Chief of Palliative Care - Physician

Employer
Mount Sinai Health System
Location
Oceanside, New York
Posted
Apr 13, 2021
Closes
Apr 13, 2022
Ref
2087455
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside, NY is currently seeking a full-time board certified Palliative Care Specialist to be the Chief of our Palliative Care Division!

The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to local and global communities. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and eight hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large, regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is internationally acclaimed for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. Mount Sinai South Nassau is one of the eight hospitals that is part of the Mount Sinai Health System and is located in Oceanside, Long Island.

Mount Sinai South Nassau also operates Long Island s only free-standing, 9-1-1 receiving Emergency Department, located in Long Beach. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, Mount Sinai South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty, as well as being a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and an accredited center of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Association and Quality Improvement Program. The hospital has been awarded the Joint Commission s gold seal of approval for disease-specific care for heart failure, primary stroke, hip replacement, knee replacement, wound care, bariatric surgery, and end-stage renal disease, and recently was re-accredited as one of first programs in the US by the Infectious Diseases Society of America as a Center of Excellence for Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Designated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for outstanding nursing care, South Nassau also offers Novalis Tx and Gamma Knife radiosurgery technologies, and operates the only Trauma Center on the South Shore of Nassau County verified by the American College of Surgeons. MSSN has a large critical care and elderly patient population and a very busy hematology / oncology service as part of our renowned Feil Cancer Center which works closely with the NCI Cancer Program at Mount Sinai.

Mount Sinai South Nassau has received numerous accolades for its high quality care, and many people refer to the hospital as the best-kept secret on Long Island, though we rank among the best for the health care. Located on the south shore of Long Island, Mount Sinai South Nassau offers an excellent professional opportunity along with competitive salary and benefits. For more information, visit www.southnassau.org

The division of Palliative Care is currently composed of four Palliative Care physicians. This division provides 100 consults monthly to our inpatient units, Critical Care units and Emergency Department. The Chief would provide clinical and administrative oversight for the division and its members.

Position Highlights:
Employed full time position based at Mount Sinai South Nassau
In-patient Palliative Care consultative service
Competitive compensation and benefits package
Serve a diverse population and live in a region with excellent school districts and easy access to Manhattan
Clinical Support staff: Nurses, and medical assistants
EMR system: Allscripts
Teaching and or research opportunities available

Position Qualifications:
Medical Degree from an Accredited University
New York Medical License
Board Certified in Palliative Care
Experienced Palliative Care specialists are encouraged to apply
Committed to Mount Sinai South Nassau and the communities we serve
Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills
A system work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance driven health system
Prior leadership experience preferred

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.

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