Under the direction of faculty physicians, this position will assist with the care and management of patients with neurological diseases in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Evaluate and admit patients to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU). Obtain medical histories and perform physical/neurological examinations. Order diagnostic studies and formulate treatment plans.
Participate in the daily care and management of inpatients in consultation with supervising faculty physicians. Provide appropriate follow-up and continuity of care for patients upon discharge from the EMU. Manage patients on an outpatient basis under the supervision of faculty physicians. Assist with teaching of nurses, medical students, neurology residents, and neurophysiology fellows
Provide cross-coverage for stroke service.
Maintain documentation of services in the electronic medical record including assignment of ICD and CPT codes for patient billing.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position. Requires registration, certification or licensure with the appropriate agency and three years of experience.
Bilingual Spanish/English speaking preferred. Experience using an electronic medical record
Work Location: University Hospital (4502 Medical Dr.)
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