Neurologist in Atlanta, GA

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta   •  

Atlanta, GA 30303

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

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Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

JOB SUMMARY

The Neurosciences Division at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is expanding to meet the needs of a growing pediatric community. Through a collaborative arrangement between Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Children's Physician Group-Neurology serves as the primary provider of Neurology services at each of our three hospital campuses, and at various neighborhood locations in the metro Atlanta area.

The team is now recruiting a full-time, board-certified neurologist as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatric neurology, to become an active member of the pediatric neurology clinical care team; contribute to an area in the Division's neurology clinical care programs such as Concussion, Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders, Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular, Neurodevelopment, and others; and develop expertise as a clinical researcher.

Key facts about Children's Physician Group-Neurology:

  • With more than twenty pediatric neurologists, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta ranks among the top pediatric hospitals in the country for neurology.
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is the nation's largest pediatric neuroscience program, with more than 2,400 pediatric inpatient neurological and neurosurgical cases.
  • We offer one of the largest pediatric video-monitoring units in the country, with 13vEEG beds.
  • Our Epilepsy Center is a Level 4 pediatric epilepsy center according to the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) – their highest level of designation.
  • Our team of neurologists, specializing in neuromuscular diseases, uses the latest testing methods such as genetic testing and electromyography.
  • The Children's Neurology Program, in conjunction with Emory University School of Medicine, offers ACGME-accredited pediatric neurology and clinical neurophysiology fellowships.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited, four-year medical school.
  • Graduate of an accredited, post-graduate residency program in Pediatrics.
  • Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff.

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

• Board Eligible/Board certified

• Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia

• Current DEA registration

• BLS certification is required. PALS certification

EXPERIENCE*


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

• Experience in respective clinical area

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team member

• Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff

• Demonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities:

o Personal organization and time management

o Human relations and teamwork

o Personal adaptability

o Personal motivation

o Listening

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

1. Provides patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children's policies and procedures.

2. Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.

3. Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education.

4. Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner.

5. Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication to facilitate patent care and appropriate reimbursement.

6. Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.

7. Participates in activities that enhance professional development, complete and maintain certification in BLS, PALS, or NALS (by 12/31/01) and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.

8. Performs other responsibilities as required.

Valid Through: 2019-11-12