Pediatric Epileptologist

Merritt Hawkins
Iowa City, Iowa
Closing date
Nov 9, 2023

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Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Epileptologist - in Iowa
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The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa, a Big Ten University with a longstanding history of academic excellence, is seeking a pediatric epileptologist. The successful candidate will join the Division of Child Neurology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services. The incoming physician will provide clinical services, including RNS/DBS programming, epilepsy surgical evaluation and planning, intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, bedside long-term EEG monitoring, and routine EEG. Candidates of any academic rank are encouraged to apply.
  • Be involved in world-class programs - The university is part of the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium and has its own Iowa Neuroscience Institute
  • Robust and well-established pediatric neurology and pediatric epilepsy program with clinics in infantile spasms, neonatal neurology, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance multidisciplinary TSC, new onset seizure, and ketogenic diet
  • University will consider establishing new clinics based on the interests and expertise of the applicant in genetics, CDKL5, Rett, and more
  • Level 4 Epilepsy Center with active epilepsy surgical program and robot-assisted s-EEG implantation, SPECT, source localization, LITT, DBS, and soon RNS experience
  • There is a robust intracranial electrophysiology research program in adults and pediatrics
  • Able to support all visa options/needs
  • 7 top pediatric specialty national rankings by US News & World Report
  • Iowa City is rated one of the best cities to live in America (Livability)
  • University of Iowa hospitals and clinics are nationally ranked, regionally ranked, and deemed high performing
Community Highlights
Graded A and named a best place to live in Iowa (Niche), Iowa City offers a diverse culture with a unique and engaging spirit. It's a safe, affordable, and friendly place to live, and you'll enjoy its cosmopolitan feel without metropolitan problems like traffic and pollution.
  • Regularly earns national accolades for its quality of life
  • Outstanding public schools, typically ranked in the top 1% nationally
  • A vibrant downtown with seasonal festivities, great restaurants, and boutique shops
  • World-class entertainment, eclectic culinary experiences, as well as an abundance of literary, musical, and cultural opportunities
  • Gorgeous custom homes built on large lots
  • Easy drive to Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Madison, St. Louis, Kansas City, Omaha, and Minneapolis
  • Bike or walk to work from incredible neighborhoods
  • International airport access
  • Iowa is ranked No. 1 in Opportunity by US News & World Report
  • Gracious and hospitable Midwest population conducive to excellent patient-physician interactions
About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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