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Chair, Department of Medicine - Phelps Hospital

Northwell Health Physician Partners
New York, New York
Closing date
Jun 4, 2025

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General Practice
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Medicine at Phelps Hospital is seeking a visionary physician leader for the Chair position.

Responsibilities and tasks of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the departmental aspect of strategic planning and programmatic growth with a focus on quality of the clinical, educational, and research programs
  • Leading the development and enhancement of departmental clinical, educational, and research activities, in accordance with the facility s mission and vision
  • Supervising all professional activities and clinical staff within the Department and within subspecialty divisions of the Department
  • The Chair of Medicine with report directly to the Hospital s Medical Director while collaborating closely with the Medicine Service Line
  • Managing staff including, appointing departmental members to committees, establishing and coordinating faculty and staff development, periodically evaluating faculty and staff as well as all faculty appointments, reappointments, and promotions according to Hospital Medical Staff By-Laws
  • Ensuring professional performance of all practitioners with clinical privileges in the Department
  • Collaborating with administrative and nursing leadership to build a team-based clinical environment
  • Developing policies, procedures and practices for the Department that ensure the provision of high-quality patient care
About Northwell Health System

Northwell Health is the largest private employer in New York State with 21 hospitals and more than 850 outpatient community-based facilities. With over 4,000 physicians and more than 80,000 employees, Northwell is the largest healthcare system in the state of New York and one of the largest 10 healthcare systems in the country. It is affiliated with The Feinstein Institutes, a nationally recognized research facility, and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), a world-class basic science research facility that is home to eight Nobel Prize winners. The private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. And the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell employs over 2,400 faculty members across 25 academic departments and enrolls a diverse community of approximately 400 students.

About Phelps Hospital

Phelps Hospital is a nonprofit, acute care community hospital that has consistently provided Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties with the highest quality care. Whether inpatient or ambulatory, our services combine extensive expertise and

advanced medical techniques. We're devoted to our mission of striving to advance the professional excellence of our health care and support professionals, as well as our research initiatives, and providing quality, comprehensive care in a safe, modern environment.

Candidate Qualifications
  • D. Degree or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine
  • Completion of residency with Board Certification
  • Currently licensed as a physician in the State of New York
  • Outstanding organizational, communication and management skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with all staff
  • Previous division, department, or GME leadership experience highly preferred
Diversity and Health Equity

We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc s #1 Hospital and Health System. 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. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care.

Full-time clinical base compensation at Northwell Health ranges from $125K to $750K, which is impacted by various factors, including but not limited to physician specialty, level of experience, quality of care, academic accomplishments, patient experience and productivity. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.

Please send your CV and Letter of Interest to The Office of Physician Recruitment:

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