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Seeking General Pediatricians based in the Emergency Department, CCMC

Northwell Health Physician Partners
Queens, New York
Closing date
Jun 6, 2025

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Part Time
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The Department of Pediatrics at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children s Medical Center of New York is seeking board eligible/board certified General Pediatricians to practice in the Fast Track area of our Emergency Department at CCMC. We are looking for competent clinicians to provide thoughtful and timely patient care to our growing pediatric community. We currently have two opportunities available, a full time opportunity and a unique opportunity to work full time during school months to help with the volume.

Our PEM team consists of 33 attendings, 9 fellows and 6 advance care providers. We are located on the Queens and Nassau County border, in close proximity to Manhattan. The department layout includes 33 individual patient exam rooms and 2 critical care/trauma bays. We are the busiest American College of Surgeons Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center in NY state. Our volume is approximately 70,000 visits a year. We have a dedicated behavioral health area, as well as a behavioral health urgicenter. Our amazing and highly skilled nursing staff recently received the highest ranking in Magnet designation and were a recipient of the Lantern award from the Emergency Nurse s Association. Amongst our staff are experts in Global Health, Child Abuse, Ultrasound, Emergency Management, Pediatric Transport, Trauma, Quality, Advocacy/Gun Violence Prevention and Research.

Cohen Children s Medical Center opened in 1983 as the New York metropolitan area s only hospital designed exclusively for children. Today, it is the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the region, treating over 230,000 children per year and serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. It is the tertiary pediatric medical center of the Northwell Health System and the only Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. Cohen Children s Medical Center is one of the top-rated children s hospital in New York State and has earned top national rankings for exceptional care in nine pediatric specialties, according to US News & World Report s 2021-2022 Best Children s Hospitals. As the largest provider of pediatric health services in the state, Cohen Children s has been ranked among the nation s top children s hospitals by US News for 15 consecutive years. Please find more information about the department of Pediatrics in this video:

With 23 hospitals and more than 750 outpatient locations throughout the Metro New York area and beyond, Northwell Health serves over 11 million people and is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation. In addition to renowned clinical facilities, Northwell faculty members enjoy access to the academic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. At Northwell Health, we are committed to the highest quality of clinical care, dedicated to improving lives through research, and strive for excellence at all times.

If you choose to join us, you will find not only a great career opportunity, but also great lifestyle options. No matter where you choose to live, from the family-centered suburbs of Long Island to the glitter and buzz of Manhattan to the serene beauty of the Atlantic coast, the New York metropolitan area offers something for everyone.

Northwell is proud to offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits package.

For further details and opportunities, please contact: Lindsay Appelman, Senior Physician Recruiter, Northwell Health,


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