Stroke Director for Allegheny Health Network

Employer
Allegheny Health Network
Location
Western Pennsylvania
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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The Allegheny Health Network (AHN), Neuroscience Institute is recruiting a full time Vascular Neurologist to serve as a Stroke Medical Director at our Comprehensive Stroke Center located at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh PA.

 

Job Duties:

  • Skilled clinician with Vascular Neurology Fellowship training to manage inpatient stroke service, participate in Telestroke service coverage, and staff outpatient vascular neurology clinics
  • Serve as a Physician leader in a multi-specialty group practice and health care system
  • Stroke Director is responsible for day to day operations at the site and is accountable for clinical, professional, administrative, education, research and quality issues
  • Involved in establishing and managing hospital’s cerebrovascular program KPI performance, developing new initiatives as part of the Stroke Care Path and process improvement plans, safety and outcomes, and resource allocation within the stroke program
  • Participate in the training and education of neurology residents
  • Be a team player and active participant in the development and growth of the cerebrovascular program at the health network
  • Assist with the maintenance and expansion of stroke certification status for all AHN network hospitals
  • Assist with the expansion of the AHN Telestroke program

 

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Vascular Neurology
  • Pennsylvania License
  • Vascular Neurology Fellowship

AHN Proudly Offers

  • Competitive Compensation Package 
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Generous PTO Plan
  • Additional benefits include, but not limited to: EAP, Employee Discounts, and Gym Discounts

Who we are:

Nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care, Allegheny Health Network is one of the largest healthcare systems serving Western PA, WV and Eastern OH – nine diverse hospitals, 247 health care facilities and growing! Our not-for-profit, physician-led organization is a subsidiary of Highmark Health, the second largest integrated health care delivery and financing system in the nation.

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has a total of 6 Joint Commission certified stroke centers including the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Allegheny General Hospital in the city of Pittsburgh and 5 Primary Stroke Center hospitals (PSCs) located around western Pennsylvania. At Allegheny General Hospital, we care for more than 2,500 cerebrovascular patients each year. Our acute stroke response teams use the InTouch platform for Telestroke consultations to support our AHN PSCs and physicians treating acute strokes in community hospitals throughout western Pennsylvania. Our AHN stroke centers leverage RAPID software for CTA and CTP imaging. In addition to our Neuroscience Institute housing the departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, we also have a Neuroscience Research Center home to multiple cerebrovascular research studies such as CHARM and ENRICH.

Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.

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About the Neuroscience Institute at AHN

AHN’s Neuroscience Institute integrates leading medical experts in the subspecialties of neurology, neuro-otology, neuro-ophthalmology, neuroradiology, neuro-critical care, and neurosurgery to offer highly advanced care for patients with the most complex neurological disorders. Recognized as both a Neuroscience Center of Excellence and a Spine Center of Excellence, the program serves as a national and international referral center for treatment of all types of neurological conditions.

The Neuroscience Institute currently staffs 31 neurologists who specialize in a myriad of neurological disorders, including; General Neurology, MS, Epilepsy, Stroke, Headache, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, Neuro-psyche testing Spasticity, EMG’s, Neuro-muscular disorders, ALS, Myasthenia Gravis, Parkinson’s/Movement Disorders, and Concussion.

The Allegheny General Neurology Residency Program has five (5) approved residency positions per year. Through ‘Advanced-link’ it combines four (4) years of training into our ACGME-accredited preliminary Internal Medicine and Neurology Residency Programs.

Nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care, Allegheny Health Network is one of the largest healthcare systems serving Western, PA – over nine diverse hospitals, over 250 health care facilities and growing!

Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.

Erie is a vibrant and exciting city that is located on the southern shore Great Lake Erie. Access the 7 miles of beaches and 14 miles of trails at Presque Isle, enjoy a weekend exploring the local wineries, breweries and eateries or visit one of the many local museums – Erie has something for everyone! Low cost of living, close proximity to major cities and accessibility to great public and private schools make Erie, PA a great location for individuals and families alike.

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