Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist

Northwell Health Physician Partners
New York, New York
Closing date
Aug 30, 2023

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Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Hospital at Forest Hills

Northwell Health s Behavioral Health Service Line is seeking a Board Certified Consultation-Liaison (C/L) Psychiatrist to join our team at Long Island Jewish Hospital at Forest Hills. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and managerial skills who have a passion for leadership and innovation. Fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry required.

This is a truly unique opportunity to provide psychiatric assessment and treatment to hospitalized adult medical-surgical inpatients including a large labor and delivery service, teaching and supervision to medical residents and other medical and allied health professional trainees. The Director will work collaboratively with hospital medicine and behavioral health leaders across the health system to meet and exceed the department's organizational, clinical, operational, and financial goals. Responsibilities include education, supervision, and process improvement. The Northwell Telepsychiatry service covers the Emergency Department 24/7 and the Consultation-Liaison service on evenings, overnights, and weekends so this position has no on-call other than rare bedside emergencies.

Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, a 312-bed community teaching hospital, is also a Level II Perinatal Center, 911 receiving site, New York state-designated Stroke Center, and certified heart station. As a division of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, this hospital in the Forest Hills area of Queens, NY, provides outstanding healthcare to the Queens community and beyond. The facility s clinical programs cover an array of specialties. These include women s and children s health and wellness, emergency care, cardiology, gastroenterology, urology, bariatric surgery, imaging, and laboratory services. While serving a highly diverse population, the center s facilities are continually evolving to meet the changing needs of patients.

Benefits at Northwell Health include:

  • Nationally competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Four weeks vacation plus paid conference/CME time
  • Academic appointment in Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Advanced education opportunities
  • College Tuition reimbursement for dependent children

Northwell Health is New York State s largest health care provider and private employer, with 21 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners are working to change health care for the better. We re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do from education to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being.

Diversity and inclusion permeate our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receive training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.

Qualified candidates should forward their CV to Victoria DiCanio at and Alice Perkins at

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