Job ID: 290110259
Last Updated: 10/1/2022
Nephrologist in Santa Clara
Recruitment Coordinator (Sourcer)
TPMG is seeking a full-time BE/BC Nephrologist to join our team in Santa Clara, CA.
Cover one hospital and 2 clinics
Santa Clara is a large tertiary medical center active cardiac surgery service, LVAD/Ecmo program, post heart transplant service and we are a center of excellence for Oncology. We are a team of 7 nephrologist ( one is retiring and hence the hire) and 5 renal case managers. We have the largest peritoneal dialysis unit with 240 peritoneal dialysis patients (owned by Kaiser). Unit is located close to San Jose airport. Unit has 12 nurses,3 social workers, 4 dietitians and a renal case manager. We round on our hemodialysis patients monthly at contracted dialysis units.
Clinics Mostly Santa Clara, 10% at Skyport (satellite clinic near San Jose airport)
On call cover one hospital SCH, average patient load 25 patients. Call is a week stretch every 6 weeks.
Dialysis rounding round on dialysis patients at one dialysis clinic (maybe 2 due to expansion)
Rotation at Skyport attend clinic and cover our peritoneal dialysis unit one week every 6 weeks. Responsible for seeing all peritoneal dialysis patients who come to the dialysis unit for their monthly visits.
Teaching- Residency program (internal medicine, podiatry, gyn, emergency medicine) medical students from Boston Medical University and Stanford medical school, Kaiser Nephrology Fellows rotate in Nephrology. Ample opportunity to teach, mentor research projects.
Leadership each Nephrologist leads projects regionally and locally- will be encouraged as a pathway to improving leadership skills. Opportunity to join several and serve on committees
The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. is one of the largest medical groups in the nation with over 9,000 physicians, 22 medical centers, numerous clinics throughout Northern and Central California and a 75-year tradition of providing quality medical care.
Board Certification or Eligibility
Must be eligible to obtain a CA medical license or be currently licensed to practice within CA
A FEW REASONS TO CONSIDER A PRACTICE WITH TPMG:
Work-life balance focused practice, including flexible schedules and unmatched practice support.
We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing.
We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.
Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model.
An outstanding electronic medical record system that allows flexibility in patient management.
We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, mentorship, physician leadership, and community service.
Competitive compensation and benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental
Moving allowance and home loan assistance - up to $200,000 (approval required)
Malpractice and tail insurance
Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave
Three retirement plans, including pension
Please visit our website to view all our opportunities located throughout Northern, CA: https://tpmg.permanente.org
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