Pediatric Nephrologist

Employer
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Location
Loma Linda, California
Closing date
Dec 20, 2023

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Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Division of Pediatric Nephrology is seeking two full-time BE/BC Pediatric Nephrologist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to join their team. The Loma Linda University Faculty medical group is affiliated with the Loma Linda University Healthcare system and School of Medicine with a mission to deliver whole person care at a world class level of clinical excellence. Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care referral center for the Inland Empire that spans Riverside, San Bernardino, Inyo, and Mono Counties with a population of over 4 million people.  

The Pediatric Nephrology division currently has four Pediatric Nephrologists and a nurse practitioner. The division provides comprehensive services to infants, children, teens, and young adults with kidney disease in the inland Southern California area. The Loma Linda Children’s hospital has 380 licensed beds including a 25-bed PICU, 80+bed NICU, 15-bed Pediatric CICU and pediatric stepdown units. It has expanded to include a newly licensed children’s tower to service 1 million + children in the region. 

The division provides full-service outpatient and inpatient general nephrology, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation care. We provide acute care services including CRRT, inpatient dialysis & apheresis treatments, along with consultative services to the PICU, Cardiac ICU, NICU, BMT and inpatient units. Outpatient services include an ESRD program averaging 30-40 pediatric dialysis patients, 8-15 kidney transplants annually and specialized care for 80+ prevalent kidney transplant patients. Our team includes clinical nurse specialists, pediatric trained hemodialysis nurses, dedicated peritoneal dialysis nurses, renal dietitians, and social workers. We routinely see patients in multi-disciplinary clinics to provide comprehensive care. In addition to nephrology specific care, we have an active ABPM program for pediatric hypertension management along with a specialty bone health clinic. We routinely conduct patient care conferences with specialty services including Pediatric Urology, Pathology, and the Loma Linda University Transplant institute.  

The applicant’s duties will include providing clinical patient care along with teaching responsibilities for the Loma Linda University School of medicine students and pediatric residents. The Loma Linda Department of pediatrics has a large pediatric residency program consisting of approximately 84 pediatric residents including primary care track residents and Med-Peds residents. The applicant will have opportunities to pursue clinical or basic science research activities independently or in collaboration with active existing research opportunities that are available throughout the healthcare system, LLU School of Medicine,LLU School of Public Health, and LL Clinical Research Trials center.  

Loma Linda is located between Los Angeles and Palms Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled in the foothills of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to hiking, skiing, beaches, and a variety of other outdoor activities. This is an actively expanding area with scenic places to live for families along with an excellent school system for children.

Compensation & Benefits

The compensation range listed is for starting base compensation only and is adjusted based upon years of experience and/or faculty rank: $156,000 - $213,000. This amount does not include variable compensation or extra productivity and is subject to the individual department compensation plans. More information on compensation is discussed with the departments during the recruitment process.

Our benefits include:

  • Generous Retirement Contribution
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental Coverage
  • Competitive Vacation & Sick Days 
  • CME Days and Funds
  • Relocation Assistance (if applicable)
  • Paid Malpractice Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Loan Repayment/State & Federal (If eligible)

 

For more information on Loan Forgiveness, please click on the links below:

Physicians for a Healthy California

Public Service Loan Forgiveness 

We are a California Employer - Please note that a California residency is required upon start date.

This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver. 

 

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