Chairperson, Department of Urology: Lenox Hill Hospital

Employer
Northwell Health Physician Partners
Location
New York, New York
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1956797
Specialty
Urology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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As we expand our urological health services across Northwell Health, we are seeking a new Department of Urology Chairperson at Lenox Hill Hospital. This exciting position offers the opportunity to lead and continue to develop the department at LHH.

Mission position:

The Department of Urology at Northwell/Lenox Hill Hospital provides the very best in comprehensive urologic care in Manhattan and the metropolitan area.  Our exceptional services include minimally-invasive treatment of the prostate, bladder, and kidneys.

The mission of the Department is to advance the frontiers of urologic care.  Our urologic physicians, who are also faculty of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell are instrumental in providing excellent quality care as well as developing novel education programs.

Qualifications:

  • M.D. Degree or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine.
  • Completion of Residency with Board Certification or eligibility.
  • Currently licensed as a physician in the State of New York.
  • Outstanding communication and management skills and an ability to work collaboratively with medical staff and hospital management.
  • Must possess recent experience in generally accepted and currently used methods and techniques.

Department of Urology

Northwell Health’s Arthur Smith Institute for Urology has seen tremendous growth over the past five years within Long Island, New York City, and Westchester; with the goal of providing comprehensive, integrated health care and wellness services. Our physicians have vast experience in minimally invasive procedures to treat all urologic diseases including those affecting the bladder, kidneys, male genitalia, and prostate.

About Lenox Hill Hospital

Lenox Hill Hospital is a 652-bed, acute care hospital located on Manhattan's Upper East Side. A staple in the community for more than 150 years, the hospital has earned a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. The mission of Lenox Hill Hospital is to deliver outstanding healthcare with compassion and respect, to promote wellness in its communities, and to advance the field of medicine through education and research.

Why choose us?

Northwell Health includes 23 award-winning hospitals and more than 650 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester.

We have established a transformative relationship with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), a world-leader in cancer research, which promises to speed the advance of novel cancer diagnostic and therapeutic discoveries. The strategic affiliation to align CSHL's world-class cancer research with Northwell’s growing network of clinical services encompassing more than 16,000 new cancer cases annually across the metropolitan area. CSHL has made seminal discoveries that have helped diagnose and treat cancer patients, including the discovery of the first human cancer gene in 1982. The CSHL Cancer Center has been a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center since 1987, and is the only such center on Long Island.

In addition, The Feinstein Institute currently has more than 2,000 research studies being conducted with more than 15,000 participants enrolled each year. Our state-of-the-art laboratories provide the infrastructure needed to conduct groundbreaking, disease-oriented research. They also house the largest genotyping facility in the state of New York. The Feinstein Institute ranks in the top 5th percentile of all National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants awarded to research centers. Kevin J. Tracey is president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and professor of Molecular Medicine and Neurosurgery at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. He is a leader in the study of the molecular basis of inflammation. 

All candidates will receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement.  Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the fifth largest medical group in the country.  Academic Appointment to The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience.

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