Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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The Division of Pediatric Neurology with the Emory+Children's Pediatric Institute (Emory University School of Medicine + Children's Healthcare of Atlanta) is expanding to meet the needs of a growing pediatric community. The Division of Pediatric Neurology serves as the primary provider of neurology services at each of our three hospital campuses, and at various neighborhood locations through the metro Atlanta area.
The team is now recruiting full-time, board-certified neurologists to serve as Assistant/Associate Professors of Pediatric neurology, to practice as Pediatric Neurohospitalists. The Neurohospitalists will support general neurology and ED consults with a focus on quality metrics, patient safety issues, managing length of stay, and reducing readmissions. This role offers diverse exposure across multiple medical and surgical specialties, and allows the Neurohospitalists to collaborate with the Neurointensivist and the Hospitalist teams.
Physicians at Emory+Children's enjoy competitive salary, full benefits, relocation assistance, and available signing bonus. Candidates must be board certified or eligible in neurology and must demonstrate excellent qualifications in education and clinical care. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and training. These positions offer challenging inpatient cases including stroke volume, provide access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and allow for excellent work/life balance with flexible hours and block scheduling. Opportunities to teach residents and medical students as well as participate in clinical effectiveness research are abundant.
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 certifiedLicensed to practice medicine in the state of GeorgiaCurrent DEA registrationBLS certification is required. PALS certification
EXPERIENCENo minimum experience required
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience (Residency/Fellowship training included) in respective clinical area
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIESDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team memberMeets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Professional StaffDemonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities: o Personal organization and time managemento Human relations and teamworko Personal adaptabilityo Personal motivationo Listening
JOB RESPONSIBILITIESProvides patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children's policies and procedures.Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education.Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner.Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication to facilitate patent care and appropriate reimbursement.Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.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.Performs other responsibilities as required.Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence--driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
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