TRANSPLANT NEPHROLOGIST - GMC

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, PA
Posted
Sep 25, 2017
Specialty
Nephrology
Position Type
Permanent
   

Geisinger Health System is seeking a full-time Transplant Nephrologist to assist in the management of our growing transplant population in Danville, Pa.    We seek an energetic individual committed to the delivery of clinical care and dedicated to teaching and medical education.  The practice provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient subspecialty services including pre-transplant kidney and living donor evaluations and postoperative/long term management of kidney transplant recipients and living donors.

 

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our transplant nephrologists and multidisciplinary team in the selection and care of renal transplant recipients and living donors.  The candidate must possess specialized training in the management of pre- and post-transplant patients, those with end-stage renal disease, and in the use of immunosuppressive therapy.

 

The transplant program offers outreach clinics in the northeast and western parts of the state for evaluation and postoperative follow up. Transplant surgery occurs on the main campus in Danville, PA.  The transplant team consists of two transplant nephrologists, three transplant surgeons and experienced transplant coordinators.  The nephrology department consists of eight physicians and one nurse practitioner, backed by excellent support staff.

 

Teaching responsibilities include oversight of four nephrology fellows, residents from our internal medicine program, and medical students from affiliated institutions. An academic teaching appointment is available through our affiliation with Temple University School of Medicine. Opportunities for clinical and translational investigation are available through on-campus research centers.

 

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America– good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away. Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare.

 

Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. Geisinger is nationally

recognized for innovative practices and quality care.  A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

 

For additional information please contact Evan Norfolk, MD c/o Kathy Kardisco at kkardisco@geisinger.edu or 570-214-4460.

 

 

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