Director of Epilepsy Program, Days (Physician, Medical Doctor)
Nemours - Wilmington, DE

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Nemours is seeking a Director of Epilepsy to join our team in Delaware.

As one of the nation's premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states: Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation's best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report , this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital, Nemours duPont Pediatrics provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

To keep pace with the changing health care environment and build a healthier future for our children, Nemours has embarked on a multi-phase expansion to create a children's hospital like no other in the region. Upon completion in June 2014, the hospital will include private patient rooms, a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and a new expanded Emergency Department.

Ranked among the top 50 children's hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery care by U.S. News & World Report , the Pediatric Neuroscience Center at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital in Wilmington, DE offers patients and families a disease-specific, patient-centered approach from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation through the integration of specialists from many different fields.

We are seeking a Medical Director of Epilepsy to expand and lead our Pediatric Epilepsy Center. The Medical Director for Pediatric Epilepsy should be clinically superb and entrepreneurial, have a broad and deep understanding of epilepsy and EEG, and be passionately committed to patient care and resident education.

The Medical Director will lead the clinical and research programs of our Epilepsy Center, will ensure the achievement of Level IV designation for the Epilepsy Center by NAEC, and will be an active advocate for the Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital Pediatric Epilepsy Center throughout the community. The Level IV Epilepsy Center will provide comprehensive patient-centered care through the expansion of our current services, which include outpatient diagnosis and therapy, inpatient monitoring and diagnosis, medical management, advanced surgical treatments for the most severe cases, rehabilitation and community outreach.

Applicants should be Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Neurology with special competence in Child Neurology and in Neurophysiology. Experience in an epilepsy program and in managing and developing physicians and staff, along with substantial research conducted in epilepsy care, is strongly preferred.

This individual will be eligible for faculty appointment at Jefferson Medical School.

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