Hepatologist Job Description

hepatologist job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Hepatologist Job Description

A hepatologist is a medical specialist who focuses on diseases related to the liver, such as hepatitis B and C.

A hepatologist performs liver biopsies, liver-associated surgery, and liver testing.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Hepatologist to join our team and help us provide the best possible care for our patients.

Hepatologist Duties:

  • Performs general hepatology diagnostic services including ultrasound, liver biopsy, and endoscopy
  • Provides consultation and performs procedures on patient that are referred and scheduled by the attending physician
  • Manages injecting physician’s patients
  • Performs various administrative services such as scheduling and completing all necessary paperwork
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Hepatologist Responsibilities:

  • Current and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the states of California and Idaho
  • Familiarity with UCSF medical library and staff and electronic resources
  • Knowledge of UCSF Medical Center and Mission Bay campus; ability to work in diverse/multicultural settings; demonstrated skills in managing multiple projects simultaneously

Requirements And Skills:

  • Perform diagnostic and consultative services, including physical exams, diagnostic procedures, and laboratory testing
  • Recommend therapeutic interventions, including medication regimens and management, nutritional plans, and surgical interventions
  • Train residents and medical students
  • Clean and sterilize examination rooms; prepare and/or sterilize surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment; fill out forms and record patient information
  • Perform medical procedures, such as biopsies, liver biopsies, needle biopsies, monitoring, and diagnostic procedures; perform ultrasounds, MRIs, CTs, and arterial and venous catheterizations
  • Maintain patient records, attend medical conferences, and conduct research

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong, successful team. We are committed to equal opportunity in employment and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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