Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a member of Lahey Health, is seeking a Transplant Nephrologist for its renal transplant program. The candidate must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and have at least 3 years experience in Transplant Nephrology. Completion of an AST approved fellowship and additional qualification in pancreas transplantation would be advantageous.
The position includes primary responsibility for the highest quality of direct medical care of renal and pancreas transplant candidates, recipients and living donors. Responsibilities include evaluation and selection of candidates for renal transplantation, evaluation and selection of living renal donors, immunosuppression management post-transplantation, active inpatient consult service for liver and kidney transplant patients and participation in Departmental community outreach programs. Evening and weekend call shared with general nephrology. He/she must have demonstrated excellent communication skills with clinicians across all departments and at all levels and be a team player who values the opinions and contributions of all colleagues. Lahey is an integrated transplant unit and the transplant nephrologist frequently acts as consultant for liver transplant candidates or recipients who experience renal dysfunction. There are also opportunities for resident and fellow education and clinical research. We are an academic affiliate of Tufts Medical School.
Lahey Health Hospitals are nationally recognized for providing high quality care. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center has been recognized as a top 100 hospital by Truven’s Health and Becker’s Hospital review. The Lahey Clinic Transplant Program is recognized as a pioneering, leading edge endeavor and is well respected nationally and internationally.
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is a physician-led 345 bed Level II trauma center, tertiary care hospital and ambulatory care center academically affiliated with Tufts Medical School. Located just north of Boston, the area provides excellent school systems, abundant cultural activities in a world class city, and convenient access to mountains and seacoast throughout New England.