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Behavioral Neurologist Opportunity in Historic Charleston

Department of Veterans Affairs
Charleston, South Carolina
Closing date
Aug 20, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type

The Ralph H Johnson VA Health Care System (RHJ VA HCS) in Charleston, SC is seeking a board certified, fellowship trained behavioral neurologist to join our interdisciplinary memory disorders team. The behavioral neurologist will work within the neurology service, alongside neuropsychologists, nurse practitioners, and geriatric psychiatrists, taking care of outpatients with various forms of dementia, providing comprehensive clinical care, and facilitating the bridge between clinic and research. The RHJ VA HCS was recently designated the national coordinating center for dementia research within the VA, and as such oversees a robust dementia clinical trials program. The incumbent behavioral neurologist will have the opportunity to serve as PI for industry sponsored clinical trials and to develop an investigator-initiated research program with up to 50% protected time for research, depending on the candidate s qualifications and interests along this track. The RHJ VA HCS is affiliated with the Medical University of South Carolina and the VA Neurology service provides training to medical students, residents, and fellows. This position is a perfect fit for a candidate with an interest in interdisciplinary dementia care, clinical research, and trainee education.

Location Details:

Ralph H. Johnson VA can be found in beautiful downtown Charleston. With its rich history, vibrant culture, idyllic coastal location, exquisitely preserved architecture, and celebrated dining selections, Charleston is one of America s best loved destinations. Settled alongside the Ashley rivers and Atlantic Ocean, Charleston has a subtropical climate with mild winters and warm, sunny summers. Charleston proper is surrounded by communities and neighborhoods that extend beyond the historic peninsula. The barrier islands, Mount Pleasant, West Ashley, North Charleston, and Summerville are within a 20-mile distance of downtown Charleston. The Charleston Airport is just 15 minutes west of downtown, making business or family trips convenient.

Benefits and Position Logistics:

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Education Debt Reduction Program up to $200,000

Paid Time Off 50-55 Days per year

Retirement: Federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA

Benefits: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)

No Contract- Moonlighting allowed

Arriana Larmony

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