The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System is currently recruiting for a Neurologist. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until June 30, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be January 11, 2021, with subsequent cut-off dates weekly on every Friday. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. NOTE: Highly qualified candidates may be eligible for a Recruitment/Relocation Incentive. Specializes in treating diseases that affect the human nervous system. It is a very prestigious and difficult medical specialty due to the complexity of the nervous system, which consists of the brain, the spinal cord and the peripheral nerves. Since the brain is the central command of the human body, the diseases affecting it have a significant negative impact on health and normal functioning. Highly trained in recognizing the early symptoms of nervous dysfunction, establishing its cause, the exact location of the problem and its potential treatment. Treats peripheral nerve disease, which may result in loss of muscle function, loss of tactile perception, loss of sensitivity to pain or temperature and even speech or eyesight impairment. Start the investigation of a particular patient by performing a neurological exam, which involves the assessment of basic brain function, and an individual evaluation of each peripheral nerve group. Encounter people who suffer from seizures, have lost their ability to move their limbs or have severe speech impairment Gains a basic understanding about the location of the problem within the nervous system. In some cases, identify the cause and the location of the affected region based on clinical examination only. Recognizes small symptoms and details in order to treat the disease in its incipient stages and save the patient's life. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8AM to 430PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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