Neurologist, Walter Reed Army Medical Center – – Bethesda, MD
Position Summary: S/he is responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating diseases and disorders of the nervous system. Manages neurological services.
- Responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating neurological diseases and disorders.
- Prepares and reviews cases histories and obtains data through interviews. Examines patients, determines need for clinical laboratory tests, and interprets examination findings and tests results.
- Formulates plans and procedures for neurological services. Schedules use of diagnostic and treatment facilities and assigns nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other medical assets.
- Advises on kind and quantity of neurological supplies. Coordinates neurological services with other medical activities.
- May Provide consultation to team members, clients, and resident families.
- Maintains documentation consistent with program standards.
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Ability to practice independently. S/he must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.
- Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Must have completed four years of pre med education followed by four years of study in medical school and 3-4 years of internship in neurology. Must maintain Continuing Education credit sufficient to maintain both their clinical license and to meet MTF specific Quality Assurance standards for credentialing as a psychologist. Contract psychologists must meet all requirements for the credentialing facilities where they will be providing services. Must maintain Continuing Education credit sufficient to maintain both their clinical license and to meet medical facility specific Quality Assurance standards for credentialing
- Minimum Experience: 5-10 years practicing as a neurologist required. Minimum of 5 years of TBI experience preferred. Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred.
- Required Licenses: For personal service employees, the Contractor employee must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands, or any US territory that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current and unrestricted (not subject to restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to other applicants for similar licenses in granting jurisdiction).
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