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Residency Program Director in South Oaks Hospital

Northwell Health Physician Partners
Amityville, New York
Closing date
May 15, 2025

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Full Time
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Northwell Health s Department of Behavioral Health is seeking a Board Certified Psychiatrist to help lead South Oaks Hospital s Residency Training Program located in Amityville, New York. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and managerial skills and at least three (3) years experience in a leadership position in psychiatry residency education (Associate Program Director or Program Director). The ideal candidate will provide oversight of the program to ensure regulatory compliance with the requirements of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and its Residency Review Committee (RRC), and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The candidate will also ensure the completeness of the educational training experience, comply with institutional and regulatory guidelines, and maintain the adequacy of the educational environment. Responsibilities will also include oversight of the candidate recruitment process, management of the programs budget and review of performance measures and use of staff resources appropriate to programs need. In addition, the Director will participate in the institutional graduate medical education committee and provide supervision to fellows, residents and other trainees caring for patients under the auspices of the department.

This key leadership position will work collaboratively with hospital and health system leaders to meet and exceed the organization s clinical, operational, and financial goals.

South Oaks Hospital is a 202-bed behavioral health hospital located on the Nassau/Suffolk border of Long Island. For well over a century, we have established a local and national reputation for delivering high quality and compassionate care, crisis management, treatment, and recovery services. Our extensive range of services for children, teens, and adults focuses on improving our patients functioning at home, work, and school, and in their relationships with family, friends, and others. Our inpatient services include child, adolescent, and adult units, as well as substance use disorder treatments, including services tailored for healthcare professionals dealing with addictions. Our outpatient services include comprehensive behavioral services for young people ages 5 to 21, an adolescent partial hospitalization program, and treatment for substance use disorders for adolescents and adults. Experience a career well cared for and make a difference in the lives of our community.

Benefits at Northwell Health include:

  • Nationally competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Four weeks vacation plus paid conference/CME time
  • Academic appointment in the Department of 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 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. Experience a career well cared for and make a difference in the lives of our community.

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 Alice Perkins at

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