Medical Director of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine
Scottish Rite for Children’s pediatric specialists are at the forefront of their profession and are recognized globally for their leadership. We have an outstanding opportunity for a Board-Certified Pediatric Neurologist with subspecialty training in Clinical Neurophysiology to serve as Medical Director of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine leading a dynamic team at Scottish Rite for Children in Dallas, Texas.
This key role will report directly to the Chief of Staff. The successful candidate will provide leadership, direction, and strategic planning for all aspects of patient care, research and education of the Neurology and Rehabilitation Division, while providing exceptional medical care as a staff neurologist and neurophysiologist as well as oversight and quality control for all medical care provided by the Division. This role will also supervise, evaluate and mentor other staff and consulting neurologists, work collaboratively with the Director of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine in developing the budget and implementing protocols and procedures, participate in neurological education, teach child and adult residents, and participate in clinical research.
Faculty appointment ranking in Child Neurology through The University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center will be based on experience.
ABOUT SCOTTISH RITE FOR CHILDREN
Recently celebrating its 100th year anniversary, Scottish Rite for Children is a world-renowned leader in the treatment of orthopedic conditions such as scoliosis, clubfoot, hand differences, hip disorders, sports injuries, and fractures, as well as certain related arthritic and neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. The mission is to provide world class medical care in an outstanding child-centered environment. That is why NRC Health has awarded SRC Excellence in Patient Experience for highest overall patient satisfaction ratings. Every staff member in the building participates in the mission creating an extraordinary culture that has led to SRC being a four-time winner of the "Top 100 Workplace" by Dallas Morning News.
The Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine Division cares for children ages birth to 18 years of age, and every child seen by the team receives world-renowned care with the ultimate goal of helping them live a more independent life. Diagnostic categories include neurological disorders such as: Epilepsy, Gait Disorders, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Cerebral Palsy, Holoprosencephaly (HPE), Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease (CMT) and other related conditions. The vast majority of this department’s patients are referred from the organization’s orthopedists as well as from colleagues in Pediatric Developmental Disabilities and Rheumatology.
As an institution committed to caring for complex neurological conditions, the team conducts ongoing research to provide the most innovative treatment to this patient population. The team collaborates with Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Developmental Disabilities, and other medical team members to provide care to the whole child. Inpatient and outpatient care is provided to Scottish Rite for Children patients.
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For complete details and confidential consideration, please forward your CV and cover letter to:
Glenda Church Smith, Principal
Pediatric Search Partners