Associate Director, Laboratories

Employer
Northwell Health Physician Partners
Location
Manhasset, New York
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Closes
Nov 24, 2021
Ref
2064742
Specialty
Pathology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Northwell Health and North Shore University Hospital seeks a qualified M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. physician, to provide leadership in laboratory medicine as Associate Director for the clinical laboratories at North Shore University Hospital of the Northwell Health system.

With 738 beds and a staff of more than 4,000 specialty and sub-specialty physicians, North Shore University Hospital is a quaternary care and flagship hospital of Northwell Health, with specialized centers of excellence supporting cardiac, liver and renal transplant, advanced heart failure, level 1 trauma, maternal fetal medicine and neurosurgery. As a teaching hospital for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, it provides a wide range of specialty and sub-specialty residency programs, postgraduate training programs and clinical fellowships to educate the clinicians of the future.

This individual will provide visible and accessible leadership for all aspects of laboratory medicine, acting as a primary liaison with laboratory senior leadership and administrative staff, referring clinicians, and hospital and medical leadership. Responsibilities will also include ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements of CAP, CLIA, and the State of New York Department of Health; providing leadership for and management of the technologist workforce; rigorous attention to safety and quality management programming; and coordination with Laboratory Information Services.

This individual will be a faculty member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and will have academic rank in accordance with qualifications. This individual will be expected to support the education of physicians-in-training at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and education of other medical professionals including technologists, supervisors, and managers. Direct reporting will be to the Medical Director of North Shore University Hospital Laboratories.

Required qualifications include board certification in Clinical Pathology (CP) or in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP); with subspecialty CP training, data science skills or substantive experience in leadership of a complex tertiary-care hospital laboratory preferred. The individual will be expected to have, or successfully obtain, a New York State license to practice medicine (M.D.s) and to hold or be eligible for the appropriate New York State Certificates of Qualification. An academic background with demonstrated academic accomplishments is desirable.

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