Neurologist

Date Posted
10/02/2018

State
MD

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

 
Job Description

CORE DUTIES:

  • Perform a full range of physician services in accordance with privileges granted by the MTF.
  • Direct, perform or assist in the instruction of other health care professionals within the scope of the clinical privileges or responsibilities.
  • Examine, diagnose, treat or prescribe courses of treatment within the scope of training, experience, and privileges.
  • Provide preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable as well as request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
  • Technically proficient in directing and teaching other medical staff, providing educational lectures and participating in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES include but not limited to the following:
  • Examine, diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the nervous system.
  • Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergency problems as they occur.
  • Conduct diagnostic tests and procedures to determine the nature of an illness
  • Determine diagnoses, based on test results and patient observation
  • Discuss treatment options with patients and their families, advising them of the potential benefits and risks
  • Develop treatment plans and coordinate care with other medical-service providers
  • Create and maintain patient records
  • Train staff and students
  • Perform lumbar punctures.
  • Perform and interpret nerve conduction studies and electromyography.
  • Perform evoked potentials and electroencephalograms.
  • Provide chemodenervation (such as Botox) for common neurological conditions.
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
  • Perform chemodenervation, such as onabotulinum toxin A injection.
  • Complete nerve condition studies/electromyography and interpret electroencephalograms
  • Obtain continuing education to stay up-to-date on neurology research and innovations
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
  • On-call for ECC consults during duty hours.
  • Maintain currency in new neurology medication, especially Multiple Sclerosis treatments.
  • Maintain medication administration training as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.).
  • Graduate from an accredited medical 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 and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained (e.g. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).
  • Successful completion of ACGME approved neurology medical residency
  • Current board certification in Adult Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 24 months of experience within the last 36 months.

LICENSURE:

  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in any state in which a license is held.
  • Must be current with and have completed all continuing education (CME) requirements specified by their professional licensure or certification.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS)

Place of Performance: Malcolm Grow MTF (Joint Base Andrews & Anacostia-Bolling)



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