Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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The Division of Pediatric Neurology with the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute (Emory University School of Medicine + Children's Healthcare of Atlanta) is seeking a generalist in Neurology with interests in clinical services through Emory's pediatric faculty practice plan in the School of Medicine, the largest pediatric multispecialty practice in Georgia. We are expanding to meet the needs of the growing pediatric community. We are committed to giving children a bright future by providing the highest quality state-of-the-art clinical care and improving how we care for children through scientific research, as well as, training the next generation of leaders in pediatrics.Our Pediatric Neurology Division Our pediatric neurology team consists of 22 neurologists, soon to become 25 who are all faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics at the Emory School of Medicine, and we are looking to expand our division even further.Emory Pediatric Neurology services are offered in collaboration with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, ranked as one of the best hospitals for children in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. The Pediatric Neurosciences Program at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked 12th in the USA by USNWR and one of the largest in the country, handling more than 2,400 pediatric neurological inpatient cases and performing over 1,400 neurosurgeries each year.The neurology faculty is involved with many clinical research studies ranging from clinical trials to basic and translational research. Faculty progress their career by collaborating with our adult neurology, Emory neurosciences program, Georgia Tech and Marcus autism center.With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention nearby, there are many opportunities for collaborations on national and international projects as well.Certification Summary Board Eligible/Board certifiedLicensed to practice medicine in the state of GeorgiaCurrent DEA registrationBLS certification is required. PALS certification
Preferred QualificationsExperience in respective clinical areaKnowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team memberMeets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Professional StaffDemonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities:o Personal organization and time managemento Human relations and teamworko Personal adaptabilityo Personal motivationo ListeningResponsibilitiesProvides patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children's policies and procedures.Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education.Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner.Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication to facilitate patent care and appropriate reimbursement.Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.Participates in activities that enhance professional development, complete and maintain certification in BLS, PALS, or NALS (by 12/31/01) and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.Performs other responsibilities as required.System ResponsibilitiesSafety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence--driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
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