Division of Epilepsy Director in Shreveport, LA
Division of Epilepsy Director
The Department of Neurology at Ochsner/LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana seeks a BC/BE Neurologist/Epileptologist for a full-time faculty position at an academic rank determined by level of experience and qualifications. The position comes with an attractive compensation package with guaranteed base salary as well as supplemental pay determined by productivity and potential grants. We are looking for a dynamic person to help in further development of our Epilepsy Clinic, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Epilepsy surgery. This includes the development of a clinical neurophysiology/epilepsy fellowship training program. The successful candidate is expected to have an active role in medical student and Neurology resident education and to participate in the on-call schedule as well as departmental activities including supervision in resident clinics, grand rounds as well as didactic conferences. We are able to sponsor J-1 visas.
We are located in the vibrant region of northwest Louisiana with a referral population of roughly a half a million. We are now partnered with Ochsner which comprises the largest healthcare system in the state and this recent partnership allows effective integration of the academic and clinical activity missions. We are committed to delivering optimal patient care no matter the financial status as we work to enhance neurological healthcare delivery to both insured and underserved patients in our referral area. We are also blessed with outstanding basic and translational research at our medical school with exciting avenues of research readily available including a state-of-the-art PET Center.
Shreveport is a city of roughly 200,000 and, with the sister city of Bossier City across the Red River, has a combined metropolitan area of roughly 375,000. We have an attractive cost of living, superlative schools as well as a number of cultural, recreational and entertainment venues as well as the cuisine, hospitality and diversity that Louisiana is famous for.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Letters of interest and CV should be directed to Roger E. Kelley, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Ocshner/LSU Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Hwy., Shreveport, LA 71130-3932.
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