Hennepin Healthcare Systems seeks a BC/BE Neurohospitalist to join the Department of Neurology.
This is a full time (24/7, 7 days on / 7 days off work schedule) position covering inpatient stroke and general neurology (estimated 15 to 20 patients/day). The Neurohospitalist position will diagnose and treat conditions and diseases involving the central and peripheral nervous system, including biochemical and electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord, and other nerves; to treat patients living with paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, seizures, confusion, strokes, and other brain diseases caused by blood clots or bursts, with particular focus on the processes and systems of health care delivery to inpatients. There are no neurocritical care or endovascular care responsibilities. The role incorporates a teaching service with multiple trainees, so attending will be responsible for all patients and oversight of trainees. No procedures required (however, there may be periodic lumbar punctures). The position will require limited outpatient clinic services.
Hours are M-F (8am-6pm) in the hospital and on-call (pager) after hours and weekends 8am to the end of rounds, and pager call thereafter.
One week call is considered 7am on Monday to 7am the following Monday.
Minimum Education / Work Experience
- Must possess a current unrestricted license to practice Medicine in the State of Minnesota or be eligible for licensure
- Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neurology
- If Board Eligible, must be Board Certified within 4 years from the date of completion of the applicable residency, fellowship or training program
May be requested to have or be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Minnesota
Positions at Hennepin County Medical Center are credentialed through the Office of the Medical Staff in accordance with its policies.