Physician - Neurologist/Epileptologist
The Minneapolis VA Healthcare System is actively seeking a full-time, board-certified Academic Neurologist with added expertise in epilepsy management. The Minneapolis VA Epilepsy Center of Excellence (ECOE) is a national leader in evaluation, cutting-edge treatment and clinical research involving Veterans with epilepsy, and enjoys rich collaboration with other regional ECOEs at the Madison, Portland and Seattle VA facilities.
The successful candidate is fellowship trained in EEG with experience in epilepsy monitoring and management of epilepsy in the outpatient and inpatient settings and must hold added subspecialty certification in Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology. The preferred candidate also holds Certification in Epilepsy Monitoring through the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology. A track record of peer-reviewed publication and post-fellowship clinical experience in epilepsy monitoring is also desired.
The individual will be expected to engage in program development within the Minneapolis VA ECOE including; 1) evaluation and management of epilepsy patients in inpatient and outpatient settings, 2) interpret diagnostic standard, ambulatory, ICU and continuous video-EEG monitoring, 3) perform epilepsy pre-surgical evaluations, 4) precept medical students and neurology residents in outpatient general neurology clinics and on the neurology inpatient-consultation service, 5) educate clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy fellows, and 6) actively participate in research activities.
The physician will participate in the Neurology on-call rotation on a regular basis and expected to work off-hour shifts, weekends, and holidays per the on-call schedule. The position offers academic appointment with the University of Minnesota School of Medicine – Department of Neurology at an academic rank commensurate with level of experience.
Education Debt Reduction Program is Authorized.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive Authorized.
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
- Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Neurology
- Subspecialty certification in Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology
- Fellowship trained in EEG with experience in epilepsy
For additional information please contact Dr. Kevin Brown at 763.232.2942.
Apply online: USAJobs https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590524000
VA Benefits information: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp
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