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Epilepsy Medical Director (Seattle area - Bellevue, WA, USA

Job Description

The EHA Epilepsy Medical Program Director is a leadership position that will oversee and further develop the Eastside Health Alliance (EHA) Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. The ideal candidate will have a system of care, team-based approach to guiding multidisciplinary teams in implementing evidence-based practice for best patient care aligning with the mission, vision, and values of EHA.

Job Duties:

Clinical responsibilities may include guiding and participating in the acute, chronic, and tertiary care of epilepsy patients, EEG interpretation, intracranial electroencephalography, and evaluation of patients for epilepsy surgery, including stereo EEG, Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy, intra and extra-operative functional brain mapping and neurostimulation, both in implantable devices and in the Neuromonitoring Unit (75%)

Administrative responsibilities include growth, relationship building across sites of services, building referral pathways, developing outreach initiatives within the community, and guiding our overall Epilepsy Program. Devoted to supporting outpatient clinic, inpatient service, neurosurgical candidate screening, and enhancement of seizure and epilepsy care pathways (25%).

Specific Breakdown of campus care

25% Evergreen Campus

25% Overlake Campus

25% Hospital (inpatient/OR)

25% Admin  

Position Highlights:

  • Serve in a leadership role to develop, coordinate, and implement comprehensive Epilepsy capabilities
  • Strong commitment to clinical collaboration and care pathway process expansion
  • Opportunities for clinical research and advancing surgical interventions
  • Will provide clinical care to epilepsy and general neurology patients

  Basic Qualifications

  • Fellowship training in epilepsy or neurophysiology required
  • 4  years of leadership experience required
  • Board Certified in Neurology
  • Physician licensed in Washington  or eligible for medical licensure in Washington, required

The Eastside Health Alliance (EHA) is a strategic joint venture between EvergreenHealth and Overlake Medical Center structured to serve the growing and dynamic Eastside Seattle community. https://www.eastsidehealthalliance.org/

Overlake Medical Center  is a 349-bed, nonprofit regional medical center offering a full range of advanced medical services to the Puget Sound region. Led by a volunteer board of trustees, we employ nearly 3,000 people and have some 1,000 active and courtesy providers on our medical staff, including more than 200 providers who are employed by the organization. Overlake Medical Center is located in Bellevue, WA.

EvergreenHealth  is a physician led, integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. A staff of 5,000 provides clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, womens and childrens services, pulmonary care, infectious disease and travel medicine, and home care and hospice services.  EvergreenHealth  is located in Kirkland, WA.

Contact Email: chris.thompson@overlakehospital.org
Employer: Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Location: Bellevue, WA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Neurology
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