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LOCUMS Neurologist

Johnson City, TN 36784

Posted: 04/13/24 Employment Type: Temporary Position: Physician Job Number: 19446 Specialty: Neurology

Job Description

VHS is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Neurology Physician to join our healthcare team in Johnson City, TN!
  1. Availability and Work Hours:
    • Full-Time Equivalent (FTE): 80 hours every two weeks.
    • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
    • On call Hours:
      • One weekend on call every month with a 1:4 ratio.
      • Must be available within 15 minutes by phone and be physically on-site within 60 minutes.
      • Weekend coverage, including rounds (consults and follow-ups) during assignment periods.
  2. Clinical Services:
    • Provide outpatient procedures and clinic services during scheduled clinics.
    • Conduct consultations and follow-ups in a timely manner based on patient medical conditions.
    • Responsible for communicating test results promptly and performing rounds.
    • Participate in resident teaching at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
    • Staff fellow’s clinic, physician assistant clinic, attending clinic, E-Consults, and various procedures.
    • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of patient encounters and consultations.
  3. Emergency Neurology Services:
    • Provide on-call emergency Neurology services as assigned by the Chief of Neurology.
    • Report within 45 minutes of notification for emergencies and be available within 10 minutes by phone.
  4. Resident Supervision and Teaching:
    • Provide an academic environment conducive to the training and professional development of residents.
    • Ensure compliance with Residency Review documentation and standards for medical records.
    • Offer clinical direction and oversight to residents/fellows consistent with accreditation guidelines.
    • Contribute to clinical research, protocol development, data management, and quality assurance conferences.
  5. Compensation and Benefits:
  • We understand the value of your skills and are open to negotiating a competitive rate that reflects your experience and dedication.
  • Focus on continuous growth, purposeful impact, and quality time with team and patients.
  • Competitive sign-on bonus available
  • Insurance is available including Health, Dental, Life, and Vision
  • Professional malpractice insurance is paid for
  • Optional overtime is available
  • Ideal Work/Life Balance
  • Low cost of living
  • No state income tax
  • Board certified or eligible for certification by The American Board of Internal Medicine in Neurology.
  • Providers shall possess a current, valid, active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States, throughout the term of this contract.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Commitment to high-quality patient care and resident education.

About Johnson City:
  • Convenient access to a Regional Airport
  • Outstanding options for Public and Private schools
  • Rich Arts and Culture scene, including the ETSU Martin Center for the Arts, Johnson City Symphony Orchestra, and the International Storytelling Center
  • Abundance of Outdoor activities at Boone Lake, Buffalo Mountain Park, and Tannery Knob Bike Park
  • Family-friendly attractions such as the Gray Fossil Site, Hands On Discovery Center, and Brights Zoo
  • Enjoy local craft breweries and wineries
  • Experience all four distinct seasons in the charming city of Johnson City, TN.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. #liveyourlife
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