Highmark Health Physician-Stroke Neurologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute, Cerebrovascular Center is seeking a Vascular Neurologist to join our growing multidisciplinary team of Vascular Neurologists (3), Neurointerventionalists (3), and Cerebrovascular Surgeons (3). We are seeking a Non-Interventional Vascular Neurologist with strong interests in clinical care, research, education and quality improvement. The candidate will be part of an exceptional group of cerebrovascular specialists who collaborate in the cerebrovascular center which serves as a national and regional referral center for patients with complex stroke.

The candidate will be a central part of the Cerebrovascular Center working at Allegheny General Hospital which has been a Joint Commission Certified Advance Comprehensive Stroke Center since 2012 and serves as the quaternary referral center for Allegheny Health Network which is comprised of seven hospitals including four Primary Stroke Centers.

Responsibilities of the Vascular Neurologist will include attending on inpatient Stroke Service, outpatient stroke clinic, tele stroke consultation, resident education and clinical research.

  • We have both neurology and neurosurgery residencies providing an excellent environment for teaching and clinical research.

  • Clinical research trials and original investigative research with the support of two (2) clinical research coordinators through the Allegheny Singer Research Institute and potential for research collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University.

  • Two state-of-art biplane Cerebral Angiography biplane units.

  • Neuro-intensive Care Unit (23 beds) and Cerebrovascular Telemetry Unit (24 beds).

  • State of the art Tele stroke services, PACS and Electronic Health Record.

  • Level I trauma center and air medical transport program (Life Flight).

  • Newly constructed state of the art Surgical Arts Center for courses and simulation

  • Two Advanced Practice Nurses (CRNP) who provide support of both outpatient care and inpatient care navigation.

Requirements - Pennsylvania license or eligible, board-certified or eligible in Neurology with Added Qualifications in Vascular Neurology, Fellowship training in the applicable specialist field. J1Visa candidates will also be given consideration.

About the Neuroscience Institute at AHN

AHN’s Neuroscience Institute integrates leading medical experts in the subspecialties of neurology, neuro-otology, neuro-ophthalmology, neuroradiology, neuro-critical care, and neurosurgery to offer highly advanced care for patients with the most complex neurological disorders. Recognized as both a Neuroscience Center of Excellence and a Spine Center of Excellence, the program serves as a national and international referral center for treatment of all types of neurological conditions.

About Allegheny Health Network: The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.

Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. It is home to major sports teams as well as key players within the tech industry. Named Zagat’s Top Food Town for 2015, and recognized as one of the ‘most livable cities’ in the United States, by Forbes and The Economist. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges, and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.

Contact: Ashley Fusco, Physician Recruiter, Ashley.Fusco@AHN.org

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