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We seek a board-certified neurologist who is fellowship trained in neurocritical care for the Illinois Neurological Institute at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. As part of the larger team of Inpatient Neuroscientists, the neurointensivist would be expected to cover various services neurocritical care, stroke, general neurology, consult neurology, and teleneurology. As these other services would be shared with inpatient dedicated neurologists, the coverage schedule for the neurointensivist would favor the neurocritical care rotation.
This is a full-time, salary-supported position. You will serve as a staff neurointensivist and will be responsible for providing primary medical management of patients within the unit, as well as oversight and collaboration with other practitioners who provide care in the unit. You will additionally participate in neurocritical care practice efficiencies, quality improvement programs, and educational activities for medical students, residents, nurses, and allied health professionals who provide care in the neurocritical care areas.
Neurological care services associated with the INI include: a 18-bed neuroscience intensive care unit, 9-bed neuro intermediate unit, 35-bed neurology/neurosurgery unit, 26-bed rehabilitation unit (CARF certified), dedicated neurosurgical operating room staff with an intraoperative MRI available, designated outpatient neurological diagnostic center, designated video EEG-monitored beds, and a sleep disorders center (AASM accredited).
There is a clear expectation that you will be engaged in academic scholarly activities to include clinical research, curriculum development, and/or other editorial or primary medical authorship. As part of our team, youll be given a faculty appointment with the University of Illinois College of Medicine which includes the opportunity to form a direct relationship with our residents and fellows. We have 16 neurology and 11 neurosurgery residents in our ACGME accredited programs. In 2016, our service line will also include a vascular fellow, as well as a neuro-radiology fellow.
The Illinois Neurological Institute (INI), the neurological care provider for downstate Illinois and the surrounding region, provides a full spectrum of adult and pediatric care for illnesses affecting the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve in a distinctive environment melding research, teaching, and tertiary care medicine. The INI supports well-established, on-site residency training programs in neurology and neurosurgery.
Opportunity to collaborate with JUMP Trading Simulation and Education Center on site.
The neuroscience intensive care unit supports all aspects of care for critically-ill patients with primary neurological disorders. The INI, based at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, has a 131 year history of commitment and dedicated service as the major referral center to the 23-county region of north-central Illinois.
OSF HealthCare owned and operated by The Sisters for the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of eleven hospitals and medical centers, one long-term care facility, and two colleges of nursing. Additionally, OSF Medical Group is a primary care physician network consisting of more than 800 primary care, specialist physicians, and advanced practice providers. OSF Healthcare is consistently recognized as one of the top integrated health care networks in the United States, achieving SDI's "Top 100" rating for over ten years. To align our care delivery system more closely with physicians, we have developed clinical service lines in cardiac, neurosciences and pediatrics. OSF HealthCare owns an extensive network of home health services known as OSF Home Care Services and also owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., comprised of healthcare-related businesses, and OSF Healthcare Foundation, the philanthropic are for OSF Healthcare System and OSF Home Care Service.