Job ID: 289970444  |  Last Updated: 4/24/2023

Medical Director, Pediatric Nephrology

Bronx, NY
Applicant Contact
Juanita Pinto
Recruiting Manager
(718) 920-2937
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The Childrens Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, with the Department of Pediatrics, is currently recruiting a Chief of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology. The Division Chief will be responsible for further development of a comprehensive Pediatric Nephrology program and advancing the field through patient care, practice innovation, research, and education. This position requires a dynamic, passionate, and capable physician-leader with deep research experience and a record of success spanning collaborative clinical leadership, administrative management, program development, individual scholarship, educational excellence, successful faculty recruitment, and community engagement.
The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at CHAM has a rich history of leadership and pioneering clinical, research, educational, and social efforts. One of the first pediatric kidney transplants in history was performed by faculty of the Division, and CHAM boasts the first dedicated pediatric dialysis facility in New York State and the first childrens satellite dialysis unit. The Divisions pediatric dialysis center is an active member of the SCOPE collaborative, a multicenter performance improvement workgroup focused on reducing the rates of exit-site infections and peritonitis for children receiving chronic peritoneal dialysis.

The Division participates in numerous multidisciplinary family-centered outpatient services providing evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney disorders of infants, children, and adolescents, conducting 3,200 outpatient and 1,250 inpatient visits annually. The Division has six faculty and a dedicated team of professionals including pediatric nurses, urologists, social workers, nutritionists, transplant surgeons, psychiatrists, child life specialists, and even a teacher for long-term patients.

In collaboration with the leadership of Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, this candidate will provide visionary and innovative leadership to guide the Division into its next phase of growth and development, including expanding services to the growing hospital system and practice network.
With the Chair of Pediatrics, this candidate will define and lead the Divisions research strategy. Support principal investigators and other faculty within the Division in efforts to secure NIH and other grant funding to support research priorities and ensure a deliberate investment into research activities and priorities.
Provide the vision and leadership to achieve superior clinical programs within Pediatric Emergency Medicine and related disciplines. Work with the leadership of the department and Montefiore Health System to build areas of acknowledged clinical excellence and further integrate related operations across the System.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV to: Recruiting Manager John C. Pinto at or call 718.920.2937

The Childrens Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) is a premier academic childrens hospital, nationally renowned for its clinical excellence, innovative research and commitment to training the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. CHAM has recruited some of the worlds leading pediatric specialists and child health investigators and implemented the latest medical technologies to deliver the highest quality and safest healthcare with compassion and sensitivity to the needs of the children, families and communities we serve.
Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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