Director of Clinical Research - Movement Disorders and Functional Neurosurgery

Location
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Posted
Nov 29, 2020
Ref
604849
Position Type
Permanent
Job Details

The Center for Neurological Restoration at the Cleveland Clinic is recruiting for a Director of Clinical Research in Movement Disorders and Functional Neurosurgery to join our multi-disciplinary group practice in Northeast Ohio. The Movement Disorders and Functional Neurosurgery Section under the Center for Neurological Restoration is one of the largest clinical programs in the country, with unlimited clinical-research potential, residing within a diverse, multidisciplinary academic Neurological Institute. We are seeking Clinician Researchers with advanced training in Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation, and a passion for leading and growing the clinical trials and research program of the Section. The Director of Research will have the support of a dedicated research supervisor, 15 research coordinators, the Center's own biostatistician and clinical trial design expert, and the patient base from 10 Fellowship-trained movement disorders specialists, 3 functional neurosurgeons, 2 neuropsychologists 2 bioethicists, and 7 advanced practice providers. Our collaborative multi-disciplinary programs have been designated as the state of Ohio's only Parkinson Disease Center of Excellence, the region's Huntington Disease Center of Excellence,

We are seeking individuals with experience and research interest in:
  • Deep Brain Stimulation/Functional Neurosurgery
  • Electrophysiology/Brain mapping
  • Clinical trials
  • Patient outcomes/Neuro-technology
  • Biomarkers/Genetics/Neuroimaging
  • Health services research and more

Opportunities exist to collaborate world-class clinicians and leaders throughout the Neurological Institute which has almost 1,200 caregivers. In 2019, amongst the 18 clinical institutes within Cleveland Clinic, our Neurological Institute ranked #1 in Clinical Research Funding ($28.56M, 28% - direct costs) followed by the Heart and Vascular Institute ($18.36M,18% - direct costs). Our team sees more than 20,000 patients annually, performs almost 5,000 procedures, nearly 2,000 infusions and is the leader in virtual visits and delivery of care by Telemedicine. We are a varied group with neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, psychologists and advanced practice providers. Additional opportunities exist to collaborate with the faculty and medical students of Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (the ?College Program?) and Case Western Reserve University (the ?University Program?); the basic and translational scientists of the Lerner Research Institute; the 9 Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals and several Family Health Centers in Northeast Ohio, as well as Cleveland Clinic Florida, Nevada, Toronto, Abu Dhabi and London.

This dynamic position commands an extremely competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including but not limited to:
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision coverage
  • Comprehensive disability and life insurance benefits
  • Medical malpractice & tail coverage provided
  • Generous time away coverage for vacation, sick time, holidays and CME meeting time
  • Highly competitive retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Faculty appointment available at the Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine

This is a great opportunity to advance your career and take on a leadership role. Abundant opportunities exist to teach medical students, residents and our clinical and research fellows in Movement Disorders (4) and Functional Neurosurgery (2).

Interested parties p lease include a current CV and letter of interest with your application

Cleveland Clinic's vision is to become the best place for care and the best place to work in healthcare.We are committed to providing a safe, stable, and financially fulfilling work environment. Even in these uncertain times, Cleveland Clinic is ambitiously investing in growth. Being a physician-led organization means doing what is best for the patients, every day.

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers.Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has named us the No. 2 hospital in the nation. Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995.

Thirteen Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in February 2021.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 4,200 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lodi Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Union Hospital. Ashtabula County Medical Center is also an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic. With approximately 5,895 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

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