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Physician Assistant-Headache Neurology

Company: Inova
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Specialty APP Fellowship (12 months) - Headache NeurologyInova is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) interested in completing a 12 month fellowship in Headache Neurology. This outpatient-based fellowship training year will provide didactic and hands-on/in-clinic educational instruction as well as extensive exposure to/experience in conducting clinical research and supervising an in-clinic headache "rescue room"/infusion center.An Advanced Practice Provider Fellow (APP Fellow) is a Board Certified Physician Assistant responsible for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with an attending physician, with oversight and guidance by a primary APP preceptor. As a trainee, the APP Fellow will receive preceptor guidance and teaching delivered by a senior advanced practice provider or attending physician. The APP Fellow is expected to manage direct patient care as a dominant aspect of the role. He/she is responsible for coordination of patient care and participation in collaborative medical care with multidisciplinary teams. The APP Fellow is expected to participate in protected, non-clinical didactic education in the form of lectures, simulation, skills labs, case studies, presentations, and other components of the curriculum as determined by the coordinator and director.Clinical Practice & Management of Care: Provides safe therapeutic care in holistic and systemic way to include the assessment and overall management of care for a specified patient population under the supervision of an MD. Exercises graduated independent judgement in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures in accordance with the Advanced Practice Provider licensure regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and as delineated in the writtenTeamwork: Communicates effectively and works collaboratively with others. Demonstrates respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines and uses an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes. Evidence-based/Best Practice: Utilizes evidenced-based standards, guidelines, and protocols for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice. Professional Development: Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning.Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute is a regional leader in the diagnosis, treatment and research of complex neurological conditions involving the brain, spine and nervous system. With twelve , the Institute is the largest program of its kind in Northern Virginia. Our highly trained and nationally recognized physicians treat a wide range of conditions, including neurotrauma, spine conditions, epilepsy, movement disorders, brain and spinal tumors, memory disorders and stroke and cerebrovascular disease. Our comprehensive research program is committed to the advancement of treatment protocols. Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute employs a multidisciplinary approach so that patients and their families experience expert, coordinated care from diagnosis through rehabilitation.Full time position with compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid time off, CME reimbursement, as well as defined contribution retirement plans.

Keywords: Inova, Washington DC , Physician Assistant-Headache Neurology, Healthcare , Fairfax, DC

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