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Mount Sinai Epilepsy Center provides excellent patient care to people with epilepsy. Our Epilepsy Program spans the New York City metropolitan area with outpatient practices in multiple locations. In-hospital care is provided at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai, and Mount Sinai West. All inpatient locations are Level 4 Epilepsy Centers certified by the National Association of Epilepsy Center.
The Epilepsy Program is establishing a multifaceted ‘academic detailing’ effort and other outreach activities to provide subspecialty consultation and knowledge - sharing about advances and guidelines for epilepsy management, in the region, including with Mount Sinai affiliated practices as well as providers outside of the system.
Working collaboratively with a physician champion who has been recruited to lead this academic detailing and additional outreach efforts, the clinical outreach educator and coordinator will help educate clinicians within and outside the Mount Sinai Health System in the best evidence regarding epilepsy patient care relevant to their practices.
The clinical outreach educator applies effective, evidence-based social marketing techniques including 1-on-1 outreach education techniques to visit practices and engage in highly interactive dialogue that assesses and incorporates individual clinician’s needs, build relationships with primary care physicians and general neurologists, and share best evidence to successfully change practice patterns for improved epilepsy patient outcomes.
In addition, other outreach activities and responsibilities include:
- Manages and coordinates outreach events, epilepsy-related patient education community events, and other requests for organizations, businesses, and municipalities in order to attract patients.
- Markets and promotes services and programs on a scheduled basis.
- Strengthens existing relationships and cultivates new ones through working with existing physicians and new referring physicians alike.
- Strategically reaches out to facilities for easy referrals/consultations, and other marketing opportunities.
- Serve as a liaison between referring physicians and our epilepsy team.
- Coordinate professional presentations to community groups on educational topics.
Maintain the established plan in regards to the development of relationships and contacts, resulting in increased marketing, referrals, and overall community involvement.
Assist a physician who has expertise in the use of EMR for quality improvement and research in identifying possible outreach clinics in the Mount Sinai Health System (in collaboration with the Data Warehouse).
The job will require traveling to various clinic locations.
- 1-5 years of experience in outpatient clinics/hospital settings
- Prior experience is academic detailing methods and/or other outreach education to practices is preferred
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Organized and detail oriented
- Master of Time Management
- A good team player
- Able to accept new challenges
- Solid working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, and Excel database management
- Ability to build and maintain positive relationships
- Competency with equipment and medical information pertaining to health screenings
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