UNIV - Open Rank - Department of Medicine: Division of Nephrology, Transplant

  • R-0000005059
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Faculty-University
  • Faculty
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

Join a team that’s Changing What’s Possible – The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Division of Nephrology is seeking a UNOS-certified transplant nephrologist and internal medicine board-certified and Nephrology board-eligible or certified nephrologist to join its faculty in a full-time capacity to work in the hospital and ambulatory clinical setting. Clinical responsibilities will include inpatient services and outpatient clinic for renal transplant patients. The MUSC Health Transplant Center has helped thousands of patients with end-stage renal disease live longer, fuller lives through kidney transplant surgery. As one of the largest kidney transplant programs in the country, our transplant surgeons perform over 400 kidney transplants each year.

MD or MD/PhD board certified (or board eligible) in Internal Medicine or Nephrology.

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Faculty

Department

CC000976 UNIV | COM DOM Transplant CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

We are seeking candidates with:

  • Clinical expertise in Transplant Nephrology

  • UNOS-certified, BC in Internal Medicine, and BC or BE in Nephrology

  • Academic orientation, enthusiasm for teaching, passion for outreach and research

  • Experience with outreach and telemedicine to help grow outreach clinical operations

Our opportunity:

  • Position focused on hospital and ambulatory clinical setting, including inpatient services and outpatient clinic for renal transplant candidates

  • Involvement in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows

  • MUSC Kidney Transplant Program completed 410 renal transplants in 2021, putting us as the 4th largest program in the United States.

  • Call rotation expected to be 1 in 5 or 1 in 6

  • Strong clinical research program that encourages individual research projects

About MUSC’s Transplant Center

  • The Medical University of South Carolina’s Transplant Center is the leading solid organ transplant center in the state for more than 25 years. The Transplant Center is proud to service both adult and pediatric patients.

  • Collaborative and intellectually stimulating team currently composed of 5 Faculty Transplant Nephrologists, research coordinators, nursing staff, and comprehensive administrative support

  • Opportunities for patients to participate in clinical trials, monthly patient support and educational programs.

Learn more about the Transplant Center at MUSC: https://muschealth.org/medical-services/transplant

MUSC Offerings

  • Tenure-track faculty position with academic rank and salary commensurate with qualifications, expertise, and accomplishments

  • Relocation assistance

  • 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) Program Qualified Employer

  • MUSC has received a 4-year NSF ADVANCE grant to promote the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in science.

Charleston, SC, is frequently named one of the best places in America to live, and it’s easy to see why. 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 Low Country cuisine prepared by world-class chefs. Charleston is a place where you can live your life to its fullest. We invite you to join the team committed to “changing what’s possible” and do so in one of the most exciting cities in the country.

Contact:

Michael Casey, MD, MS,

Professor

Medical Director, Kidney Transplant

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine

Medical University of South Carolina

caseym@musc.edu

Clinical Faculty MUSC Physical Requirements

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 150 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 200 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be able to maintain bi-lateral hand movement skills. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.

Additional New Requirements:

Ability to maintain a valid drivers license.

Computer literacy.

Ability to work rotating shifts.

Ability to work overtime as required.

Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

Additional Job Description

N/A

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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