*Federal Benefits *Recruitment Incentives *Quality of life
The Richmond VA (Hunter Holmes McGuire) Medical Center is seeking a full-time academic Nephrologist with research and teaching experience. This VA opportunity allows you to work closely with the Virginia Commonwealth University in the training of medical students, residents, and fellows.
Ideal candidate: ABIM eligible or certified nephrologist with experience in clinical or basic science research. Preference will be given to a candidate with NIH or VA Funded research. A full, active, and unrestricted U.S. medical license is required.
U.S Citizenship is preferred.
Richmond VAMC is a large tertiary care and teaching facility closely affiliated with the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System/Medical College of Virginia. Candidates should be eligible for an academic appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level (non-tenure). Candidates should have strong clinical, research and teaching interests. The VAMC Nephrology Section offers comprehensive nephrology services including CRRT, home hemodialysis, and kidney transplants.
Typical day: You will be working closely with renal fellows and residents for inpatient hospital rounds. Inpatient cases are a mix of AKI, Dialysis, CKD, Electrolytes disturbance and Transplant patients.
You will be doing CKD clinic, hospital discharge follow up, dialysis unit rounds, precepting fellows and residents at different clinics, supporting NP’s and PA’s clinical work. You are required to participate in didactics, journal club, grand round, QI projects, and medical student educations. You will also have some administrative duties.
The above duties can vary based on clinical needs.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 - 4:30 p.m. 1 Weekend per month covered by Attendings. Night call covered by Renal Fellows based on availability.
Incentives: This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program.
About Richmond VA (Hunter Holmes McGuire) Medical Center
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