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Nephrology Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO

Company: Permanent Placement Resources, LLC
Location: Cape Girardeau
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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Nephrology Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO


  • The Nephrologist will treat disorders of the kidney, both chronic and acute, disorders of high blood pressure, fluid, electrolyte and mineral balance and mange complications of kidney failure necessitating dialysis when the kidneys do not function. The Nephrologist will also provide medical direction to the Nephrology staff, collaborate with colleagues and have oversight of the Nephrology Services provided at SoutheastHEALTH. The following list of job responsibilities is not exhaustive but intended to more specifically describe the activities the Nephrologist will be responsible for carrying out when on duty.

    AS YOU BEGIN:

    • Consult and care for patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, hypertension, electrolyte abnormalities and kidney stones
    • Serve as the primary care provider for patients receiving dialysis treatment or those who have received a kidney transplant
    • Design treatment plans that prevent injury or manage its consequences, including prescribing renal replacement therapy or evaluating and managing a patient through a kidney transplant
    • Lead a multidisciplinary team and ensure the quality of care delivered to the patients and compliance with regulatory standards are met
    • Perform diagnoses testing, establish health care plans and manage patient care
    • Evaluate kidneys to determine treatment plan
    • Understand and respect the importance of patient confidentiality and privacy
    • Complete all clinical documentation requirements for patients and the care provided in a legible and understandable manner
    • Complete billing and coding information in a legible, accurate and timely fashion
    • Communicate with co-workers regarding medical, administrative, nursing or patient care complaints or issues in a timely and accurate manner
    • Provide the physician component of decisions regarding assessment, determination of predicted outcomes and discharge
    • Participate as requested with management in preparation for TJC, State or other accreditation agencies
    • Participate in activities promoting the Nephrology department
    • Ensure that all certifications/licenses (e.g. Missouri State license, BNDD, DEA certificated) are kept current as required by the department/Hospital
    • Ensure that required continuing education (CME) is obtained and the CME programs are approved in advance and within the scope of the provided education budget
    • Document patient care in the medical record in a timely fashion
    • Maintain good relations with the Medical Staff
    • Assists in the training of staff
    • Keep current on advancement or changes in the practice of Nephrology
    • Regularly attend department meetings
    • Cooperate with hospital administration to understand hospital operational and fiscal needs and to assist in the concerns, needs, planning and program development of the Orthopedic and Nephrology service line
    • Any other duties as needed to drive to the Vision, fulfill the Mission, and abide by the Values of the organization

      Thank you for your consideration, Please let me know if you have interest in this opportunity and I will facilitate getting you additional information.

      Kind Regards,

      Jill Allen
      Director of Recruiting



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Keywords: Permanent Placement Resources, LLC, Evansville , Nephrology Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO, Healthcare , Cape Girardeau, Indiana

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