Medical Director of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine

Employer
Scottish Rite For Children
Location
Dallas, Texas (US)
Salary
Competitive Compensation Package
Closing date
Dec 14, 2022

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Posting Summary:  

Scottish Rite for Children's pediatric specialists are at the forefront of their profession and are recognized globally for their leadership. Our Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine division is seeking a board-certified, fellowship-trained Pediatric Neurologist to lead this dynamic team. This key leader will report to our Chief of Staff. Faculty appointment ranking in Child Neurology through The University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center will be based on experience.

As an institution committed to caring for complex neurological conditions, the team conducts ongoing research to provide the most innovative treatment to this patient population. Our team collaborates with Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Developmental Disabilities, and other medical team members to provide care to the whole child. Inpatient and outpatient care is provided to Scottish Rite for Children patients.  

For additional information or questions, please contact:

Megan Mattingly, Department Director

215-559-8658

Megan.Mattingly@tsrh.org

Steve Sparagana, M.D., Medical Director

214-559-7828

Steve.Sparagana@tsrh.org

 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction, and strategic planning for all aspects of patient care, research and education of the Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine Division consistent with the mission of Scottish Rite for Children

     

  • Provide exceptional medical care as a staff Neurologist and Neurophysiologist as well as oversight and quality control for all medical care delivered by the Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine Division staff ensuring the team’s work is delivered with effectiveness, accuracy, and efficiency and within the standards of excellence for the organization

     

  • Supervise, evaluate, and mentor other staff and consulting neurologists; make recommendations for the hiring and promoting staff neurologists and advanced practice professionals

     

  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine in developing and administering the operating budget; developing and implementing protocols and procedures; ensuring that the department and staff meet goals and expectations

     

  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Child Neurology at UTSW to develop and implement pediatric neurology training programs

     

  • Represent Pediatric Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine and maintain working relationships with the UTSW Medical Center as well as other medical providers and colleagues

     

  • Participate in neurological education

     

  • Participate on institution-wide committees, as appointed

     

  • Teach child and adult neurology residents

     

  • Participate in clinical research

     

  • This staff member may be required to perform other reasonably related duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirement dictate.  It is mutually agreed that this job does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment and is not all inclusive of all required opportunities and challenges.

     

   Required Skills/Abilities

  • Candidates must be eligible for licensure to practice Medicine in Texas

     

  • Board certified in Child Neurology, with subspecialty in Clinical Neurophysiology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, or American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

     

About Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine:  

Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine cares for children ages birth to 18 years of age, and every child seen by this team receives world-renowned care with the ultimate goal of helping them live a more independent life. Diagnostic categories include neurological disorders such as:  Epilepsy, Gait Disorders, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Cerebral Palsy, Holoprosencephaly (HPE), Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease (CMT) and other related conditions. The vast majority of this department’s patients are referred from the organization’s numerous orthopedists as well as from colleagues in Pediatric Developmental Disabilities and Rheumatology. Direct referrals for our department include tuberous sclerosis complex, holoprosencephaly and hereditary spastic paraparesis.

 

As an institution committed to caring for complex neurological conditions, the team conducts ongoing research to provide the most innovative treatment to this patient population. Our team collaborates with Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Developmental Disabilities, and other medical team members to provide care to the whole child. Inpatient and outpatient care is provided to Scottish Rite for Children patients.  

Work Schedule and Hours of Work

Monday - Friday, On-Call schedule

 

 

 

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