Nephrology Physician

Employer
Merritt Hawkins
Location
Nashville, Tennessee
Posted
Aug 13, 2021
Closes
Aug 13, 2022
Ref
2108542
Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Job Description & Requirements
Nephrology Physician in Tennessee
StartDate: ASAP

Nephrologists may work remotely from home. As part of working at Monogram’s national telehealth clinic, they will be licensed in multiple states after joining the company. Nephrologists work on an employed basis, full time, five days per week.

Position Requirements
  • 1+ years nephrology practice experience
  • Desire to practice in a forward-looking renal care environment focused on population health management
  • Demonstrated experience applying evidence-based clinical criteria
  • Experience in renal care, geriatrics, and/or emergency medicine
  • Comfort and skill in end-of-life discussions and advance care planning
  • Experience with high-need Medicare Advantage and managed Medicaid populations, as well as commercial populations
  • Experience integrating acute and behavioral health care and appreciation of social determinants of health and the value of social workers
  • Expertise in managing medication panels for complex patients
Required Licensure + Education
  • Current state medical license without restrictions to practice and free of sanctions from Medicaid or Medicare
  • Willingness to become licensed in multiple states as company and patient needs require
  • Doctorate Degree in Medicine
  • Board Certified in nephrology
Roles and Responsibilities
  • In a telehealth environment, treat and diagnose patients with CKD and ESRD
  • Apply evidence-based criteria in determining the appropriateness and necessity of care; in particular, in determining whether dialytic or nondialytic care is the correct evidence-based pathway
  • Reduce unnecessary or preventable episodes of care, including hospital readmissions
  • Identify and make practical, pointed interventions to improve member care
  • Review Annual Wellness Visit assessments to ensure proper coding and provision of medical diagnoses across multiple comorbid conditions
  • Assist in the training of NPs and other providers to provide high-quality care
  • Conduct meaningful end-of-life and treatment options discussions with patients
  • Other duties as assigned
Benefits
  • Highly competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and innovative care management company that is transforming the delivery of kidney care
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Flexible paid leave & vacation policy
  • 401(k) plan with matching contributions
Job Type
  • Full-time Monday-Friday Position
  • 100% remote/work from home position
About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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