Mount Sinai Health System
New York, New York
Feb 17, 2021
Feb 17, 2022
Pulmonary Disease
Per Diem
Position Type

The Critical Care division at Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Queens seek Intensivists. Full Time, Per Diem and Night Intensivist positions available!

Mount Sinai Hospital Positions:

The Critical care division Mount Sinai Hospital seeks a Rapid Response Team attending and a Night Intensivist.

The Rapid Response Team (RRT) attending physicians have clinical responsibility in a service that is dedicated to providing early intensive care style intervention in non-ICU patients in order to reduce their likelihood of needing to be transferred to an ICU and to reduce their overall morbidity and mortality.  The RRT physician will be responsible to evaluate, treat and triage patients throughout the hospital in conjunction with the RRT NP, RRT respiratory therapist, Critical Care fellows and other health care providers (e.g., primary medical doctor, intensivists) as necessary.   Procedures that might be required at the bedside include ACLS, cardioversion, central venous catheterization, arterial line insertion, tracheal intubation, thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, paracentesis and lumbar puncture.  Excellent multidisciplinary skills, outstanding communication, flexibility and the ability to make decisions in a fast paced high risk environment are essential.

The night intensivist position provides care to critically ill patients. They are responsible for supervising the medicine house staff in the Critical Care Unit. The night intensivist evaluates patients who may require critical care, when called from the Emergency Department or other inpatient units. They are also responsible for leading emergency responses and supervising the medical house staff in Medical Code, Rapid Response, and Sepsis Code Teams. The night intensivist performs requested consultations for emergencies in other critical care units -  Surgical, Cardiac, Neurologic, Cardiothoracic ICUs. They also supervises and teaches the medicine house staff who staff MICU, critical care consultation and emergency response teams.

Mount Sinai Queens Positions:

The Critical care division Mount Sinai Queens in Astoria, NY, is recruiting ICU Hospitalists and Day and Night intensivists to care for patients admitted to the critical care unit and intermediate care unit. The position is shift work with a mix of days/nights. Our intensivists communicate and coordinate care with subspecialists on the admitted ICU and IMCU patients and provide supervision to the ICU/IMCU physician assistants in the Emergency department.  The physicians perform central line placements, intubations and manage mechanical ventilators.  The intensivists also lead rapid responses, codes and code fasts. Mount Sinai Queens is a magnet hospital that has a collegial, dedicated inpatient team.  We have recently opened a new 175 million facility with a new emergency department, operating rooms and ambulatory offices.  We are fortunate to be located in Astoria, NY a community made up of families living here for generations mixed with young hipsters.  Excellent restaurants and its short distance from Manhattan make it the best neighborhood in Queens.    

Successful applicants will be outstanding, highly collaborative clinicians Board Certified or Board Eligible in Critical Care Medicine with a passion for acute care and a shared commitment to our academic mission. They will possess strong communication skills, a high emotional intelligence, adaptability, and the ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment are essential.

Mount Sinai offers a competitive salary and benefits package and academic appointment with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai commensurate with credentials and experience. Members of our team will play a central role in critical care education for our fellows-in-training and will have access to an expansive array of opportunities to pursue projects in clinical and translational research. Physicians who may wish to split their time between Critical Care and a primary specialty (e.g., Anesthesiology, Surgery, Medicine, and Emergency Medicine,) are encouraged to apply.

Position Qualifications:

  • Medical degree from an accredited university
  • New York State Medical License
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine
  • Committed to Mount Sinai’s vision and the communities it serves
  • Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills
  • Respectfully collaborate and build relationships with a diverse set of teammates

About the Mount Sinai Health System:

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes more than 7,200 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 400 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 30 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 15 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 15 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery in the 2020-2021 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in four out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Morningside, and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System

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