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UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Per Diem Specialty Staff Physician I - Nephrology - 97298 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Position Summary

Position Summary: Responsible for performing professional treatment of all disorders and diseases of the kidneys and pancreas, and perform all the appropriate diagnostic tests. Provides consultative inpatient and outpatient care for patients with chronic kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension, ESRD and transplant. Transplant nephrologist managing care of patients with chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease, kidney and pancreas transplant candidates as well as kidney and pancreas transplant recipients.

Job Requirement

Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine and three (3) years of clinical practice experience in all aspects of organ transplantation including clinical trials and transplant related clinical forums. One (1) year Kidney Pancreas Transplant fellowship at an AST accredited program. Must meet UNOS criteria to serve as primary physician for a pancreas transplant program.

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine and Board eligible in nephrology. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of: Adult and pediatric care and practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations and standards; principles and practices of medical care management and administration; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.

Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient’s medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; solving problems; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Salary: $131.27 Hourly

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Job Type: Per Diem

Department: TRANSPLANT SVCS - 7192

Job Number: 20-71443

Closing: Continuous

Agency: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Address: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102

Website: http://www.umcsn.com

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