Medical Director Transplant Nephrology

Employer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Location
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Closes
Sep 10, 2021
Ref
2054593
Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The Section of Solid Organ Transplantation within the Department of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire is seeking a second Board Certified/Board Eligible Transplant Nephrologist with expertise in both renal and pancreas transplantation as well as general nephrology and hypertension. A proven track record as either a clinical scholar and/or scientist is desirable. All candidates must be UNOS certified or certifiable and be able to hold a New Hampshire medical license. The individual chosen will be involved in all clinical and administrative activities of the Section as well as all academic activities of the Department of Surgery. An academic appointment will be requested through the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, at a rank commensurate with qualifications. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years’ experience and would be hired with a goal of succession into the Medical Director role.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center currently has a kidney only transplantation program with plans to expand into pancreas transplantation in the very near future. Candidates must have the ability to independently manage all kidney and pancreas transplant patients and living donors through all phases of transplantation. Our program follows a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care based upon the Dartmouth-Hitchcock principles of respect and value for our patients, staff and community. Opportunities for research both clinical and basic science, exist within the context of one’s clinical duties including The Dartmouth Institute and a vigorous, vital Translational Immunology Department at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Dartmouth-Hitchcock offers an outstanding benefits package including, but not limited to: paid vacation and holiday days, competitive CME allowance and dedicated CME time, Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, employer-funded retirement plan and a generous relocation bonus. 

Responsibilities and Core Duties include:

Potential recipient and donor candidate medical evaluationsPre-transplant, waitlist, and donor medical reviews and managementLong term post-transplant care and immunosuppression monitoringParticipation in multidisciplinary team meetingsParticipation in Quality Assurance and Performance CommitteesAttend and participate in the evaluation of potential donors/recipients as well as established transplant recipients at various satellite clinics in the NH/VT catchment areaAttend regional and national transplant meetings as a representative of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterProvide educational sessions for staff, residents and fellows as well as referring physiciansDaily in-patient roundingShared evening and weekend for medical transplant related problemsProvide leadership, training and education for medical students, surgical and medicine residents, as well as nephrology fellowsCover letters should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee:

Michael Daily, MD
Section Chief, Transplant Surgery 

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

Qualifications: 

Candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Transplant Nephrology, UNOS certified or certifiable, and be able to obtain and maintain a New Hampshire medical license.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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