(Neurology - Neuro) Locum Tenens

  • 86014
  • Neurology
  • November 16, 2018
  • 1 Saint Joseph Drive
  • Lexington, KY 40504
  • Regular 24;Weekend;On Call
  • December 04, 2018
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $168.00 - $180.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

(Neurology - Neuro) Locum Tenens

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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