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Director of Service - Anesthesiology (Clinical Services)

Employer
Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Closing date
May 23, 2025

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Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Research

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is adding a Director of Service (Clinical Services) to the group at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County. The Hospital is part of the NYC Health + Hospitals System (NYCHHC). 

The Mission of NYCHHC is to extend equally to all New Yorkers, regardless of the ability to pay, comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity, and respect. Their Values are built on a foundation of social and racial equity and has established the ICARE standards for all staff.  

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County department of Anesthesia handles over 5500 cases annualy and averages about 480 cases per month as a Trauma 1 Center. There are two types of calls: OR and OB call. Both are 24 hour calls weekdays 7a-7p and weekends 8a-8p. Calls average about 3-4 per month. We do have flexibility to accommodate more or less calls per month. We also try to accommodate based on preference and experience.

Kings County is located in the East Flatbush/Prospect-Lefferts section of Brooklyn, close to the 2 and 5 subways. Our patients are diverse, with the majority being afro-Caribbean. Most of our patients are native English speakers. Knowledge of French/Haitian Creole is helpful, but not required.

Responsibilities

  • Accept clinical supervison of the OR and R.R in the absence of the chief of Service or Director of Recovery Room 
  • Supervision of CRNA staff, resident, medical student and student nurse anesthetists in the clinical area.
  • Ongoing participation in the departmental Quality Assurance program.
  • Membership in appropriate committees, as requested by the Chief of Service and/or Chairperson.
  • Clinical resource for all levels of trainees.
  • Participation in the didactic portion of resident, student nurse anesthetist and medical students' educational programs.
  • Time not spent in direct patient care will be devoted to appropriate administrative, educational and/or research activities.
  • Will enfore department's policies and procedures
  • Will be the Administrative Physician in Charge of the OR when assigned
  • Coordinate and supervise the daily scheduling of Faculty, Residents and CRNAs when in charge.
  • Coordinate personnel (i.e. Faculty, Residents, CRNAs) on a daily basis. The Director can recommend to the Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs that faculty and resident nonclinical time be taken to meet clinical duties
  • Supervise the technical coordinator to maintain, procure and update anesthesia equipment (e.g., monitors, machines, supplies, etc.)
  • Work closely with the OR nursing supervisor and administrator to faciliate scheduling and to maximize the utilization of anesthesia personnel and to enforce OR committee rules and regulations
  • Represent faculty concerns to the Chief of Service.
  • Represent department in hospital wide committee
  • Responsible for daily A.M conference when in chage
  • Orient, supervise and assst junior faculty as appropriate
  • Implement the medical student program as directed by the Director of the Medical Student Education Progam/Educational Coordinator.

Qualifications

  • Completion of at least two years of training in the speciality of anesthesia in an American Board of Anesthesiology approved program.
  • Candidate must be licensed by the State of New York.
  • Current DEA Registration
  • BLS/ACLS Certified
  • Board Eligible/Certified in Anesthesiology

Exceptional Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service, with 3% company contribution starting day one 
  • Choice of a three tiered, starting at FREE medical plans starting day one 
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one 
  • Generous paid time off program 
  • CME days and dollars 
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center 
  • Visa candidates are considered  
  • Salary Range - $390,000-400,000 plus additional rate for any call coverage outside of the 40 hours per week

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 embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City.  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.    

PAGNY has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in healthcare 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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