The Medicus Firm was founded in 2009, and since then, has used this job board to help thousands of healthcare professionals pursue their dream jobs. In addition to this job board, The Medicus Firm offers a news blog, a practice preference and relocation survey, and a job satisfaction and search report. The news blog offers all updates and information regarding The Medicus Firm, as well as articles covering topics that physicians may have questions about throughout their careers. The relocation survey and search report are both available for users to request for download so that they may be viewed at any time.
Salary + Job Growth
The current average Nephrologist salary is $233,873, which averages out to around $112 per hour. Although your salary will vary based on your location, skill set, and the amount of experience you have, you can pursue a job in a state with a high average salary. For example, the highest-paying states for Nephrology (in ascending order) are Wisconsin, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Alaska. The average salaries for these states range from $2216,172 to $246,806. For reference, this field is expected to grow by 7% by the year 2030.
Working in Nephrology brings the following benefits: a stimulating environment, relationship-building with patients, above-average compensation, a challenging, multidisciplinary career, and the knowledge that you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
In your career as a Nephrologist, you should possess the following skills: critical thinking, compassion, communication skills, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
As a Nephrologist, you can expect to perform job duties such as conducting consultations to diagnose illnesses, evaluating kidneys to determine a plan of action for treatment, managing kidney problems and diseases, recording detailed patient history, and treating associated issues, such as high blood pressure, fluid retention, and electrolyte imbalances.
Nephrologists may work in private practice, clinics, universities, hospitals, and medical centers.
While the process of completing your education to become a physician may be daunting, you may find that you’re interested in pursuing CME, or continuing medical education. There are specialty-focused organizations as well as directory-like websites that are dedicated to guiding you toward CME resources. These CME resources may include podcasts, live or virtual conferences, webinars, videos, and live or virtual courses. Some organizations that can help you with this include the following: BoardVitals, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), Mayo Clinic, myCME, Harvard CME, CMEList, the National Kidney Foundation, and Healio.
For over 10 years, The Medicus Firm has been dedicated to you and your journey to success in your career by offering our job board and other resources.