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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner – Neurology
Based in Middletown, Conn., Middlesex Health, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, includes Middlesex Hospital, a not-for-profit magnet hospital with 275 beds, and two Middlesex Health Cancer Center locations. It also features three emergency departments and two urgent care centers, along with many other programs and services. Middlesex Health’s network of primary care physicians, medical and surgical specialists and other employees work to meet the needs of the Middlesex County and Connecticut shoreline communities.
Using innovative technology, Middlesex Health’s vision is to be the clear, first choice for medical care, and its mission is to provide the safest, highest-quality care and best experience possible.
We provide competitive compensation (with production RVU model), generous paid time off and good work-life balance. Reimbursement for CME, license, DEA. Malpractice coverage provided
To provide high quality and efficient patient care to Middlesex Health patients.
Physician Assistant (PA) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with experience in general neurology. Must be must be familiar and comfortable with diagnosing and treating general neurology patients (headache medicine, epilepsy, neuromuscular, vascular, neuroimmunology, neurocognitive/dementia, movement disorders). Must have the ability and expectation to build your own patient panel from new consults to follow up patients. Requires independent decision making, with immediate access to collaborate with other clinicians as appropriate and necessary. Involved in all aspects of care from obtaining detailed history, performing physical examinations, development and implementation of treatment plans, prescription of medications, ordering and interpretation of laboratory tests and diagnostic studies as well as performing some procedures. Comfortable with seeing an average of 15 patients per day. The ability to practice independently, while comfortable asking questions when appropriate and willing to discuss complicated /interesting cases that all neurology colleagues can learn from. Experience working with a diverse patient population (multicultural environment, with patients of all socioeconomic backgrounds).
Certification of satisfactory completion of an approved physician’s assistant program (PA) or advanced practice nurse practitioner (APRN) program
Connecticut Licensure as a physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner
Strong communication skills, detail oriented, and ability to work together as a team
Compliance with all Middlesex Health Medical Staff bylaws for maintenance of Middlesex Health privileges
Some experience with neuroradiology (reading MRI, CT, EEG, EMG)
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