Open Rank- Clinical Faculty in Nephrology

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7233108 (Ref:ej-5130421)

Posted: March 25, 2024

Job Description



Open Rank- Clinical Faculty in Nephrology

Job ID: 270116
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary

Job ID 270116

Position # 20005657

The Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Transplant Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is seeking applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor for a Transplant Nephrologist to assist in expanding the kidney and kidney pancreas transplant program. The Transplant Nephrologist will assist the current transplant surgeons, transplant nephrologists, transplant pharmacist, transplant nurses, nurse practitioners and ancillary staff in providing exceptional care to our kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant candidates and recipients. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.

Responsibilities

Clinical:


  • Provide out-patient care to Transplant Nephrology patients including Pre-transplant, Post-transplant, and Living Donor candidates.
  • Supervise General Nephrology, Transplant Residents, Transplant Fellows and Medical Students in clinic and hospital rotations.
  • Focus on specific disease entities in renal diseases and transplantation.
  • Cover assigned blocks of duty and staff Pre-transplant evaluation clinics, Living Donor Evaluation Clinics, Post -Transplant Clinics, In-patient Transplant Service, chart reviews with transplant coordinators and out-reach rotations.
  • Be an active member of the Multi-Disciplinary Transplant Team, Transplant Selection Committee, Living Donor Committee, Transplant Physician Committee, Transplant QAPI Committee and other regular Transplant Staff Meetings.
  • Develop and serve as principal investigator for investigator-initiated studies.
  • Introduce state of the art Phase III and IV clinical trials.
  • Collect and analyze data and present at national conferences.
  • Enroll patients in clinical studies.
  • Participate in other clinical activities of the division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Transplant Services as necessary.
  • Actively participate in teaching activities in support of students, residents and fellows.
  • Your clinical responsibilities will consist of Inpatient rotations, post-transplant outpatient clinics, Pre-transplant evaluation/ Re-evaluation clinics, living donor evaluation (all equally divided amongst transplant nephrologists), transplant outreach (all as assigned) as well as participation in weekday, weekend, and holiday call.
  • You will be expected to conduct scholarly activities and mentor fellows.
  • Patient Satisfaction Scores will meet or exceed benchmark.
  • Participate in Monthly/Quarterly meetings with the Chief of Nephrology.
  • Generate work RVU's at or above the 65th Percentile for Nephrology Academic Faculty as reported by the Faculty Practice Solution Center

Teaching:
  • Participate in didactic lectures to medical students, residents, fellows, and Advanced Practice Providers on appropriate topics.
  • Beside teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.


Required Qualifications

MD/DO degree or equivalent from an accredited institution, completed an accredited Nephrology Transplant Fellowship Program and be board certified or board eligible in Nephrology.

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training.

Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Professor- Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Shift/Salary/Benefits

This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.

Location

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=270116&PostingSeq=1

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