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Pediatric Neurology Opportunity
Prisma Health Medical Group-Midlands Department of Pediatrics and the University of South Carolina seek a BC/BE pediatric neurologist to provide care within our free-standing Children’s Hospital. Responsibilities include teaching as a faculty member of University of South Carolina School of Medicine at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with rank and salary commensurate with experience. Candidates with appropriate experience will be considered for Division Director.
The Pediatric Neurology division is comprised of five pediatric neurologists and two APs. Supports include social work, keto diet, and participation in a Medical Legal Partnership to address socioeconomic determinants. While primarily teaching clinicians, the division is involved in clinical trials and providing care to a diverse patient population with a variety of neurological disorders. All subspecialists serve as consultants to inpatient services as all admissions go directly to the hospitalist or intensivist service and provide consultation and medical director supervision of our EMU. Additional support is provided by fellows in Child Psychiatry and neurology residents who rotate through the Division, which is home to a COE for Tourette`s and other movement disorders.
The Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement and provides education to medical students, physician assistant students, and pediatric and family medicine residents. Our pediatric residency has a total of 39 resident positions. The Department, along with our freestanding Children’s Hospital, presently provides 151,000 patient encounters annually with 8,000 admissions and over 32,000 pediatric emergency room visits. The Department has 18 divisions, is actively growing and has been recognized as the best teaching department for most of the last 30 years.
With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually. Its goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals. For more information, visit PrismaHealth.org.
Columbia is the state capital with a diverse population and a large selection of cultural amenities due to the University of SC 30,000 students. In addition to having an affordable cost of living, it is very family friendly with good schools, a revitalized downtown, nationally ranked zoo and children`s museums. Outdoor activities are a premium due to its rivers, 650 miles of Lake Murray shoreline and state and national parks within 30-minute drives.
Generous benefits package including relocation and malpractice with tail coverage.
**We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Qualified Employer!**
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Tina Owens, Manager, Physician Recruitment