University of Utah: Neurointensivist / Neurocritical Care Specialist

Neurocritical Care Physicians wanted to join the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah, Neurocritical Care Unit. The appointment may be at the assistant or associate professor rank in the career or tenure line program, depending upon qualifications. The Neurocritical Care Unit (NCCU) has 23 beds, portable Head CT scanning, invasive neuromonitoring, continuous EEG and state of the art technology (dedicated ultrasound and bronchoscopy equipment). The Unit has a new medical director, and a total of 7 multi-disciplinary neurocritical care physicians. Staffing model will include dedicated NCCU in-house daytime and night time shifts as well as clinical responsibilities in telemedicine neurocritical and emergency/acute care. The Unit has 5 Advanced Practice Clinicians (Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants) and a UCNS accredited fellowship program. The unit is also staffed by neurology and neurosurgery residents, dedicated neurocritical nurses, nurse educators, respiratory therapists, dedicated pharmacists and patient-care technicians. There is a wide range of neurological and neurosurgical subspecialties together with advanced endovascular neurology capabilities. Opportunities are available for clinical and/or basic research in the field. Applicants should be board certified or eligible for the neurocritical care boards.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to:


Please contact Dr. Stefan Pulst at the AAN Annual Meeting (May 4th – 10th, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA) or email


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The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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