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Director of Rheumatology

Employer
Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location
The Bronx, New York
Closing date
Jun 13, 2025

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, (PAGNY) is hiring a Division Director of Rheumatology for Jacobi Medical Center (Jacobi) and North Central Bronx Hospital (NCB), affiliated with the prestigious Albert Einstein College of Medicine. To lead a vibrant and diverse clinical and academic program

 

Jacobi & NCB are 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.

Opportunity Details:

  • Provide clinical leadership and strategic direction for the Division of Rheumatology, overseeing inpatient and outpatient services at both Jacobi and North Central Bronx Hospitals.
  • Mentor and supervise a team of dedicated attending rheumatologists, fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Foster a collaborative and academically enriching environment, promoting research and scholarly activities.
  • Represent the Division on hospital committees and liaise with the Department of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of clinical programs and services, ensuring high-quality, patient-centered care.
  • Participate in teaching rounds, lectures, and other educational activities.
  • Oversee resident and fellow rotations, ensuring a comprehensive and rigorous training experience.
  • Collaborate with the Montefiore Medical Center Rheumatology Fellowship Program to integrate fellows into the clinical and academic environment at Jacobi and North Central Bronx Hospitals.
  • Secure external funding for research and educational initiatives.
  • Maintain an active clinical practice with a focus on complex rheumatic diseases.

Qualifications:
  • Board-certified and fellowship-trained in Rheumatology with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in an academic medical center setting
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to teaching and mentoring future generations of rheumatologists
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse team of healthcare professionals
  • Experience in clinical research and grant writing is desirable

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
  • Occurrence-based Medical Malpractice policy coverage
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of patients in a vibrant and underserved community
  • Affiliation with a world-renowned academic medical center and medical school
  • Collaborative and supportive environment
  • Salary Amount or Range: $244,209.72

 

The Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), a tax-exempt organization affiliated with NYC Health + Hospitals, is one of the largest physician groups in New York State and directly employs nearly 4,000 physicians and allied health professionals who serve seven of New York City’s public hospitals, numerous public health community-based practices, and the city’s Correctional Health Service.

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. ("PAGNY") is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view PAGNY’s EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information.

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