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CHAIRPERSON, DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRY

Employer
Northwell Health Physician Partners
Location
Bay Shore, New York
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Northwell Health s Department of Behavioral Health is recruiting a full-time board certified psychiatrist to be the Department of Psychiatry Chairperson at South Shore University Hospital (Formerly Southside) located in Bayshore, New York. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and managerial skills who have a passion for leading, directing and developing an academically-oriented behavioral health center of excellence.

This key leadership position will provide physician oversight of the Department of Psychiatry at South Shore University Hospital. The department consists of an Emergency Psychiatry Service, a Consultation-Liaison Service, and an array of Trainee rotations. There is no inpatient psychiatry unit and no outpatient psychiatry services. There are plans underway for the hospital to serve as a core site for a new General Psychiatry Residency program in the region. The Chair will work collaboratively with hospital and health system leaders to meet and exceed the departments organizational, clinical, operational and financial goals. Responsibilities include clinician recruitment, education, supervision, strategic development, and process improvement initiatives.

Interested candidates are required to have an MD/DO or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine and completion of Psychiatry Residency with Board Certification. Candidates must be licensed as a physician in the State of New York with previous leadership experience in a hospital department, preferably in a major medical center or health system. Candidate should possess outstanding communication and management skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with medical staff, hospital management, and other personnel.

South Shore University Hospital is Northwell s rapidly expanding tertiary care hospital in the Eastern Region with a recent $600 million investment as part of its transformation: with centers of excellence in heart and lung, neuroscience, neurosurgery, and maternity care. The renovated Emergency Department contains a state-of-the-art locked psychiatric wing built to CPEP specifications, with a multidisciplinary team including social work support.

Benefits at Northwell Health include:

  • Nationally competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Four weeks vacation plus paid conference/CME time
  • Academic appointment in Psychiatry 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 23 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 and Alice Perkins at aperkins2@northwell.edu.

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