The Department of Neurology is recruiting for a Movement Disorder Neurologist Fellow to support the Department. This position will allow for the provision of outpatient therapeutic services and increased inpatient coverage. The faculty member in this position will report to the Director of the Movement Disorder Fellowship and the Chairman of the Department of Neurology.
The primary responsibilities for this position will be: participate in clinical teaching activities and provide direct or consultative neurological care for patients (adults and/or children) with neurological illness in outpatient and/or outreach clinics as negotiated with the Department Chair. In addition, this position will attend on the Neurology (adult and/or pediatric) inpatient ward and/or consultative services and/or provide coverage for other faculty, and acquire and improve skills in research and teaching pertinent to future leadership roles in Academic Medicine.
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Demonstrated proficiency in patient care, teaching, communication skills, and time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and work well with multidisciplinary professionals in varied organizational and community relationships.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
M.D., D.O. or equivalent degree
Required Related Experience:
Evidence of appropriate research training and/or equivalent experience in Neurology or related disciplines. This training/experience should be of an adequate type and duration to prepare the individual for development of an independent research program.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
License to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky. Must obtain Kentucky medical licensure before appointment.
Board-certified or board-eligible in Neurology
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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