Pediatric Epileptologist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

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 epileptologist as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatric neurology/epileptology.  The pediatric epileptologist will become an active member of the pediatric neurology clinical care team; contributing to the area of Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders, and developing 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.
  • The Children’s Neurology Program, in conjunction with Emory University School of Medicine, offers ACGME-accredited pediatric neurology and clinical neurophysiology fellowships.

Children’s is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Georgia and one of the largest in the country, serving nearly 400,000 unique patients each year with 622 licensed beds. Children's has state-of-the-art facilities and technology, an electronic medical record, voice recognition software and access to more than 60 pediatric sub-specialties. In addition to being recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, Children’s has been listed as one of Fortune magazine’s 100 best places to work for 12 consecutive years.

 

Emory's Department of Pediatrics is ranked number 5 in research funding by the National Institutes of Health. Both Children’s and Emory support the ongoing professional and leadership development of physicians while maintaining a healthy balance between academics and clinical work and rewarding excellence and productivity in both. Research and teaching activities are supported with protected time and cultivated through strong relationships and affiliations with the other departments within the Emory School of Medicine, the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory, Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control. 

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics and Child Neurology
  • Licensed (or eligible) to practice medicine in the state of Georgia
  • Current DEA registration
  • BLS and PALS certification

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

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.

Requisition #:  18076

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