UPMC Hamot has an opportunity for a transplant nephrologist to join our expanding kidney transplant program. Responsibilities and call will be shared with at least one other transplant nephrologist and community nephrologists. Successful candidate will be board certified in internal medicine, board eligible/board certified in nephrology, and will have completed a fellowship in transplant nephrology approved by the American Society of Transplant. An academic appointment is available with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The successful candidate must also express an interest in general nephology, in addition to transplant duties.
UPMC's world-class kidney transplantation program is now available at UPMC Hamot. Because UPMC Hamot works closely with the UPMC Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program of the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, patients who seek kidney transplantation services at UPMC Hamot can expect the same level of care offered by some of the leading transplant experts in the world.
- Execution of medical aspects of pre- and post-transplantation care of kidney transplant candidates/recipients, both inpatient and outpatient. This would include the management of these patients, pre- and post-transplant, and the monitoring of their outcomes.
- Execution of the medical aspects of the living donor program including pre- and post-care of living kidney donors. This would include the management of these donors inpatient and outpatient.
- Engage the local and regional communities through outreach activities to foster relationships and referrals.
- Active participation in the Transplant Patient Safety Council which provides oversight to the Transplant Specific Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program in accordance with all applicable CMS regulations.
- Collaboration with Transplant Administration on the operations of the kidney transplant program including clinical workflows and all applicable UNOS Bylaws and policies. Monitors compliance rates and implements plans of corrections to address any areas < 95 percent.