Patient Assessment, Initial Patient care, in wards, ICCU, Day care Emergency, to put progress notes prepare discharge summaries.
Treat dialysis patients
Treat chronic kidney disease for patients
Provide access management
Perform hospital rounds
Perform daily hemodialysis
Assisting in the diagnosis and management of all aspects of kidney disease
Directing and monitoring patient care in hemodialysis centers
Evaluation and treatment of kidney stones
Monitoring hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia
Ordering and following up lab and imaging studies
Providing follow-up care for kidney transplant patients
Procedures, such as the placement of vascular catheters for hemodialysis and plasmapheresis patients.
Chronic kidney disease
End-stage renal disease
Hospitalist care involving acute dialytic therapy
Acute dialytic therapy
Adjustment of medication doses to GFR
Care/assessment/management of kidney donors and recipients, both pre- and post-transplant
Examination and interpretation of urine specimen
Complications of dialysis
Medication management in patients with compromised renal function
Metabolic bone disease
Peritoneal dialysis catheter placement
Vascular access management/complications in hemodialysis
Vascular access preparation and placement
Physician who studies, diagnoses and treats illness or disease related to the kidneys.
Diagnosing and treating kidney-related illness or disease includes evaluating patients, performing kidney transplantation and administering dialysis treatments.
Examines and diagnoses disorders and diseases of the kidneys.
Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment.
Recommends and orders tests to determine extent of illness or help diagnose condition.
To diagnose, treat and manage any condition or disease which affects the kidney functions. This need not necessarily mean only the management of disorders of the kidney, but also the management of a wide range of systemic disorders, which may be responsible for malfunctioning of the kidneys which include high blood pressure, cancers or diabetes.
A Nephrologist would have to interact with the patient, take a detailed case history and determine an appropriate action plan to treatment and management of the condition.
The treatment regimen may include the use of dialysis therapy, which is acts as an artificial kidney or kidney transplant, in cases of severe and non treatable disorders.
Many Nephrologists specialize in specific domains of nephrology, like pediatric nephrology or glomerulonephritis.
Ability to work long hours, often under pressure
Good practical skills
Ability to solve problems
Effective decision-making skills
Leadership and management skills
Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
Drive to continue learning throughout career.
Job Profile : Nephrologist Role: Hiring Manager Industry : health-care