07.01.2014 – Pediatric Epileptologist
Pediatric Epileptologist – University of Mississippi Medical Center
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is seeking a Pediatric Neurologist/Epileptologist at the assistant, associate or professor level to join a practice of three Pediatric Neurologists (including one Pediatric Epileptologist), two Adult Epileptologists, one Pediatric Neurology Nurse Practioner, one Epilepsy Dietitian and one Pediatric Epilepsy Surgeon. The Children’s Hospital at UMMC is the primary site of clinical practice and is the only children’s hospital in the state with a full array of specialty services. Our division provides inpatient and outpatient neurological consultations, management of general child neurology and complex epilepsy patients, and staffs a two bed Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring unit, now expanding to four beds. We have epilepsy management programs in dietary, surgical and medical therapies.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is a vibrant academic health center located in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi with schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, health-related professions and a graduate school. Other on-site facilities include the Batson Children’s Hospital, the Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants, the Conerly Critical Care Hospital and the University Hospital.
The Greater Jackson area is a family-oriented place to live with minimal traffic, access to a large reservoir for outdoor water activities, and convenient access to an airport serviced by multiple airlines. New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast are also within a three-hour drive.
Candidates should have an D.O., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and be board-certified/eligible in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology. Special interest/training in epilepsy/neurophysiology is a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should email their CV to:
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216