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Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation
Requisition Number FE02431
Working Title Nephrology Clinical Physician
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
MD degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience
Residency and fellowship training experience. Completion of fellowship training in Nephrology before employment
Required License/Registration/Certification
Ky Medical License within 30 days of appointment
Job Summary
The Division of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism at the University of Kentucky (UK) is seeking an innovative, academic and clinically focused nephrologist to assume the role of Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation. This individual would join us at the Full Professor or Associate Professor level. UK has a growing transplant program that performed 113 kidney transplants in FY20, 110 transplants in FY19, and enjoys an ever-increasing referral base.
The clinical duties will consist of both inpatient and outpatient clinical professional services at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Other responsibilities include transplant-oriented research, quality assurance and improvement, medical administration, professional recruitment, participation in Transplant, Division, Department and hospital medical staff meetings. There are ample opportunities to build a research program pursuing interests of the applicant. This faculty position is expected to contribute to the research and overall academic mission of the Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism and will participate in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.
The University of Kentucky Medical Center is a premier research institution in the Commonwealth serving a wide geographic area, treating patients throughout Kentucky, neighboring states, and beyond, providing the opportunity for large practice growth. 2020-2021 marks the fifth consecutive year that UK HealthCare was listed the number one regional hospital in Kentucky by the U.S. News & World Report’s national rankings. The Division of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism has been listed as high-performing on the national level for the last three consecutive years.
This position will provide an opportunity for advancement with generous benefit package including:
• Professional Development funding
• Relocation Assistance
• Malpractice Insurance
• 200% 403b retirement match
• Educational Benefits for family members
• Over 4 weeks of vacation plus 12 paid holidays and bonus days
• Productivity Bonus opportunities
• J1 Visa assistance
Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.
The University of Kentucky http://www.uky.edu/ is located in Lexington, KY in the heart of the Bluegrass. Visit http://www.visitlex.com/ for more information as well as this video which highlights our vibrant community, https://vimeo.com/302892787.
• Lexington ranks 10th among US cities in college education rate.
• 4th best city for “Businesses and Careers” by Forbes Magazine. 5th best city for “Young Professionals” and 6th best “Value Cities” by Kiplinger.
• A bustling arts community, Lexington is home to a professional orchestra, two ballet companies, professional theatre, several museums, several choral organizations and a highly respected opera program.
• Home to a Class A minor league baseball team.
• It is the horseracing capital of the world with two horse racing tracks.
• Lexington has over 100 parks and with National parks nearby, they invite ample outdoor activities with hiking, boating, fishing, hunting, and camping locally or within a short hour drive or less.
• Outstanding childhood education with nationally-ranked private and public grade schools and high schools.
Interested, qualified, candidates with questions may contact: Hartmut H. Malluche, MD, Professor, Chief of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism hartmut.malluche@uky.edu. To apply, please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. 
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-30

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