The VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, are searching for a board-certified academic nephrologist (or foreign equivalent) who will hold a full-time clinical faculty position at the UW at the Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor (without tenure) level, based at the VAPSHCS in Seattle, WA. This is a 12-month service period position.
The Nephrology Section has an active inpatient consult (teaching) services, outpatient clinics, and inpatient and outpatient hemodialysis patient care. Responsibilities will include significant participation in the telemedicine and Renal Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (Renal-ECHO) program, in which specialists electronically connect with primary care providers in rural and remote locations. This successful tele-health program allows VA specialists from the VAPSHCS to interact with providers and patients within the Pacific Northwest VA catchment area. Responsibilities will also include teaching with medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as primary care. The VAPSHCS offers CRRT, PD, Home Hemodialysis and has an onsite outpatient dialysis unit. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and clinical service. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1, 2020.
VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington are affirmative action and equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
The applicant will have an MD or DO (or foreign equivalent), be board certified in nephrology (or foreign equivalent). Any U.S. Citizen may apply. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA policy.
This position will remain open until filled. For consideration, please submit an application (CV and Cover Letter) online via Interfolio and USAJobs, as this position will be appointed at both the UW and VAPSHCS.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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