Title:  Assistant Professor (Neurology)

Division:  Neurology
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  7630

Summary

The Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a qualified candidate with training in neurocritical care and vascular neurology. The successful candidate will be appointed at a faculty level commensurate with experience and achievement. The successful candidate will perform the duties of an attending physician in the neurocritical care unit and acute stroke service at the Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and Ben Taub Hospital. Teaching of medical students, residents and fellows will be embedded in clinical care. 

Job Duties

In-patient. Evaluation, work up and management of patients with acute neurological catastrophes including intracranial hemorrhage, traumatic brain injury, acute ischemic stroke, status epilepticus, post-operative care of neurosurgical patients, patients with systemic critical care disorders (including sepsis, respiratory failure, acute abdomen, and acute renal failure), and patients with neuromuscular or neurodegenerative disorders requiring critical care. Management and evaluation of patients who are survivors of cardiac arrest. Such management is geared to providing cerebral protection to maximize clinical outcome. Education responsibilities. Supervision of neurology residents, neurocritical care fellows, and medical students rotating in the neurocritical care and stroke services at the Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and Ben Taub Hospital. Such supervision includes history-taking, physical examination, write ups and plan of care for patients in the neurocritical care unit and stroke service. Research.
There may be opportunities to participate in clinical research programs depending upon expertise, interest, training and available resources.

Minimum Qualifications

  • The candidate must hold an MD, DO, or MD/PhD
  • Hold or able to obtain a Texas medical license.
  • The candidate must have successfully completed residency training in adult neurology in an ACGME-accredited program as well as fellowship training in neurocritical care (UCNS-accredited).
  • Training in an ACGME-accredited fellowship program in vascular neurology is desirable.
  • The candidate must be board-eligible/board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), and if applicable by ABPN in Vascular Neurology, as well as board-eligible/board-certified by the United Council of Neurological Subspecialties in Neurocritical Care.
  •  Applicants who have just completed training will be considered as will applicants with previous clinical experience.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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