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Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: R0017261
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Join us on a mission to advance medicine.
Faculty Physician-Transplant Nephrologist (Academic Track)
The University of Minnesota, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, is recruiting a Transplant Nephrology faculty, consistent with its plans to grow its Kidney Transplant Program. The Kidney and Pancreas Transplant programs at the University of Minnesota have a long and rich history of success, research and innovation. It currently ranks among the top tier in numbers of transplants yearly. The Division has a good reputation for producing top quality graduates from our General Nephrology and Transplant Nephrology fellowships, and promoting careers in academic medicine and research.
Join a supportive and collaborative group of physicians and advance practice providers that deliver comprehensive medical care for patients with kidney disease or hypertension.
This position will participate in the inpatient and outpatient clinical care of nephrology transplant patients, along with teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.
This is a full time position with 85% of the time dedicated to clinical care and 15% of the time dedicated to academics and/or research, that offers an interesting and complex patient mix of transplant patients.
Average 25-30 outpatient clinic weeks per year at the M Health Fairview Clinics & Surgery Center in Minneapolis, MN. This includes 1-2 days of virtual clinics per week.
Inpatient coverage is shared equally with the existing nephrology transplant faculty, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis. Will primarily see kidney and pancreas transplant patients. May perform consults on any service in the hospital for transplant nephrology patients.
Inpatient service is shared with a transplant nephrologist, advance practice provider and a nephrology fellow, with a daily average census of 20 patients.
Work in a team based environment with experienced surgical specialists, Advance Practice Providers, and dietary staff.
Procedures: Kidney transplant biopsies.
Call: Inpatient - approximately 10 weekends/year and shared equally among the faculty. Night call is shared with the general nephrologists and very minimal. The nephrology fellows take the first call.
Educational opportunities are available with a weekly Clinical Care meeting, transplant conferences, grand rounds and exposure to fellows.
About the Division:
The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension's core missions are to deliver comprehensive medical care for patients with kidney disease or hypertension, to perform cutting-edge research into the causes and treatment of kidney disease, and to educate physicians in the care of patients with kidney disease.
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Internal Medicine residency, nephrology and transplant nephrology fellowship-training programs.
Board eligible/certified with the ABIM in internal medicine and transplant nephrology.
Licensed or ability to acquire medical license and DEA in the State of Minnesota, and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges.
Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of the VISA.
Interest in clinical or translational research is desired. Experience in research is preferred but not required.
This role is dually employed and applicants should complete the corresponding application for this position here: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/348766.
Please include a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and three references.
Our benefits package was recently recognized for its competitive and inclusive nature. Some highlights include:
Comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Best in industry 401K employer contribution
Concierge services and a well-being allowance
More information can be found here: UMN Benefits and M Physicians Benefits.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships
Providers practice at affiliated locations under the M Health Fairview shared care delivery system. This partnership represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to build a nationally known academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The University Medical School is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.
We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems, a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.