Title: Open Rank Clinical Faculty Neurohospitalist
Job Classification: Full Time 1.0 Faculty, Exempt
Department Name: CUSM Health
Supervisor: Chair, Department of Neurology
The Open Rank Clinical Neurohospitalist provides consultative inpatient neurology services, including electroencephalography (EEG) for patients in the inpatient neurology service at facilities/hospitals as assigned.
The Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Neurohospitalist advances the education, research, and clinical missions of the academic medical center in all areas of Clinical Neurology, including EEG in collaboration with the department chair and medical center neurology inpatient and EEG staff, and administrative leadership. Facilitates and supports the training of the next generation of physicians and neurologists who will further advance Neurology. Champions improvements in education of medical students, residents, and fellows in the Department of Neurology.
Teaching, Curriculum, and Student Engagement
- Act as a mentor to students, fosters the success of students, encourages academic excellence, engagement, personal growth, and development of students. Assists students to optimize an educational experience, assists the student's socialization into a disciplinary culture, provides support to students in managing the rigors of medical school. Commit to and actively participates in undergraduate and graduate Neurology education. Contribute to curriculum development, teaching and research activities in various and specific disciplines. Contribute defined hours for teaching load and student engagement within the department. Maintain office hours for students. Collaborate with the department chair or hospital administration to recruit, hire and retain outstanding, diverse faculty, residents and fellows. Communicate effectively with department chair, faculty, and staff. Apply knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current policies, procedures, and regulations. Demonstrate and promote interest in continuous professional development as demonstrated in research publications and/or attending and providing training sessions. Other duties as assigned.
General Faculty Duties
- Evaluate and manage inpatients for the neurology consult service at assigned hospitals.
- Build strong relationships with others in an environment where the other health sciences schools and the hospital are partners and where the Department of Neurology must collaborate with other departments to ensure mutual achievement. Serve on committees, study sections, and review groups as a journal editor and/or on editorial boards. Commits to service within the community. Collaborate with the department chair, faculty and neurology staff to maintain a professional environment and to achieve excellence in neurologic clinical care. Serve as a role model, leads by example, and teaches medical students, residents and/or fellows at the inpatient neurology service. Conduct and foster clinical research in any area of neurology, including but not limited to investigator-initiated and/or industry-sponsored clinical trials, and/or any other clinical research in conjunction with medical students, residents and fellows. Collaborate with the department chair and the hospital(s) Neurology administrative leadership to design, develop, assess, and execute strategies to realize programmatic objectives.
Required Educational Qualifications
- M.D./D.O. degree with specialty board certification and active medical license in California. Evidence of successful collaboration and interdisciplinary work in a medical education environment. Eligibility for appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor in the interdisciplinary Department of Medical Education. Current residents and/or fellows are welcomed to apply.
Skills and Abilities
- Skill in effectively utilizing electronic medical records systems including Epic. Skill in effectively using a computer and applications such as Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Skill in analyzing information to define and follow up on problems or objectives. Can identify solutions and independently act toward solving problems. Skill in working independently and completing assignments according to defined goals and objectives. Expertise in writing, speaking, presenting, and listening; display a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit. Ability to support the mission of the university and the vision to inspire, motivate, and empower students to become excellent physicians, scientists, and leaders. Ability to effectively prioritize and deliver assignments under the pressure of deadlines and with frequent interruptions and competing priorities. Ability to adjust priorities quickly and multitask with excellent organizational skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Ability to interact professionally with diplomacy, patience, and courtesy with diverse individuals; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships while providing exceptional customer service. Ability to supervise, advise, training and assess peers and students, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling assignments. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to handle sensitive situations and information with discretion. Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
- Experience in higher education, medical education, or university environment, policies, and procedures as well as current trends in higher education. Experience in ACGME residency program administration. Familiarity of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99). This law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.
- Standard office equipment including computer, printer/copy machine, and telephone.
- Sit: Frequently Stand: Constantly Walk: Frequently Bend: Occasionally Squat: N/A Climb: N/A Crawl: N/A
- Read/Comprehend: Constantly Write: Constantly Perform Calculations: Frequently Communicate Orally: Constantly Reason and Analyze: Constantly
- Is exposed to excessive noise: No Is around moving machinery: No Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity: No Drives motorized equipment: No Works in confined quarters: No Dust: No Fumes: No
The salary range for this position is $250,000-$350,000/year
Salary may vary based on faculty rank, the scope of the position, and qualifications of the applicant. In addition to salary, CUSM offers a comprehensive benefits package and professional development funds.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required to employees assigned to this job.
Proof of full vaccination of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) is a condition of employment or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection.)