Director, Geriatrics Division - Department of Medicine - Jacobi Medical Center & North Central B...

Employer
Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location
The Bronx, New York
Closing date
Oct 22, 2022

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The Jacobi Medical Center/North Central Bronx (Jacobi/NCB) Department of Medicine is recruiting a skilled geriatrician to lead and build a robust Geriatric Division within the Department of Medicine at our Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital to enhance the care of our elderly population.  The selected candidate will be the inaugural director of the Division of Geriatrics within the Jacobi/NCB Department of Medicine.  We are also simultaneously recruiting four full time geriatric physicians for this Division with two practicing at the Jacobi Medical Center and two at North Central Bronx Hospital.

We are located in the North Bronx and care for a diverse and highly vulnerable population.  The director will initially focus on providing high quality compassionate care to our ambulatory geriatric patients working with our dedicated team of full time academic primary care internists. In addition, the program will include inpatient geriatric consultation for the Department of Medicine and other departments as needed.  The clinical care at Jacobi/NCB is integrated with the education of our internal medicine residents and students at both hospitals.  Other team members will include geriatricians, NP support, geriatric psychologists and psychiatrists, nursing and social work support along with four full time attending geriatric physicians.

The position comes with a faculty appointment at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Teaching responsibilities include both didactic and clinical teaching of medical students and residents.  The selected candidate will work to create innovative educational experiences in the training of individuals caring for a growing aging population.  Come join us for this rewarding to create this exciting and much needed new program.

The ideal candidate will be board certified in Internal Medicine and will have completed an accredited geriatric fellowship.   At least 5 years of clinical experience post fellowship is preferred.   It is essential for the selected individual to be a strong collaborative leader, team player and driven innovator.

Qualifications:

  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification in Geriatrics
  • Possess or eligible for a New York State Medical License
  • At least 5 years of clinical experience post fellowship is preferred
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
  • Generous paid time off program
  • CME days and dollars
  • Medical Malpractice policy coverage

 

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and support our healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals’ wellness.

 

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.  

 

In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi our teams accommodate more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.

 

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.

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