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Pediatric Nephrologist Opportunity
Prisma Health Medical Group-Midlands (Columbia) and the University of South Carolina Department of Pediatrics are seeking a BC/BE pediatric nephrologist. Responsibilities include teaching residents and medical students as a faculty member of UofSC School of Medicine at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.
The division is comprised of two full-time pediatric nephrologists with ancillary health supports in nutrition and social work. Working closely with local area pediatric transplant programs to provide ongoing pre-op and post-op care for transplant recipients, the division has a thriving clinical program with a wide range of pathology and provides acute and chronic dialysis services. Our busy hypertension program provides ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and office based renal ultrasounds with support for training provided. Opportunities exist for clinical research and are vigorously supported. All subspecialists admit directly to the hospitalist service and serve as consultants and partners in care.
The Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement and provides education to medical students, physician assistant students, and pediatric and family medicine residents. Our pediatric residency has a total of 39 resident positions. The Department along with our freestanding Children’s Hospital presently provides 151,000 patient encounters annually with 8,000 admissions and over 32,000 pediatric emergency room visits. The Department has 18 divisions, is actively growing and has been recognized as the best teaching department for most of the last 30 years. While primarily teaching clinicians, some faculty are engaged in research with infrastructure support.
Generous benefits package including relocation and malpractice with tail coverage.
**We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Qualified Employer!**
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Tina Owens, Senior Physician Recruiter, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: R1004137
About Prisma Health
Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit healthcare provider in South Carolina, employing over 16,000 people, including 1,200+ physicians on staff. The hospital system includes clinically excellent facilities with a total of 1,627 beds on 8 campuses. Our state-of-the-art Children's Hospital houses a 50-bed medical-surgical unit, 80-bed Level-III NICU, 12-bed PICU, 14 Hematology-Oncology beds, a 4-bed Level-III Epilepsy Monitoring unit, a dedicated Pediatric ER and pharmacy, as well as outpatient services staffed by hospital-based pediatric specialists.
We host 19 residency programs and fellowship programs (including a top-ranked peds residency program), and a 4-year medical education program: University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, located on Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Medical Campus, which offers the opportunity for many diverse academic pursuits and further involvement in medical education. We are a designated Level-I Trauma Center and also have a separate research facility.
Greenville, South Carolina is a beautiful place to live and work and the Prisma Health catchment area is 1.3 million people. Located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta a...nd Charlotte, Greenville is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Ideally situated near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes, we enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life, and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.
Prisma Health is an equal opportunity employer which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.