(Neurology - Neuro) Locum Tenens

Location: Kentucky - Lexington
Duration: Permanent - Part Time
Job ID: 1341609
Category: Neurology - General/Other
Job Updated: 04/15/19
Job Description & Requirements
(Neurology - Neuro) Locum Tenens -
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: Regular 24;Weekend;On Call Pay Rate: $168.00 - 180.00

Lexington, KY Neurology coverage.
  • This facility is an advanced primary stroke center certified by the JC and has a high volume of acute code stroke activations. The expectation is a neurology will respond in-person to these calls averaging 1-3 per 24 hours. The neurologist will be expected to see 5-10 new patients daily and consult on 5-10 follow ups daily. 

  • Average daily visits: 10-15 

  • # of hospital admissions per week: 35 

  • Average # of phone calls per night: 0-3 

  • Consults per night: 2 

  • # of admissions while on call: 0 

  • Paging system: Yes 

  • On-call physician for after-hours admission to the hospital. Locum must respond for stroke  

  • ICU involvement: Yes 

  • ER coverage: Yes 

  • Supervising is NOT required 

  • Hospitalist bed size: 220 

  • Trauma level: Not related 


Job Benefits
Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company
Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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Contact information

Company: Staff Care
Address: ATTN: Tyler Correa
Call: (888) 647-3499, ext:7335

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