Client: Naval Medical Center Hospital - Portsmouth

Neurologist (PH/TBI)

Location: Portsmouth, VA


  • Perform neurologic assessments in the outpatient setting, as inpatient consultations (ward, intensive care unit (ICU), step down unit, and occasionally recovery room), and occasionally in the emergency Periodically provide episodic care to clinic patients on a walk-in basis.
  • Examine patients, order, and evaluate the full range of tests to include electrophysiology, radiological and laboratory tests, make diagnosis and prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments.
  • Communicate with patients, referring physicians and back to the appropriate primary care manager for management of disorders outside the specialty of Neurology.
  • Make consultations to other specialists as deemed necessary. Provide prescription renewal and telephone consultative services.
  • Provide 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.
  • Clinically direct, teach, observe, and provide clinical input to the performance evaluations of residents, interns, and medical students. Provide input to the review and critique of house staff and student(s) written evaluations of patients for whom the Neurologist is responsible. Provide clinical input to the formal mid-point and monthly counseling session and written clinical evaluation of all house staff and students who rotate on Neurology.
  • Participate in the formal teaching curriculum of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Serve as a clinical mentor for a specific resident as assigned by the Internal Medicine Residency Program Contribute to recommendations for improvements in the Internal Medicine Curriculum in compliance with the national Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and Residency Review Committee (RRC) requirements.
  • Provide periodic chart review of peers for quality assurance purposes.


  • Successful completion of an Undergraduate program, Medical School (M.D. or D.O.) and postgraduate training.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted medical license in at least one state, territory, or commonwealth of the U.S.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a full-time Neurologist within the last five (5) years.
  • Be board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.
  • Must have a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

Position Description

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Date Posted
Portsmouth VA
Job Type
Full-Time Regular