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Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist (Physician - FT)

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 30147
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Neurology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 27261039132876-Neurology - Pediatric
Location: Charlotte - 2608 E 7th St Charlotte

Overview

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Division of Child Neurology seeks a Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist to join their growing team in Charlotte, NC.  The division currently has 10 child neurologists, including 4 epileptologists, 1 movement disorders specialist, and 5 general child neurologists, along with 5 advance practice professionals.  
 
Responsibilities will include:
•    Clinical care in inpatient and ambulatory settings with an emphasis on neuromuscular disorders
•    Conduct electrophysiologic studies, including EMG/NCV
•    Participate in the Pediatric MDA Clinic
•    Prescribe gene therapy treatments, including those for SMA and DMD
•    Share inpatient call 1:7 with other child neurologists
•    Education of residents and medical students
•    Optional participation in research and quality improvement projects
 
With 236 beds, Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC.  It serves high patient acuity and offers 150 pediatric subspecialists in over 30 pediatric specialties.  Our educational mission includes training highly competitive pediatric residents and participating in medical student education.  We offer an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work. LCH also has an endowed muscular dystrophy translational research lab that conducts cutting edge research in gene therapy.  LCH is repeatedly ranked among the best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, most recently in 8 pediatric specialties for 2020-2021, including Neurology & Neurosurgery.