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Nephrologist

  • Job ID: 210004I5
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department:
  • Location: , Cumberland MD
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Job Duties:

  • Completes all duties and responsibility of general nephrologist
  • Provide inpatient/outpatient care and consultations to members of the medical staff pertaining to the diagnosis and management of patients with:
    • Diseases of the kidney and hypertension, including specialized diagnostic/interventional procedures, all modalities of dialysis management and expertise in kidney transplant management
  • Review the patient’s medical history and perform physical exams
  • Prescribe appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic tests
  • Perform kidney biopsy and emergent hemodialysis access based on the needs of the patient
  • Make appropriate medical management prescriptions to address unique complexities of kidney care such as hypertension, immunosuppression, bone and mineral metabolism, anemia, and hyperlipidemia.

About Cumberland, Maryland

Cumberland, Maryland is on I-68 located centrally just 2 hours from Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. Rich in history and art; we just received recognition as one the of best small cities for the arts. www.downtowncumberland.com has a pedestrian mall and offers a unique cultural experience with art galleries, farmers markets, fine restaurants, and shops. From art deco to Georgian revival, there is a renovated historic district which caters to street festivals throughout the autumn months. The C&O Towpath runs from Cumberland to Washington, D.C. Less than an hour away is Deep Creek Lake www.deepcreeklake.net which offers over 2400 acres of lake for scuba, water-skiing, boating, sailing, swimming, and more. In the winter months, the wisp resort www.wispresort.com offers skiing, tubing, and snowboarding. Students from both public and private schools attend top colleges and universities. Frostburg State University and Allegany College are within the county. This area offers a safe environment, where you can have a quality practice and quality patient care!

Qualifications

American Board of Internal Medicine certified and certified or eligible for the American Board of Internal Medicine examination subspecialty of Nephrology.

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