Seeking a full-time (4.0 or 4.5 days/week) neurologist to join a highly
productive, skilled, and popular neurologist at AVH and selected outreach
clinic sites to help meet clinical demands for services and build a neurology
service for North Country Healthcare (system of 3 Critical Access Hospitals).
Provides office-based general neurology services to new and established patients (adolescents age 16 and older as well as adults) including:
- medication management
- education and counseling of patients and families
- ordering diagnostic tests
- referral to related other specialties (e.g., cardiology, orthopedics, pain management, pulmonology, sleep medicine) locally
- referral to subspecialty neurologists at tertiary care centers
- communication with PCP’s.
- Memory Loss
- Essential Tremor
- Parkinson's Disease
- Cognitive Impairment
- Multiple Sclerosis
Partners with other members of neurology team (e.g., neurologist colleague, radiologist, EEG technologists, MA’s and RN’s, physical therapists). Infrequently provides consultation for inpatients (0-3 times/week). More often provides curbside (unofficial) consultations to hospitalist and arranges to see patient in timely manner (<1-2 weeks) in office setting following discharge and/or specialized testing.
Essential Qualifications: Prefer candidates have prior experience (at least 2-5 years) in broad spectrum of general neurology. Prior experience in a small hospital or CAH desired. Ability to interpret EEG studies desirable but not required. Ability to perform Botox injections desirable but not required. Team oriented, collaborative, and patient focused. High level of customer service (patient satisfaction) is expected. Must be comfortable with rural nature of practice/hospital, only one neurology colleague, solo coverage, and AVH’s complement of specialists and diagnostic testing capacity. Selected new graduates from residency or fellowship training may be eligible.
The major strength of Androscoggin Valley Hospital (AVH) is found in its wide network of specialists who provide care throughout Coos and portions of Carroll County, NH. With wide-ranging specialties including, but not limited to, Audiology, Urology, Ear, Nose, Throat/Allergy, OB/GYN, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, and General Surgery, a number of our providers travel to multiple North Country locations, providing a seamless and convenient patient experience. A 25-bed critical access hospital, AVH also offers state-of-the-art Imaging technology: Mammography, CT Scan, Ultrasound, and MRI all received Gold Seal Accreditation by the American College of Radiology. AVH proudly offers a full complement of Physical Therapy services (Inpatient, Outpatient, and off-site) as well as Occupational Therapy (Inpatient and Outpatient.) The close relationship that AVH enjoys with Coos County Family Health Services yields multiple off-site Laboratory locations within their primary care clinics. Named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by iVantage numerous times, the providers, nurses, staff, and volunteers work tirelessly to personify the Hospital’s Mission to Deliver the Best Healthcare Experience to Every Patient, Every Day.
About North Country Healthcare (NCH):
North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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