UNIV - Neurohospitalist - Department of Neurology

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 2/13/2023

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Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

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CC000985 UNIV | COM Neurology CC

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Job Description Summary

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Department of Neurology seeks a qualified individual to join the faculty as the Residency Program Director. Board certified Neurologists of all subspecialities are welcome to apply. Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply. MUSC Neurology is not accepting VISA candidates at this time.

Job Description

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has had an Adult Neurology Residency Program since 1956. It is a categorical 4 year program with a complement of 32 residents (8 residents per class). Residents in the program benefit from training in the largest academic neurology department and tertiary medical center in the state of South Carolina with subspecialists in all areas of neurology. While many choose to stay for fellowships at MUSC, residents routinely match into top fellowship programs throughout the country. The residency program is well established and has many strengths to ensure the success of a new program director including:

  • Department and college leadership who fully support graduate medical education
  • Two associate program directors
  • Two program coordinators
  • Newly renovated large neuro-education suite
  • Newly renovated neurology clinic space
  • An opportunity to build an educational collaboration with King’s College in London
  • An education first program where residents have the time and support to follow their passions

Already a strong program, the department of neurology is looking for a candidate to take the program to the next level and make it the destination program in the Southeast. Interested candidates should have experience in and passion for neurology education as well as an interest in innovation.  

The Department of Neurology at MUSC is a rapidly growing academic program located in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is one of the most historic cities in the southeastern United States and offers a wide variety of recreational activities including swimming, sailing, kayaking, fishing and golf. There are numerous excellent restaurants, and the Spoleto Festival brings exceptional cultural events to the area every year.

MUSC Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)
Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 150 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 200 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be able to maintain bi-lateral hand movement skills. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Additional New Requirements: Ability to maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work rotating shifts. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

Additional Job Description

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to:

Jonathan Edwards, Professor and Chair of Neurology,
Medical University of South Carolina,

96 Jonathan Lucas Street – Clinical Sciences Building, Suite 301 CSB

Charleston SC 29425

or via email to edwardsjc@musc.edu

MUSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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