University of Minnesota Health seeks a board-certified or board eligible (BC/BE), fellowship-trained vascular neurologist to support our Stroke and Telestroke expansion across the M Health Fairview care system.
The M Health Fairview care system is committed to providing the best healthcare experience with focus on 'optimal health and well-being’ for our patients. We seek individuals who can provide highest-level patient-centered care aligned to the goals and objectives of the M Health Fairview organization to achieve exceptional patient outcomes.
Canidate will join a network of academic physicians, fellows, residents, and APPs, providing care at our two comprehensive stroke centers, the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Southdale Hospital, in addition to inpatient telestroke services and emergent telestroke coverage at 10 spoke sites.
Provide direct inpatient care for patients with stroke and other complex neurovascular and neurological conditions
Facilitate transfers to quaternary centers for Neurovascular, Neurosurgical, Neurointerventional, and Neurocritical Care through telestroke
Prescribe lifestyle, medical, and interventional treatment to optimally reduce the risk of primary and secondary stroke.
Participate in clinical research including pivotal local, national, and international trials
Attend leadership meetings as deemed necessary
Participate in processes that promote continuous improvement in patient care
Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams throughout the continuum of care
Expertise, Credentials and Qualifications:
Expertise should be comprised of a medical degree, graduate of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency, and vascular neurology fellowship.
Prior telestroke experience is not required, but the individual should possess a strong interest in telemedicine and a desire to work collaboratively to provide for the stroke service needs of patients at M Health Fairview.
A commitment to educating trainees and contributing to clinical research is essential.
Scope of Practice:
The Stroke Neurologist will be an integral team member in the development and implementation of a Stroke service line across the healthcare continuum within the M Health Fairview system. This position emphasizes in-person inpatient and telemedicine inpatient clinical setting including, but not limited to: rapidly diagnosing emergent stroke, administering thrombolytic therapies, and triaging patients who require transfer for endovascular, stroke, and neurocritical care at our comprehensive stroke centers. Additional areas of telestroke focus include ensuring the highest standards of secondary stroke prevention are accessible across the care continuum. In addition to clinical responsibilities, our program emphasizes the clinical education of our fellows, residents, and medical students. We also have a core commitment to clinical research, including our role as an NIH StrokeNet hub.
University of Minnesota Physicians is a premier physician organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-focused specialty care in more than 100 specialty and subspecialty areas. Established in 1997, we have the widest range of specialists in the greater Twin Cities area with more than 850 physicians and 1,600 health professionals. From the classroom to the clinic, we are driven to be the leaders in patient cures and care.