Functional Neurosurgeon

Seattle, Washington
Mar 18, 2021
Position Type
Swedish Neuroscience Institute is seeking a full-time Functional Neurosurgeon. In this role, you will participate in a multidisciplinary approach to Epilepsy, Movement Disorders and other functional intervention programs. This position offers research opportunities and new technology approaches. Swedish has one of the oldest NAEC accredited Level IV adult epilepsy and deep brain stimulator programs in the country. Frame based, frameless and robot-assisted basal ganglia and thalamic electrodes, SEEG, grid and strip based electrocorticography, RNS Neuropace, VNS, Spinal stimulation, laser ablation and pain or spasticity pump placements are routinely done. There is a robust multi-state referral base for patients with Epilepsy, Movement Disorders or complex pain with multidisciplinary teams already in place for patient selection and long-term management. Enjoy collaborating in an innovative, academically-oriented institute and serve the Pacific Northwest from the cultural hub of Seattle, Washington.
  • Participation in Neurosurgical fellowship training program available
  • Integrated electronic health record on-site
  • Experience preferred, but new graduates are welcome to apply

Where You'll Work

Swedish Neuroscience Institute provides advanced, progressive treatment for a wide range of brain, spine and central nervous system conditions. With a roster of world-class neurologists and neurosurgeons, leading-edge operating rooms and a specially trained inpatient neurology team, the Swedish Neuroscience Institute provides a world-class level of care to improve patient outcomes. Swedish uses telemedicine technology to expand its expertise to patients near and far.

Where You'll Live

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest's largest urban center, with a metro population of 3.25 million, and is home to world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Home to the world's biggest tech giants, Seattle offers some of the highest minimum wages in the country, along with a notable music and arts scene, outdoor lifestyle and amazing coffee.

Who You'll Work For

Swedish is a comprehensive health network with a long history of excellence. The Seattle-based system operates five hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, and more than 115 primary and specialty care clinics. Part of the Providence family, Swedish is world-renowned for its innovative and ground-breaking diagnoses, treatments and medical research at its five award-winning institutes: cancer, digestive health, heart and vascular, neuroscience and orthopedic. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person it serves.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 13897

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