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Vascular Neurologist


Company

Lancaster General Medical Grp

Cost Center

61476 Neurology - Inpatient

Supervisory Organization

Orthopedic & Neuroscience

Grade

P06

Summary

POSITION SUMMARY: In collaboration with the Penn Medicine LG Health Stroke Medical Director and Chairman of Neurology, Stroke Neurologist will implement program vision and strategic plan to provide comprehensive and coordinated neurological/stroke care in the local community.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • In conjunction with the Stroke Medical Director and Chairman of Neurology, help identify and recommend process improvements for the stroke and inpatient neurology programs consistent with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital goals.
  • Provides patient care necessary to accomplish approved objectives and plans.
  • In collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, participates in care management teams and is responsible for providing hospital stroke and general neurological care, including neuro-critical care for Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital.
  • Collaborates with key hospital departments and other organizational entities to ensure seamless and coordinated care for stroke/neurological patients; coordinates access to necessary linkages with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania programs as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with the Stroke Program Coordinator for related quality and performance measures.
  • Participation in stroke rounds and peer review activities through Neurology Division meetings
  • Active participation in Stroke Care Management
  • Assists in the reviews and may evaluate Stroke registry data on a monthly basis to identify trends for further evaluation and follow-up
  • Participates in outreach initiatives
  • Willing to lead Stroke Case Review in the absence of the Medical Director
  • Stays abreast of the work required to support stroke related accreditations e.g. TJC Disease Specific Certification.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to participate in academic relationships with the University of Pennsylvania in support of the teaching and research goals of the program.
  • Collaborates with medical and surgical specialties as well as EMS services to support aligned and coordinated stroke care delivery in the community.
  • Will participate in stroke call coverage to meet the patient care responsibilities of the Stroke Program.  Participates as a member in the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital Stroke on-call roster. Provides direct care of stroke inpatients and emergent Neurological consultation requests while serving as an on-call panelist.


EMR: Epic

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  M.D., or DO Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurologist
  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to allow effective communications with a wide variety of hospital personnel and physicians and the general public.
  • High level competence in neuro - critical care obtained through either fellowship training or experience in a neuro-specialty setting within two (2) years of assuming position
  • Significant hospital-based neurology and stroke experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fellowship training in Stroke and/or Neuro-Critical Care.

LGH Full Time Posted on 04/17/2019