Memorial Healthcare System, one of the largest public healthcare systems in the country, is looking for a fellowship-trained epilepsy specialist to join its growing epilepsy program. All candidates should be BE/BC in epilepsy or clinical neurophysiology. Candidate should have interest and experience in epilepsy surgery, particularly in applying stereotactic electroencephalography (SEEG) monitoring for seizure localization and mapping.
Memorial’s comprehensive epilepsy program has been recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center since 2014. The Center’s multidisciplinary team includes neurologists with fellowship training in neurophysiology and epilepsy, a fellowship trained functional neurosurgeon, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, two ARNPs, a psychologist and an epilepsy-experienced nursing staff. The active Epilepsy Center at Memorial has evolved in recent years to become recognized as a regional referral center for the diagnosis and management of epilepsy across its entire spectrum. Services include an epilepsy monitoring unit, epilepsy surgery for patients with intractable epilepsy (using SEEG), intracranial monitoring and brain mapping, NeuroPace/RNS surgery and other brain modulation procedures.
This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers a competitive benefits and compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
About Memorial Neuroscience Institute
Memorial Neuroscience Institute uses advanced technology and innovative procedures to treat a broad spectrum of neurological conditions, including neuro oncological, neurovascular, neuromuscular and neuroinflammatory. The institute offers a wide range of surgical services including pituitary surgery, functional neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery and spine surgery. Memorial Neuroscience Institute also offers minimally invasive procedures such as image-guided brain surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery and neurovascular intervention. The institute has been named a Neuroscience Institute of Excellence, is a Level 4 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC), is an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and has been awarded the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award for excellence in treating stroke.
About South Florida
South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, zoos and wildlife refuges, a vibrant arts community, museums and world-class dining. South Florida’s high quality of life – including year-round summer weather, exciting multiculturalism and no state income tax – attracts new residents from all over the country and around the world.
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About Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few.
Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home.
Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.