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Pediatric Nephrology at MUSC Children's Health in Coastal Charleston, SC - Charleston, SC, USA

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Pediatric Nephrology at MUSC Children's Health in Coastal Charleston, SC

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is looking for a board certified or eligible Pediatric Nephrologist with strong clinical and teaching skills to join our Division of Nephrology within the Department of Pediatrics. As the largest pediatric nephrology program in the state, we provide the most comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for children with all types of kidney disease. We have also expanded and enhanced the state’s only dedicated multidisciplinary pediatric kidney transplant program and established an independent pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy program.

Learn more about MUSC Pediatric Nephrology here: https://musckids.org/our-services/nephrology

 

  Ideal candidates will be:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Nephrology
  • Committed to MUSC’s educational and research missions, and to teaching our pediatric nephrology fellows, residents, and medical students


About our opportunity:

  • Provide comprehensive specialty care for patients on an inpatient and outpatient nephrology service including management of patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, renal replacement therapy (CRRT, PD, and HD), plasmapheresis, LDL-apheresis, and kidney transplantation.
  • New surgical and clinical sites designed exclusively for children
  • Join a collaborative and intellectually stimulating team of 4 faculty members and 1 Advanced Practitioner, and our ACGME pediatric nephrology fellow
  • Great collaborative relationships with subspecialists and referring agencies including pulmonology, sleep medicine, gastroenterology, rheumatology, ENT, cardiac and surgery
  • EPIC medical record platform
  • Opportunity for research and pursuing individual scholarly interests is encouraged and supported

 

We will provide:

  • Relocation assistance
  • Competitive pay and signing bonus
  • Excellent retirement options, including a pension and optional tax-deferred contributions
  • Sovereign Immunity malpractice coverage
  • 22 days of annual leave, 15 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligibility

 

In 2020, MUSC Children’s Health opened the S hawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion , a 100,000 square foot, 10 floor, state-of-the-art building that is transforming the delivery of fetal, women’s and children’s care in the region. This 250-bed pediatric hospital is home to 89 NICU beds, 25 PICU beds, 36 mother/baby post-partum rooms, 7 couplet care rooms, a military grade helipad, 6 operating rooms, 4 procedures suites, a pediatric MRI scanner, the only comprehensive burn center in the state, and the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in the state. MUSC Children’s Hospital is the largest referral center in the region, made up of 31 pediatric subspecialties.

The MUSC Children’s R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion offers comprehensive specialty clinics, outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging, infusion procedures, and support services such as lab and pharmacy, and urgent care in one convenient location. This medical pavilion has been designed exclusively for children and offers hassle-free parking, easy access from major roadways and convenient bus transit service. https://musckids.org/about-us/childrens-ambulatory-center

 

The Darby Children's Research Institute is the largest and most comprehensive pediatric research facility in the Carolinas. It is one of 15 buildings in the country dedicated to children's research.  Located in Downtown Charleston, this seven-story institute houses 150 state-of-the-art laboratory modules, 11 research programs, and approximately 150 investigators and staff. We would welcome a funded individual with an interest in clinical, translational, or basic science research

MUSC is located in Charleston, SC, a city frequently named one of the best places in America to live. This charming coastal city offers residents a unique mix of history, culture, arts, innovation, and natural beauty. In Charleston, you can explore miles of pristine beaches and waterways in the morning, and wind your way along shaded cobblestone streets, exploring centuries-old historic homes in the afternoon. At night, visit one of Charleston’s many award-winning restaurants to enjoy traditional Lowcountry cuisine prepared by world-class chefs.

 

Charleston is a place where you can live your life to its fullest.

Contact Email: hoeckerf@musc.edu
Employer: Medical University of South Carolina Health
Location: Charleston, SC, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
Salary Range: $2.00 to $2.00 Yearly