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Director of Neurohospitalist Program in Atlanta Metro

Northside Hospital

Last Updated: 8/9/19

Job Description

Northside Hospital – Forsyth is currently seeking to employ a top-quality Neurologist to start the Neurohospitalist program. This is not only an opportunity to start a service, but to do so at one of the top rated hospitals in Georgia and one of the best Stroke Programs in the Southeast.

**All submissions are treated with the upmost confidentiality**
•Average of 12 consults/day
•Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
•General and Stroke Call; Tele-Stroke Call available
•1 weeknight of call
•1 weekend of call/month
•Great support from Hospitalist services. Only round/consult on neurology patients on floor, ICU, or dedicated neuro unit.

Each of Northside’s three hospitals has earned The Joint Commission’s (TJC) Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care quality, receiving select Disease-Specific Care Certifications.
•Atlanta: Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Joint Replacement - Hip, Joint Replacement - Knee, Pre-Term Labor, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Advanced Primary Stroke Center
•Cherokee: Pneumonia, Joint Replacement - Hip, Joint Replacement - Knee, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Advanced Primary Stroke Center
•Forsyth: Pneumonia, Joint Replacement - Hip, Joint Replacement - Knee, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Advanced Certification in Heart Failure

All three hospitals have received quality achievement awards for heart failure and stroke care from the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines®.
•Atlanta: Heart Failure Award Gold Plus, Stroke Award Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Honor Roll
•Cherokee: Heart Failure Award Silver Plus, Stroke Award Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite
•Forsyth: Heart Failure Award Gold Plus, Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll, Stroke Award Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Honor Roll
•All three hospitals also achieved American Heart Association (AHA) Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Quality Achievement Awards, recognizing Northside’s commitment and success in implementing exceptional standards of care for heart attack patients.
•Forbes’ #1 Employer in Georgia; #18 Nationally
•Delivers more babies than any other single hospital (Atlanta campus only) in the United States.
•Diagnoses and treats the most cancer cases in Georgia.
•Diagnoses and treats the most breast cancer cases in the Southeast.
•Treats the most cases of prostate cancer and GYN cancer in Georgia.
•Ranks in the top one percent across all robotic surgery programs in the country.
•Has among the best survival rates in the country for bone marrow transplants.

Please contact us to learn more about this opportunity.



Company Details


Northside Hospital

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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