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Join The Norton Neuroscience Institute Neurocritical Care Intensivist Team In Louisville, KY

Norton Neuroscience Institute
Louisville, Kentucky
Closing date
Jul 7, 2024

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Career Opportunity for Neurocritical Care Intensivist

Norton Neuroscience Institute, a part of Norton Healthcare, is seeking a fellowship-trained physician with an interest in a neurocritical care opportunity. Norton Healthcare operates the area’s largest comprehensive stroke care system, with four adult-service hospitals accredited by The Joint Commission. They include two Primary Stroke Centers and one Acute Stroke Ready Center, as well as one Comprehensive Stroke Center: Norton Brownsboro Hospital in northeast Louisville.

The ideal candidate will join a team of board-certified neuroscience physicians, neurosurgeons and advanced practice providers at Norton Brownsboro Hospital, which serves as a regional referral destination. The neurocritical care team uses a multidisciplinary approach and works with nearly 130 adult and pediatric neuroscience providers who are part of Norton Neuroscience Institute.

Due to the needs of our community, Norton Healthcare has a strong demand for a neurocritical care intensivist to support our growing program and expanding facilities, including a new comprehensive neuroscience space. Norton Neuroscience Institute is the leading provider for neuroscience services in the area. Our neurocritical care program has established referral patterns from other Norton Neuroscience Institute neurologists, providers within Norton Medical Group (Norton Healthcare’s employed physician group), and community providers seeking tertiary expertise throughout the region.


To discuss this opportunity, contact Angela Elliott, senior recruiter, physicians, Norton Medical Group, at or (859) 613-1984.  See all of our career opportunities at



  • Dedicated support staff with advanced practice providers
  • No mandatory trauma care
  • 7 on/7 off schedule
  • Access to 14 neurosurgeons through Norton Neuroscience Institute, including three endovascular/cerebrovascular neurosurgeons and two functional neurosurgeons
  • Participation in the Neuroscience Symposium, as well as other continuing medical education events
  • Weekly neuroscience clinical conference with neurosurgery and neurology providers
  • Opportunity to provide care at an award winning comprehensive stroke center recognized by DNV and USNWR
  • Research opportunities and support available through the Norton Healthcare Research Office
  • Candidates are eligible for a competitive compensation package, including sign-on bonus, relocation assistance and a continuing medical education allowance.
    • For candidates coming out of fellowship, we offer up to $100,000 recruitment incentive, and as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) health care system, the candidate may qualify for federal student loan forgiveness.
    • For experienced candidates relocating to the market, we offer a retention bonus of up to $60,000.





NORTON NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE is a collaborative team of more than 130 subspecialized neuroscience providers, including:

  • 14 neurosurgeons
  • 5 neuropsychologists
  • 5 LCSWs
  • More than 55 advanced practice providers
  • 60 Neurologists subspecialty-trained in:
    • Memory care
    • Stroke
    • Epilepsy
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Movement disorders
    • Headache medicine
    • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Sports concussion
    • Neurocritical Care
    • Neuro-oncology
    • Pediatric neurology



  • Medical degree/diploma
  • Residency/fellowship certification
  • Kentucky medical license or license eligible



  • Norton Provider Leadership Academy
  • Leadership councils
  • Clinical research support
  • Chronic disease task forces
  • Operational and electronic health record efficiency improvement
  • Provider well-being program
  • Community education
  • Clinical quality initiatives



  • Approximately 850 Clinical Research Studies
  • Professional growth programming through Norton Provider Leadership Academy
  • Strong support network of advanced practice providers, nurse navigators, educators and social workers
  • Strong continued investment in technology and physical spaces for improved patient care environments
  • Norton Cancer Institute earned LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader Designation (2018 to 2022)
  • Ranked by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the 150 Top Places to Work In Healthcare in 2019
  • Recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Women by Forbes (2018 and 2019)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.


Norton Neuroscience Institute & Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute

Together, Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, provide comprehensive neuroscience care for patients of all ages. Staffed by more than 110 experienced subspecialty providers, our team uses advanced technology, including ROSA, NeuroBlate, Visualase and Surgical Theater, to bring state-of-the-art treatment options to Kentucky and region.

Providers from both institutes are supported by Norton Medical Group and its pediatric employment division, Norton Children’s Medical Group, affiliated with the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Norton Medical Group, a part of Norton Healthcare, is a physician-led group that is the largest network of employed medical providers in the area. 

Both the Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute have strong established referral patterns from their colleagues within the institutes, providers within Norton Medical Group and community providers seeking tertiary expertise throughout the region

Why Norton Healthcare

  • Market share leader in the region
  • Strong support network of advanced practice providers, nurse navigators, educators and social workers
  • Strong continued investment in technology and physical spaces for improved patient care environments
  • Ranked on Becker’s Healthcare 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare list in 2019
  • Recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Women by Forbes (2018 and 2019)
  • Competitive benefit package including:
    • Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Continuing Medical Education Offerings
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • 403b Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • College Savings Plan
    • Fitness Center
    • Free Parking

About Norton Healthcare

Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients from throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky, and beyond. The not-for-profit hospital and health care system is Louisville’s fourth largest employer, with more than 17,000 employees. Five Louisville hospitals with 1,907 licensed beds provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program with more than 850 studies provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. Learn more at

Living in Louisville

While Louisville is probably best known for being the home of the Kentucky Derby, the city also combines a vibrant and affordable Midwestern lifestyle with an acclaimed arts community, a passion for sports and a wide array of spiritual, cultural and recreational options. Louisville is situated along the Ohio River and is home to 173 parks. The city also boasts one of the state’s finest educational systems, including 173 public schools, 104 private and parochial schools, and nearly 30 colleges and universities. Louisville was ranked No. 12 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Top 25 Best Affordable Places to Live in the U.S. It has an abundance of housing options, from beautiful horse farms to contemporary downtown condos to convenient suburban communities. National Geographic named Louisville a top 10 food city in 2017 and listed it among the Best Cities in the U.S. in 2018. For four consecutive years (2015 to 2018), Louisville received a perfect 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

About Norton Neuroscience Institute

Established in early 2009, Norton Neuroscience Institute is the region's leading provider of neurological care. The comprehensive program is led by more than 34 subspecialty, fellowship-trained neurosurgeons, neurologists and neuropsychologists, as well as 35 advanced practice providers who are trained to provide patients and their families with advanced treatment for complex neurological disorders, including ALS; aneurysms; brain tumors; epilepsy; headache and concussion; movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease; multiple sclerosis; pediatric neurosurgery; spinal injuries and disorders; stroke; and more. Norton Healthcare’s stroke network across four adult service hospitals includes Norton Brownsboro Hospital, designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, offering treatment for the most complex stroke cases. In 2016, Norton Neuroscience Institute was the first in the region to use ROSA, a robotic surgical assistant, to provide advanced treatment for patients with epilepsy and brain tumors. ROSA allows neurosurgeons to use a minimally invasive approach for brain surgery procedures such astereoelectroencephalography that once were possible only through open cranial surgery. Norton Neuroscience Institute also is one of the first in the region to use systems such as NeuroPace and NeuroBlate for performing minimally invasive surgical procedures.

About Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute

Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, a part of Norton Children’s Medical Group, represents one of the largest pediatric subspecialty groups in Kentucky. The division’s clinical team is led by 14 child neurologists , 14 nurse practitioners , 3 child neurology residents a year, social worker, and nurse navigators who evaluate and provide care for more than 14,000 affected children across Kentucky and Southern Indiana each year. We evaluate and treat children living with complex health conditions and diseases, ranging from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and cerebral palsy to epilepsy and Tourette syndrome. Our clinical care activities support improved health and quality of life, and educational opportunities for our young patients.

Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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