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Memorial Healthcare System, one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States, is seeking a Director of Adult Nephrology and Medical Director of the Adult Kidney Transplant Program to join its expanding Adult Kidney Transplantation Program. The selected candidate will focus on transplant nephrology services including evaluation of kidney and donor candidates, inpatient and outpatient care of solid organ transplant recipients with acute and chronic kidney and injury, and general outpatient nephrology needs. The medical director will participate in quality and selection committees as well as assume a key role as a member of the multidisciplinary transplant team wherein he/she will facilitate collaboration with transplant surgeons, physicians, administrators, coordinators and support staff. Primary importance will be given to the development of the outreach and living donor programs. All candidates must have completed an AST-ASN accredited transplant nephrology fellowship, be board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology and have a minimum 8 years of experience. Prior transplant program leadership is preferred.
With federal approval from the United Network for Organ Sharing, the Memorial Transplant Institute in South Florida launched a kidney transplant program at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. The Institute established a living donor kidney recovery component, including open and laparoscopic nephrectomies. The kidney program offers cadaveric and living donor kidney transplants.
This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
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Internal Number: FY20-62
About Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few.
Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home.
Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.