Neurologist Opportunity - Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC
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Humana Military Healthcare Services is offering an excellent opportunity for an Adult/General Neurologist to care for active and non-active duty soldiers at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC.
Fort Bragg is located in Central North Carolina, only 75 miles southwest of Raleigh Durham International Airport and borders the towns of Spring Lake, Southern Pines and Fayetteville. Fayetteville, only 8 minutes away, is known for its many golf courses, moderate climate, and low cost of living. Its central location provides easy access (approximately 2.5 hours each way) to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country to the east and the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains to the west.
Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible for examination, diagnosis, and treatment of the full range of outpatients seen in the Neurology Clinic, and will serve as Neurology consultant to the Concussion Care Clinic, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). 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.
100% Outpatient Clinic; M-F, 7:30 to 4:30
Competitive Hourly Rate as Independent Contractor/10-99'd
Medical malpractice coverage with Lifetime Tail
All Tricare Patients
Qualifications include: MD/DO, Board Certification in Neurology, recent direct patient care experience (2 of last 3 years), active/unrestricted license in any of the 50 States or U.S. Territories. Must be U.S. Citizen, as per U.S. Government guidelines.
Please contact Amanda Ryan, Humana Clinical Resources. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Work Cell (502) 310-1817
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The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Works under general supervision of the Chief, Neurology Clinic who discusses policies and objectives. There is no direct supervision; and the individual exercises independent judgment in selection and performance of the full range of diagnostic evaluations for patients. Incumbent works independently in accordance with methods and practices of the medical profession and established administrative policies, and guidelines for the treatment of medical conditions (Empirically and VA/DoD based guidelines) as an expert in the field of Neurology.
Practices in accordance to military treatment standards that guide treatment and disposition. Medical diagnoses are not reviewed and the individual has considerable latitude for professional technical decisions, overall effectiveness, and accomplishment of objectives. Supports Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG), Northeast Regional Medical Command (NRMC) and Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) leadership in establishing a productive clinical practice, supporting a system of wellness and fostering the multi-disciplinary team. The quality of professional and administrative work is evaluated using the quality assurance principles; policies and regulations as mandated by the Joint Commission, and as structured by appropriate Army, state, and local regulations and policies.
Serves as a physician specialized in neurological practice in the Neurology Clinic, Department of Medicine, and as Neurology consultant to the Concussion Care Clinic, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). 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 Concussion Care Clinic (TBI).
Neurologist performs a wide range of medical duties covering all aspects of disorders involving Neurology. Many patients with neurologic disorders might have multiple overlapping problems such as neurologic complications of system disorders, trauma to the nervous system, vascular disorders of the nervous system, tumors involving or affecting the nervous system, infections of the nervous system, demyelinating disorders, ischemic injury to the nervous system, metabolic derangements affecting the nervous system, dementia, movement disorders, sleep disorders, seizures, headaches, neuromuscular or other degenerative disorders.
Examines patients, orders and evaluates the full range of tests to include electrophysiology, radiological and laboratory tests, makes diagnosis and prescribes appropriate treatments to include drugs, or behavioral modalities.
If hospital admission for a neurologic disease/disorder is deemed necessary, the incumbent acts solely as neurology consultant without direct admission privileges to the hospital (admission orders is the responsibility of the appropriate inpatient department).
Makes referrals to the appropriate clinic. Communicates with patients, referring physicians and back to the appropriate primary care manager for management of disorders outside the specialty of Neurology. Provides prescription renewal, telephone and e-mail (through Relay Health) consultative services.
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. 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.
Graduated from an approved medical school and completed a residency or fellowship acceptable to the U.S. Army Surgeon General as a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.) from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of graduation.
A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. This accreditation may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).
Successfully completed an internship and approved residency in a medical training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Must have and maintain an active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states in the U.S., the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands
Board Certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The HCP shall possess all of the skills and knowledge required to maintain certification in neurology by the ABPN.
Must possess and maintain an American Heart Association Basic Cardiac life Support (BCLS) certification
Maintained an active license corresponding to a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number.
Recent Experience: 24 months experience within the last 36 months direct patient care in the field of Neurology.
EMR Skills: Must have knowledge of the use of the electronic record, including retrieval of all forms of electronic data, is required.