The Department of Pediatrics Nephrology team specializes in the diagnosis and comprehensive care of infants, children and adolescents with kidney and urinary tract disorders.
Clinical: Provides excellent clinical care in the outpatient, inpatient, and outreach locations. Provides care that is compliant with all regulatory guidelines (CMS, JCAHO, DNV and American Board of Medicine) and shares clinical call and inpatient coverage with division colleagues. This position would provide care for patients on the pediatric nephrology inpatient service 8-12 weeks annually and have 3-4 clinics per week in the outpatient clinics and outreach centers as well as participate in dialysis meetings and clinics. Close clinical and curriculum relationships are maintained with other disciplines including Urology, Surgery, Transplant, Gastroenterology, Hospital Medicine, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Neonatology and Critical Care. Clinical experiences occur at DCH and OHSU as well as in Salem, Eugene, Cornell West, Medford and other locations throughout the state of Oregon.
Education: Teaches residents, medical students and all trainees and support staff. Teaching and mentoring trainees may be through lectures, presentations, rounds, shadowing, and participation in clinical courses. The ability to give constructive feedback and demonstrate competence in teaching is required.
Scholarship: Opportunities for scholarly research that result in improved clinical practice, understanding, detecting and treating diseases or improving the education foundation within pediatric medicine or the neurosciences are available and strongly encouraged.
Other duties: Administrative and advocacy duties may also be assigned or sought within the division, hospital or academic department.
Eligible for license in the states of Oregon and Washington.
Board certification or eligibility for specialty board certification in Pediatrics and Nephrology.
Completion of an accredited Pediatric Residency and a Pediatric Nephrology fellowship.
Demonstrated competence in clinical care and teaching.
Interest in continuously improving the quality of care to all pediatric patients and their families.
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