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Behavioral Neurologist

Swedish Medical Group
Seattle, Washington State
Compensation is between $260,686 and $382,015 per year
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

Seeking a clinical neurologist with expertise in cognitive and behavioral neurology and memory disorders to join the Center for Healthy Aging, Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington. The ideal candidate should have completed fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology/Dementia. The role involves providing outpatient clinical care in behavioral neurology, aging, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease. It is important to have excellent clinical and interpersonal skills to be successful in this position. The role is part of an innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary team including cognitive neurologists, neuropsychologists, APPs, social workers, nutritionist/health coaches and care coordinators. The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) has a large regional presence with 5 campuses across the Puget Sound. In this position, there are opportunities to work with several other subspecialists at SNI and to expand Dementia and Brain Health Programs along with our other subspecialty programs in Movement Disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, MS, ALS/Neuromuscular, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalmology, and Pediatric Neurology. In addition, with Swedish's large primary care network and geriatrics programs, there are opportunities to partner with these groups to develop systems of care for dementia patients across the region. On a larger scale, Swedish, as part of Providence Health, is developing standards for dementia care across a multi-state region. Hence, the provider in this role will have opportunities to impact dementia care on a much larger scale.

  • Utilize the latest tools to diagnose the stages of memory loss and dementia, including PET imaging, genetic testing, EEG, neuropsychology, and cerebrospinal fluid analysis.
  • Teach medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Engage in community outreach and education
  • Participate in robust clinical trials across the spectrum of cognitive decline.
  • Engage in Lifestyle and Culinary Medicine Programs with a commitment to population health and sustainability
  • Must have completed an ACGME/AOA approved Neurology residency program.
  • Must have completed a Behavioral or Geriatric Neurology fellowship program with Eligibility/Certification by UCNS in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry
  • Compensation is between $260,686 and $382,015 per year
  • The compensation amounts listed may include productivity or quality/service incentives, call pay, extra shift incentives, as applicable to the position. In addition, providers may have CME benefits available to them.
  • Competitive base salary
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Health, life and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
  • Professional dues
  • CME time
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Relocation Allowance

Where You'll Work

Swedish Medical Center's Cherry Hill campus in the historic Central District houses James Tower, Seattle's first hospital, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence. Today, the campus is known as one of the most modern and technologically advanced medical facilities in the region. After a $100 million, state-of-the-art construction and renovation, the campus now includes neurosurgery and cardiovascular surgery operating rooms and interventional suites that are among the most advanced in the country.


Where You'll Live

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest's largest urban center, with a metro population of 3.25 million, and is home to world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Home to the world's biggest tech giants, Seattle offers some of the highest minimum wages in the country, along with a notable music and arts scene, outdoor lifestyle and amazing coffee.

Who You'll Work For

Swedish is a comprehensive health network with a long history of excellence. The Seattle-based system operates five hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, and more than 115 primary and specialty care clinics. Part of the Providence family, Swedish is world-renowned for its innovative and ground-breaking diagnoses, treatments and medical research at its five award-winning institutes: cancer, digestive health, heart and vascular, neuroscience and orthopedic. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person it serves.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

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