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Neurologist - Contractor

Employer
The Royster Group, Inc.
Location
Portsmouth, Virginia
Salary
$165/hr
Closing date
Jul 23, 2024

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Job Details

Client:  Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP)    

Location:  Portsmouth, VA                                                   

Position Title:  Neurologist (PH/TBI)                                     

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform neurologic assessments in the outpatient setting, as inpatient consultations (ward, intensive care unit (ICU), step-down unit, and occasionally recovery room), and occasionally in the emergency room. Periodically provide episodic care to clinic patients on a walk-in basis.
  • Examine patients, order and evaluate the full range of tests, including electrophysiology, radiological, and laboratory tests, make diagnoses, and prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments. Communicate with patients' referring physicians and return to the appropriate primary care manager to manage disorders outside the neurology specialty.
  • Make consultations with other specialists as deemed necessary.
  • Provide prescription renewal and telephone consultative services.
  • Provide recommendations or definitive evaluation for neurology problems in the referral region through phone consultation, telemedicine, and authorization and evaluation of air evacuation patients as appropriate. Clinically direct, teach, observe, and provide clinical input to the performance evaluations of residents, interns, and medical students.
  • Provide input to the review and critique of house staff and student(s) written evaluations of patients for whom the Neurologist is responsible.
  • Provide clinical input to the formal mid-point and monthly counseling session and written clinical evaluation of all house staff and students who rotate on Neurology.
  • Participate in the formal teaching curriculum of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an Undergraduate program, Medical School (M.D. or D.O.), and postgraduate training.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted medical license in at least one state, territory, or commonwealth of the U.S. At least three (3) years of experience as a full-time Neurologist within the last five (5) years.
  • Be board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.
  • Must have a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

Work Schedule

  • Forty hours per week, Monday through Friday, between 6:30 AM and 6:00 PM.
  • Shifts will normally be scheduled for 8.5 hours.
  • The Neurologist shall manage the inpatient consult service and evaluate urgent outpatient neurological consults.
  • Pager on-call services are provided on a rotational basis one week every five weeks from 4:00 PM to 8:00 AM for seven consecutive days.
  • Typical volume is between 20 and 30 calls per week.
  • Only on rare occasions shall the Physician be required to return to NMCP after normal working hours to provide services.

Company

The Royster Group, Inc. is a leader in providing executive search and healthcare staffing services in the private and public sectors and the healthcare industry. We assist organizations in filling their human capital pipeline with highly qualified leaders and healthcare providers at all levels of the organization. Our core values of Customer Service, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, and Respect drive all aspects of our business.

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