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Nephrology - Physician

Company: Children's Hospital of Orange County
Location: Orange
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Pediatric Nephrologist at CHOC Specialists Orange County, California The CHOC Specialists is seeking a Board Certified/Eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to join a close knit 4-physician team as a fifth nephrologist is retiring after nearly 30 years of service with CHOC Specialists. The position offers an exceptional opportunity to provide patient and family centered care to a rising and expanding population base with robust inpatient/outpatient duties and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team in a leading pediatric hospital. Applicants should have strong clinical skills to provide care to a patient population diverse in background, socioeconomic status and complex renal diagnoses, including a relatively large chronic kidney disease and chronic nephropathy population. Applicants are expected to actively participate in program development, scholarly activities, and education. Call schedule and working environment are well balanced Responsibilities :

  • Provide inpatient consultation services for the medical/surgical services, PICU, NICU, CVICU and oncology teams
  • Provide acute inpatient dialysis
  • Attend outpatient clinics which includes team centered multidisciplinary clinics, outreach clinics in Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo, Corona, Whittier as well as outpatient dialysis units including Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis. Can also participate in our 24hr ABPM program.
  • Attend to additional multidisciplinary clinics in rheumatology/nephrology clinic, tuberous sclerosis clinic, fetal center clinic, Thrombotic Microangiopathy patient review
  • Collaborate with local transplant centers for pre-transplant coordination of care
  • Participate in continuing medical education activities including pathology/nephrology conference, radiology/urology/nephrology conference, fetal center conference, presentations to community physicians, grand rounds, resident noon-conference
  • Teach and mentor medical students and pediatric residents.
  • Clinical research and scholarly activities to advance the field of pediatric nephrology and contribute to evidence-based care is encouraged and supported, with opportunity for academic appointment at the University of California, Irvine.
  • Participate in a variety of CHOC Specialist committees, hospital program development and operations committees as well as quality improvement initiatives Work Environment: As a Pediatric Nephrologist within CHOC Specialists, you will be part of a collaborative and supportive environment dedicated to providing exceptional pediatric care. You will work closely with a team of skilled healthcare professionals committed to improving the health and well-being of children. The CHOC Specialists, a private pediatric subspecialty group, is composed of more than 350 physicians and advanced practice providers within 24 pediatric subspecialties. The group practices at Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), a premier healthcare system based in Orange County, CA with a state-of-the-art freestanding Children's Hospital and several satellite clinics. Already the regional leader in pediatric care, with four centers of excellence, The CHOC's Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopedic, and Hyundai Cancer Institute, CHOC has built one of the most advanced, safest children's hospitals in the world. CHOC is affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Named one of the best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report () and recognized with the Gold Level CAPE (California Awards for Performance Excellence) Award, CHOC is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach, and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Orange County, California, is famous for its warm climate. Orange County boasts unbeatable entertainment, shopping, and attractions and with the beach, mountains and desert all within short driving distances. Salary, benefits, and academic range are competitive and commensurate with experience. Additional bonus and incentive benefits are also offered.

Keywords: Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange , Nephrology - Physician, Healthcare , Orange, California

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