Mission Health Children’s Hospital – Pediatric Epileptologist and Pediatric Neurologist – Asheville, NC Mission Health is currently seeking both a Pediatric Epileptologist and Pediatric Neurologist to practice in western North Carolina’s only children’s hospital and epilepsy center. These positions will join a large multi-specialty practice located in Asheville in the mountains of western North Carolina and will be part of an innovative epilepsy team of clinical neurophysiologists and neurodiagnostic technologists.
Program/Position Highlights•Current team of 2 pediatric neurologists and 3 adult epileptologists•Strong support within the comprehensive epilepsy subspecialist team •Inpatient: EEG/ Epilepsy Monitoring/ICU EEG monitoring•Outpatient: EEG/ Ambulatory EEG/ Outpatient epilepsy evaluations•97 dedicated pediatric beds (including 10 bed PICU & 51 bed NICU)•Part of a Thompson Reuter Top 15 Health System serving 18 counties•Leadership opportunity for directing future growth and development•Level 3 accredited Epilepsy Center with a 4 bed Epilepsy monitoring unit•Looking to increase regional expansion through outreach clinics and telehealth.
Position Requirements •BC/BE by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology with Special Qualification in pediatric neurology•EEG/ Epilepsy Fellowship training (for epileptologist)•Licensed or eligible for medical licensure in North Carolina•4-5 years experience preferredCompetitive Benefits •Up to $10,000 in relocation assistance•Competitive compensation•Comprehensive benefits package•Malpractice insurance and paid CME
About Mission Children's Hospital and Specialists: Mission Children's Hospital has an annual average of 3,000 patient admissions to our pediatric inpatient units, 4,500 pediatric surgeries, and 14,000 pediatric visits to our Emergency Department. Each year approximately 700 ill and premature newborns receive life-saving care in our level III 51-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Our ambulatory facilities, including Fullerton Genetics, the SECU Cancer Center, and Reuter Outpatient Center including our Pediatric Imaging Center, offer a full range of pediatric specialty services, all situated in convenient modern outpatient settings. Collectively Mission has 60 Pediatric subspecialists in 22 different disciplines providing expert care in the childhood diseases, disorders, and conditions they treat. At Mission, we know that children have unique needs. We also believe that families belong together, especially during times of illness and hospitalization. This sensitivity allows us to create an atmosphere where parents and children feel comfortable and understood. Mission Hospitals have been caring for and treating children in this area for over 120 years. As our facilities, staff and medical technologies have grown, so has our commitment to providing children with compassionate medical care. Today, Mission provides the most comprehensive, specialized pediatric care in the region and beyond, treating patients with complex illnesses such as cancer and cystic fibrosis. We are... •The region’s first and only pediatric intensive care unit•The region’s only state-designated neonatal intensive care unit•A member of the Children’s Oncology Group, providing the national standard for pediatric cancer care•Home to the Olson Huff Center for Child Development, providing ongoing therapy and medical services for children with developmental delays•Western North Carolina’s only dedicated pediatric radiology service that offers fellowship-trained pediatric radiologists and pediatric MRI with “movie goggles” that dramatically reduce anxiety and the need for medication•Certified Child Life Specialists helping craft safe and nurturing care environments for our patients in all settings (inpatient, ED, outpatient, procedural)
Outreach services that include:•Children’s dental program, including the Children’s Mobile Dental Clinic and dental surgical services•Regional Asthma Disease Management Program•WNC SafeKids•Family Support Network•Perinatal EducationOur providers form a very special team committed to providing not only clinically excellent care, but also personalized, family-centered care for our patients and the families who love them. Mission Children's Hospital provides care to all children, regardless of their family's ability to pay.
About Mission Health: Mission Health, based in Asheville, N.C., is the state’s sixth-largest health system and the region’s only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health was recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems in 2012 and 2013 by Thomson Reuters and Truven Health Analytics, respectively. Mission Health is one of only two medium-sized health systems to receive this recognition in 2012 and 2013, and the only health system in North Carolina to achieve that distinction. Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates five hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women’s Health. Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center in Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, McDowell Hospital in Marion and Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. With approximately 8,800 employees and 700 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.
Mission Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center licensed for 730 beds and serves as the tertiary referral center for Western North Carolina. Mission Hospital’s Heart Services was named one of the nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics in 2013. For the third consecutive year, Mission Health System was named as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by Truven Health Anal...ytics. Mission Health System also has been recognized by The Commonwealth Fund as having one of the most effective quality improvement programs in US hospitals.