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Pediatric Institute: Neurologist, Neuromuscular Disorders

Requisition #:  46951     
Name of Location:   Scottish Rite
Work Schedule:  [[filter6]]
Employment Type:  Full-Time
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The Neurosciences Division at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is expanding to meet the needs of a growing pediatric community. Through a collaborative arrangement between Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Children’s Physician Group-Neurology serves as the primary provider of Neurology services at each of our three hospital campuses, and at various neighborhood locations in the metro Atlanta area.


The team is now recruiting a full-time, board-certified neurologist, with specialized training in neuromuscular disorders, as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatric neurology/neuromuscular disorders.  Preference will be given to those with 2 or more years of experience. This new faculty member will become an active member of the pediatric neurology clinical care team; focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of children with diseases of peripheral nerves, muscles, and the neuromuscular junction, and developing expertise as a clinical researcher.


Key facts about Children’s Physician Group-Neurology:

  • With nearly thirty pediatric neurologists and advanced practice providers, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta ranks among the top pediatric hospitals in the country for neurology.
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the nation’s largest pediatric neuroscience program, with more than 2,400 pediatric inpatient neurological and neurosurgical cases.
  • We offer one of the largest pediatric video-monitoring units in the country, with 13vEEG beds.
  • The Children’s Neurology Program, in conjunction with Emory University School of Medicine, offers ACGME-accredited pediatric neurology and clinical neurophysiology fellowships.
  • Graduate of an accredited, four-year medical school.
  • Graduate of an accredited, post-graduate residency program in Pediatrics.
  • Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff.

• Board Eligible/Board certified
• Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia
• Current DEA registration
• BLS certification is required. PALS certification


• Experience in respective clinical area


• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team member
• Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff
• Demonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities:
    o Personal organization and time management
    o Human relations and teamwork
    o Personal adaptability
    o Personal motivation
    o Listening


1. Provides patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children’s policies and procedures.
2. Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.
3. Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education.
4. Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in an acceptable manner.
5. Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication to facilitate patent care and appropriate reimbursement.
6. Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.
7. Participates in activities that enhance professional development, complete and maintain certification in BLS, PALS, or NALS (by 12/31/01) and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.
8. Performs other responsibilities as required.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids



Location Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Physician/PhD - Physician/PhD




Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 575 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for eleven consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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