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GERIATRICIAN

Employer
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Closing date
May 3, 2025

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Is communication with your patients and their

families a strong part of your healing talent?

You have a passion for improving the health and well-being of the Geriatric patient from diagnosis to completion of rehabilitation. You consider your patients' “whole” well-being before making an analysis, understanding that each patient has a unique set of problems. Your patient-focused approach, their quality of life, mobility, and overall health are of the utmost importance to you. Come join our multidisciplinary team serving a diverse aging population.

In this dynamic and richly gratifying role, treating the illnesses and complications affecting the aging process, you'll provide high-quality, patient-centered care and wise counsel to the elderly and their families to improve outcomes. 

Using your knowledge, good judgement, and decision-making abilities, you'll:

  • Make determinations on the patient's ability to live alone safely (or be referred for alternate living)
  • Provide diagnosis, treatment and patient/family education that enable a better quality of life
  • Use evidence-based guidelines to plan and deliver patient care and treatment
  • Refer patients to specialists for consultative services; discuss end-of-life care with patients and families
  • Monitor compliance with Infection Control and Safety and HIPAA standards
  • Participate in in-service education and attend continuing medical (CME) programs/meetings
  • Assist with teaching, evaluating and mentoring residents in the Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Supervise residents and medical students and accurately document all supervision and oversight activities

The ideal physician will have:

  • MD or DO degree with at least 2 years of post-residency medical/clinical experience
  • Current NYS Physician License and DoH Certificate of Qualification
  • BC/BE in Geriatric Medicine; ACLS and BCLS training
  • Comprehensive knowledge of drug side effects and interactions
  • Participated in direct education of residents during didactic sessions and by providing direct patient care
  • Familiarity with the competency-based curriculum for residency training
  • Credentials or eligible to be credentialed in the Medicaid Program in New York
  • Most significantly, a mindset oriented to returning patients to high functionality and quality of life 

About the Brooklyn Hospital Center: 

TBHC is dedicated to safe, quality patient-centered care. We take care of our community in our 464-bed hospital and via our network of family health centers, medical practices, and other ambulatory care sites, located both on our main campus and throughout Brooklyn's neighborhoods. Our experienced and compassionate team of doctors, nurses and staff represent the best in medical excellence. We are a clinical affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and an academic affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In fact, our focused efforts have led to many national quality recognitions. TBHC is also a community leader, partnering with many other Brooklyn institutions.

Competitive salary and benefits are offered. For immediate, confidential consideration, please email your CV to: recruiter@tbh.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.

The Brooklyn Hospital Center provides a salary range and/or hourly rate to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member’s base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, applicable collective bargaining agreements, differential pay, budget, and internal equity). The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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