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Assistant Professor Neurology-Multiple Positions

Employer
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Location
Newark, New Jersey
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Jun 12, 2024

The Department Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is seeking highly qualified clinically-oriented Neurologists for multiple openings across numerous neurological subspecialties. These include: General Neurology with an interest in headache, Vascular Neurology / Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Cognitive Neurology, Neuromuscular / EMGs, and Epileptology (Adult and/or Pediatric).These positions complement our practice service lines in a large, community-based academic medical center. In partnership with a major health system in Northern New Jersey, we are seeking career-oriented, highly-motivated candidates who will be part of a dramatically growing clinical service. A summary of general duties is listed but not limited to the following:

  • Participate in Adult Neurology Call and weekend rounds at UH (approximate ratio 1:8).
  • Participate in Floor Service at UH (approximate ratio 1:5).
  • Supervise and provide care in at least one four-hour resident run UH ACC Clinic session per week.
  • Work closely with emergency physicians to care for patients coming in through the emergency room.
  • Educate and mentor fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Develop an outpatient practice in both the faculty practice clinic as well as the hospital ambulatory clinic.
  • Participate in Community Outreach.
  • Research Activity and participation in clinical trials is encouraged.
  • Complete medical records and submit all charges timely.
  • Complete Medicare time studies and other documentation required in a timely fashion.
  • Fulfill any other duties that may be assigned by the Chair of the Department.
  • Educate and mentor residents and medical students.

Subspecialty specific duties:

General/headache:

  • Develop a Headache treatment focused outpatient practice.
  • Develop a clinical research focus within the Headache and/or Neurological Pain Management realm

Vascular:

  • Resume primary responsibility on the stroke service for up to 18 weeks and provide supervision to residents.
  • Respond to brain attack team (BAT Calls), including management of acute stroke patients.
  • Examine and monitor patients who may have suffered a TIA.
  • Work in collaboration with vascular surgeons, referring patients for surgery where necessary; and increasingly with interventional neuroradiologists, referring patients for clot retrieval therapy.
  • Assist the Director in developing hospital and community stroke services and education in stoke.

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Participate in UH Floor Service, Weekend Rounds and call as outlined above.
  • Develop a neuroimmunology focused outpatient practice.
  • Participation in clinical trials and scholarly activity.
  • Educate and mentor residents and medical students.

Cognitive

  • Participates in UH Floor Service, Weekend Rounds and call as outlined above.
  • Develops a cognitive neurology outpatient practice.
  • Collaborates with the Rutgers Alzheimer’s and Dementia treatment center.
  • Participation in clinical trials and scholarly activity Educate and mentor residents and medical students.

Neuromuscular / EMGs

  • Participates in UH Floor Service, Weekend Rounds and call as outlined above.
  • Weekly private practice patient hours which will include: One day per week dedicated to MDA Clinic; One day per week dedicated to EMG Lab; One and one half days dedicated to developing outpatient Neuromuscular Clinics.
  • Participation in research and scholarly activity; Educate and mentor residents, medical students and contribute to establishing a neuromuscular fellowship program.

Adult Epileptology

  • Participate in UH Floor Service, Weekend Rounds and call as outlined above.
  • Reads adult patient EEG reports for University Hospital (approximate ratio 1:3)
  • Supervise and provide care in at least one resident teaching epilepsy clinic.
  • Assist the Director in maintaining NAEC Certification.
  • Participation in research and scholarly activity.
  • Educate and mentor residents and medical students.

Pediatric Epileptology

  • Participate in Child Neurology Call and weekend rounds at UH (approximate ratio 1:4 )
  • Participate in Floor Service at UH (approximate ratio 1 :4)
  • Reads pediatric and adult patient EEG reports for University Hospital; Attending on the Pediatric Neurology Hospitalist Service at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (1 weekend a month, 4 weeks per year)
  • Supervise and provide care in at least one resident teaching clinic.

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