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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Pediatric Neurologist - Neuro Developmental Disabilities (NDD) in 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 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 is hiring neurologists through Emory's pediatric faculty practice plan in the School of Medicine, the largest pediatric multispecialty practice in Georgia. 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.

EDUCATION

High School Diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Board Eligible/Board certified

Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia

Current DEA registration

BLS certification is required. PALS certification

EXPERIENCE

We are seeking a Pediatric Neurologist with Neuro Developmental Disabilities (NDD) training track and board eligible or certified in Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD). The successful candidate will be leading a very well-established Developmental Neurology Program which is a multi disciplinary clinical program staffed by a DBP trained Developmental Pediatrician, Genetic Counselor and a Nurse Coordinator. We are in the process of developing our NDD residency program which the candidate will be overseeing. The candidate will also take part in inpatient and outpatient general neurology services equivalent to other neurology faculty.

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in respective clinical area

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team member

Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff

Demonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities:

o Personal organization and time management

o Human relations and teamwork

o Personal adaptability

o Personal motivation

o Listening

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides 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 RESPONSIBILITIES

Safety: 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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 57382

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory+Children's Ped Institute

Department SOMPI: Neurology

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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