Job ID: 289414239  |  Last Updated: 9/16/2020


Palmetto Health USC Medical Group
Columbia, SC
Applicant Contact
Andrew Hartsoe
Director, Healthcare Provider Recruitment
(803) 296-3848

Job Description

We are rapidly expanding our Neuroscience service line which includes the Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Neurocritical Care. By February 2017, the 8 bed Neuroscience ICU will move into a fully renovated state-of-the-art 15 bed unit. We are looking for multiple Neurointensvist who are committed to the practice of multidisciplinary neurocritical care and have the desire to contribute to the development of the Neuroscience ICU and the overall Neuroscience service line. Palmetto Health Richland is a Level One Trauma Center, regional Stroke Center, and tertiary referral center for central South Carolina. The hospital currently supports numerous residency and fellowship programs, including a residency in Neurology and a fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine. The successful candidates will be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. As the program grows, the opportunity for protected time for research and residency teaching may be developed.

Our stroke volumes are about 1300 per year with over 100 cerebral aneurysms. We are in a significant growth phase with increasing stroke volumes, thrombolysis administration, endovascular procedures, and Neurocritical Care requests. As a leader in stroke care in South Carolina, we continue to expand our services to our patients.

The Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit company that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers from two of South Carolinas most respected organizations Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. We are the Midlands regions largest multispecialty, clinically integrated medical group and 11th largest employer.

Combining the medical excellence, compassionate care and clinical research expertise of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine with the advanced technologies of Palmetto Health, our health system partner, we go beyond caring for people to caring about people.

Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group includes:

87 physician practices in 100 locations
Nearly 500 physicians and advanced care providers (including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other providers who will care for patients)
A staff of 2,700 team members
370,000 patients cared for by our providers
One million patient visits last year to our providers.
This is only the beginning of our transformation of how we deliver medical care to our community. Combining the heritage of a medical school that has taught many of the health care providers in our community and the patient-centric approach of a modern health care system, we offer the best of what both organizations have to offer.

Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group allows patients to access the depth and breadth of both of our parent organizations, offering improved care and expanded research collaboration opportunities. USC School of Medicine students will learn in an inter-professional and team-based environment, ensuring the next generation of physicians is positioned to build the knowledge they need to provide excellent care in the future.

We look to build something new by reimagining possibilities and are guided by our firm commitment to our Vision, To be known for clinical excellence and remembered for compassionate care.

In 2015, Medscape Medical News listed Columbia, SC as the 7th Best place to practice medicine. Centrally located in the state, Columbia is South Carolina's capital and home to most every amenity expected of a metropolitan area. From SEC and minor league sports to beautiful rivers and parks along with shopping and dining, Columbia offers something for every age and interest. This ideal location makes us only a couple of hours from some of the most spectacular beaches and lush Blue Ridge Mountains.

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