has grown to be the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties. With 226 beds, an 84-bed Level I and II NICU, 30-bed PICU and 12-bed intermediate care unit, extremely active emergency room, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services – delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion. The pediatric residency program will start in July 2018, yet is currently offering 3rd and 4th year medical students rotations in several pediatric subspecialties.
About South Florida
South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, zoos and wildlife refuges, a vibrant arts community, museums and world-class dining. South Florida’s high quality of life – including year-round summer weather, exciting multiculturalism and no state income tax – attracts new residents from all over the country and around the world.
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About Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few.
Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home.
Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.