Seeking a Neurologist (Epilepsy) - Amazing Government Benefits!
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 1137721
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This position is in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Baltimore VA Medical Center (VAMC)/ (VISN 5), and Neurology Service. The Neurologist will ensure the quality and timeliness of the services provided, customer satisfaction, as well as compliance with the standards of accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and the Inspector General's Combined Assessment Program. He/she is to ensure appropriate use of the available resources and will be responsible for state-of-the-art standards of care.
Additional duties will include but are not limited to:
The physician would participate in and/or manage aspects, as assigned, of the facility's Epilepsy Program and a general Neurology program, to include clinical, administrative, academic, and research components if warranted.
Provides direct patient care in inpatient and outpatient settings.
Thoroughly documents examinations and histories using appropriate programs and forms.
Completes all medical records (including discharge summaries) in accordance with Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff.
Participates in special duties as assigned by the Director, Epilepsy Center of Excellence, VA Maryland Health Care System.
Serves on medical committees, as assigned.
He/she collaborates with other services as appropriate.
The physician would manage patient workload within available staffing, which may include support of nurse practitioners.
The physician may work with primary care physicians on a consulting basis when a patient has symptoms that suggest a neurological issue.
Provides education to other physicians and healthcare professionals regarding neurological disorders and their treatments.
Examinations for neurological patients may include tests of a patient's cranial nerve function, cognitive status, motor skills and sensory system by asking the patient to perform activities.
Ability to provide sub-specialty epilepsy services as well as see outpatient neurology appointments.
Ability to conduct electroencephalograms (EEGs).
Ability to provide clinical consultation to clinical staff both within and outside of Neurology Service.
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Must be full-time with board certification Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
More about the area:
The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) is a Level I tertiary multi campus teaching facility affiliated with the University of Maryland - School of Medicine and over 100 educational institutions. The VAMHCS is located in Baltimore, MD just off the Chesapeake Bay, about an hour’s drive north of Washington, D.C., and two hours south of Philadelphia. Award-winning dining is not hard to find, and cultural offerings include an internationally recognized symphony orchestra and art museums with works ranging from ancient to current-day artists. Baltimore also has a variety of performance venues, including the historic Hippodrome Theatre, a former vaudeville palace. The local arts scene reaches a mass audience during Artscape, an annual outdoor event that bills itself as the area's largest free arts festival. Support for Baltimore's professional sports teams bring residents together. Even on chilly winter afternoons or humid summer evenings, locals fill M&T Bank Stadium to cheer on the NFL's Ravens and flock to Camden Yards to root for the MLB's Orioles.
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