Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, are conducting a search for an outstanding Pediatric Neurologist with specialization in the field of autism and related developmental disabilities to provide clinical care, research support and clinical training in Atlanta, Georgia. Marcus Autism Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive centers of clinical care for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders in the country, with over 5,000 unique children and families served every year in a wide range of assessment and treatment programs. It is part of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, one of the largest systems of pediatric healthcare in the country.
This position is placed strategically at the intersection of two divisions – Neurology and Autism – thus enhancing integration of care across disciplines within the Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The Division of Neurology includes over twenty neurologists specializing in both rare and common neurological conditions. The confluence of structures and resources available through these highly interconnected clinical and research organizations support professional growth and development, help to build innovative models of neurological care, maximize inter-professional relationships, and leverage cutting-edge translational science to improve treatments.
Marcus Autism Center is one of only three NIH Autism Centers of Excellence, with a research enterprise encompassing unique studies in genetics, behavioral neuroscience, social neuroscience, and clinical science, as well as a robust portfolio of community outreach programs and collaborative contracts with governmental agencies. The Center is a national leader in innovative clinical service delivery, clinical research, and professional training.
Our Pediatric Neurologist will focus on providing clinical care, but will also have opportunities to support research and to provide supervision of allied clinicians and clinical training for students. As part of an interdisciplinary team this provider contributes to medical and developmental evaluations as well as follow-up care on an outpatient basis. This provider will also supervise medical support personnel and assume basic administrative oversight of this clinical area. The Center values excellence in patient-centered care and will be looking for a person who is successful in effectively communicating with patients, families and colleagues. Our emphasis on providing empirically supported assessments and interventions rests upon a fundamental commitment to provide the best care for the greatest number of patients possible, and thus we take seriously the responsible stewardship of time and resources. Clinicians enjoy the opportunity to learn from interdisciplinary collaboration and to disseminate cutting edge technologies and models of clinical service delivery emerging from the synergies of active translational research in clinical context.
Successful candidates will be well-trained in pediatric neurology with specialized training in neurodevelopment, particularly autism and related disorders and will have a history of commitment to serving children with autism and their families. The position requires that candidates be license-eligible to practice as a physician in the state of Georgia. Faculty affiliation or appointment in the Emory University
Department of Pediatrics is possible, depending on qualifications of the candidate.
A Pediatric Neurologist supports and enhances the mission of the Division and Children's by providing high quality patient care in an effective and efficient manner.
I.Clinical Service: Provides patient care which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children's policies and procedures. Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice. Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education. Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner. Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication in a timely manner to facilitate patient care and appropriate reimbursement. Provides supervision as appropriate to allied health providers and/or nursing support staff in the clinical area
II.Research: Actively support research activities underway in the Division.Seek additional opportunities to support and lead research efforts as time and interest allow
III.Teaching: Provides direct supervision for trainees, ensuring adequate opportunities for training through teaching, patient contact, case review and research.
IV. Administrative: Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area. Participates in activities that enhance professional development. Completes and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the assigned area. Participate in the development of goals for the department including research, quality and customer service initiatives.-Board certified and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia. Current DEA registration Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff.
BLS certification required. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team member.
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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.