Pediatric Nephrologist/Medical Director, Renal Transplant

Nemours Children’s Health System
Wilmington, Delaware
Feb 11, 2019
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children is accepting applications for a Pediatric Nephrologist to head our rapidly growing transplant program in the division of nephrology. Over the past three years we have doubled the number of dialysis patients and tripled the number of renal transplants. The division continues to be ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally the division is very active in large multicenter QI and research collaboratives including NINJA, SCOPE, IROC, NAPTRCS and GLEAN which affords ample clinical research opportunities. We collaborate closely with the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida through this partnership we share research and best practices. Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Nephrology, and have experience in caring for kidney transplant patients. The successful candidate will receive a faculty appointment on the Clinical or Tenure track in the Department of Pediatrics at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Position Requirements:

• Board Eligible or Certified in Nephrology

• Serve at Medical Director for Kidney Transplant Program

• Appropriate for Faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics

• Involvement in nephrology related research initiatives including NINJA, SCOPE, IROC, NAPTRCS, and GLEAN

For confidential consideration, please forward your formal CV to:

Dr. Joshua Zaritsky, Division Chief



Ja'Nikka Caraballo, Physician Recruiter


Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, retirement plan with employer matching and an additional 457B retirement savings plan, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.

If you’ve been looking for employment in a location that is both a great place to live and work, then this is the opportunity you are looking for.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.


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