30+ days ago


Minneapolis, MN


The Minneapolis VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is actively recruiting a full-time, board-certified Academic Neurologist with added expertise in epilepsy management to serve as the Medical Director for the Minneapolis VA Epilepsy Center of Excellence (ECOE).

The Minneapolis VAHCS ECOE is a national leader in evaluation, cutting-edge treatment and clinical research involving Veterans with epilepsy and enjoys rich collaboration with other regional ECOEs at the Madison, Portland and Seattle VA facilities.  In addition to the ECOE, the Department of Neurology is affiliated with multiple specialty centers within the Minneapolis VAHCS including: Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center, Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders Center, Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence, ALS Center of Excellence, Headache Center of Excellence, VISN 23 Comprehensive Pain Center, Affiliate site for Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC), and will begin a new Deep Brain Stimulation implant program in 2021.  Fiscal year 2019 included 26.8 million in total research expenditures.

The successful candidate is fellowship trained in EEG with experience in epilepsy monitoring and management of epilepsy in the outpatient and inpatient settings and must hold added subspecialty certification in Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology.  The preferred candidate also holds Certification in Epilepsy Monitoring through the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology.  A track record of peer-reviewed publication and post-fellowship clinical experience in epilepsy monitoring is also desired.

The individual will be expected to engage in program development within the Minneapolis VA ECOE including; 1) evaluation and management of epilepsy patients in inpatient and outpatient settings, 2) interpret diagnostic standard, ambulatory, ICU and continuous video-EEG monitoring, 3) perform epilepsy pre-surgical evaluations, 4) precept medical students and neurology residents in outpatient general neurology clinics and on the neurology inpatient-consultation service, 5) educate clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy fellows, and 6) actively participate in research activities.

The physician will participate in the Neurology on-call rotation on a regular basis.  The position offers academic appointment with the University of Minnesota School of Medicine – Department of Neurology at an academic rank commensurate with level of experience.

Mon-Fri  8am – 4:30 pm

Bonus/Relocation incentive may be available for qualified candidates

Education Debt Reduction Program may be available for qualified candidates up to $200K! .

Practice evidence-based, patient centered medicine in a high-tech environment without the hassles of running a practice, high malpractice premiums and associated overhead costs.

The VHA offers an attractive comprehensive compensation package that includes professional development and work/life balance.

With 10 Federal Holidays, 26 work days of annual leave, 13 annual sick days (unlimited accrual) and robust federal benefits.

A current, unrestricted license from any US state allows you to practice in any VHA facility anywhere

I look forward to assisting you.

Please feel free to share this opportunity with any physician that you feel would be a good fit in helping to serve our Nation’s Heroes!

Contact: Charles Long

VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant