Who We Are

Southwest Kidney Institute (SKI) is committed to being a leader in kidney disease treatment, care and research, and we are looking for talented, passionate people to join our team. Serving patients since 1980, SKI is one of the largest nephrology groups in the United States and includes Board Certified, fellowship-trained physicians, one-third of whom have been named “Top Docs.”

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What We Offer

With locations across Arizona, we provide the opportunity for you to live in a major city, suburb or rural community to meet your lifestyle needs, while pursuing a challenging career with a growing organization.

SKI offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health spending account (HSA)
  • 401K profit sharing
  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Paid time-off (PTO)
  • Company-paid life insurance; optional additional life insurance and dependent life insurance also available
  • Optional long-term disability insurance

Who We Need

Why SKI?

At SKI, we value a diverse workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. We are a physician-owned and -led medical group and understand that the health of our patients is dependent upon, not only the physicians, but the entire SKI team- from corporate team members to practice administration. Learn more about the SKI Difference and our Leadership team.

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Thank you for your interest in joining our team and supporting the highest quality patient care.

Employee and Physician Testimonials

It’s such a joy to wake up every morning and feel excited to go to work. The staff is always so helpful and ready to answer any questions or concerns that may arise.  This experience I have gained, the vast knowledge of nephrology is just the beginning of my exciting career at Southwest Kidney Institute. It’s truly been a great place to work, and I am excited to see what my future holds as a valued employee.

Manda R. Fleet,

medical assistant


Lake Havasu

I enjoy working at SKI because of my management and the physician I work with. They are very professional, respectful and value the work I do every day!

Laci Ashe,

medical assistant



SKI has become an instant family over the last short year of working here.  The physicians are incredible to work with and the opportunity to continue to grow with the company drives me every day.

Kara Marquez,

practice manager


Southern AZ

It has been a pleasure to work for SKI for more than seven years.   The doctors and the staff are excellent people that care for our patients as if they were part of their family.  We put great effort in the job we do and help and respect each other.  I love working for SKI.

Lizbeth DeLaGarza-Rodriguez,

front office lead, Tucson

Comparing first-hand to my training program at Cleveland Clinic, I can confirm that Southwest Kidney Institute matches in quality to top institutes around the world.

Minesh Rajpal,


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