This position is located in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia.
This is an employed civilian Physician (Neurology TBI) position that affords job security, a competitive salary, bonuses, moving expenses, full malpractice coverage, student loan repayment, up to 26 days paid vacation, 10 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit, CME opportunities, and a first-class health and retirement benefit package.
Ft Gordon is adjacent to Augusta, GA famous for its major attraction, The Masters Golf Tournament. Ft Gordon has a moderate year-round climate and offers close proximity to metropolitan areas, beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains.
As a Physician Neurologist you will:
Serves as a physician specialized in neurological practice in the Neurology Clinic and as Neurology consultant to the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The incumbent is responsible for the examination, diagnosis and treatment of the full range of outpatients seen in the clinics. The preponderance of the clinical services provided will be focused on evaluation and management of a wide range of neurologic disorders and diseases with a focus on return to military duty. Incumbent will also be required to serve as neurology consultant for the TBI Clinic.
Provides 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. Provides recommendations through phone communication to other providers in the TRICARE referral region concerning patients with neurological problems. This includes probable diagnosis, evaluation recommendations, treatment options, and identification of those individuals requiring direct Neurology consultation. Neurology assessments are performed in the outpatient setting, as inpatient consultations (ward, ICU, step down unit, recovery room, etc.), and in the emergency department. Knowledge of the use of the electronic record, including retrieval of all forms of electronic data, is required. Evaluates and treats patients with multiple complicated problems who were screened and referred by the Emergency Department for urgent or emergent neurologic issues. Use of the electronic record for consult is required.
Supervises (clinically), teaches and provides consultation to other health care providers (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows). Provides chart review for quality assurance purposes in the area of neurology if requested on an occasional basis. Participates in established peer (other medical specialist) review process monthly. May provide clinical oversight/supervision and/or rating (performance) of clinical staff as determined by leadership. Additionally, performs clinical or laboratory research, and/or provides supervision to house staff performing research.
US Citizenship required
Neurology consultant for the TBI Clinic
Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
Must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.