Cardiothoracic Intensivist – New York Metropolitan Area

Location
New York Metropolitan Area
Posted
Nov 11, 2016
Position Type
Permanent

The Cardiothoracic Surgery Service line at the North Shore – LIJ Health System is seeking an experienced Cardiothoracic Intensivist to join our team in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit in two of our academic tertiary facilities. This position involves working at both Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and North Shore University Hospital on Long Island. The candidates must be fellowship trained, and Board Certified in Critical Care or Thoracic Surgery. Primary board certifications may include either of Internal Medicine, General Surgery, or Anesthesiology. Additional sub-specialty board certifications are desirable, but not mandatory. Candidates graduating from their sub-specialty training will also be considered depending upon CTICU experience during fellowship training. The ideal candidate should also carry exceptional inter-personal skills with a goal of sharing a vision of unparalleled delivery of care through teamwork, collaboration, innovation, and persistence for excellence.

The Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery has revolutionized the field with minimally invasive techniques. Having performed the nation’s first minimally invasive coronary surgery in 1994, the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery continues to innovate and provide leadership for this cutting edge technology.

The North Shore University Hospital`s state-of-the-art Weisner Center includes a 12-bed CTS-ICU and a 17-bed step down unit, as well as a 52-bed cardiac unit. Services also include the Leon Hess Interventional Cardiology Center, the Cardiac Care Unit, and the Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Center.

Both Lenox Hill Hospital and North Shore University Hospital are part of the North Shore – LIJ Health System. The nation's 14th-largest health system, North Shore – LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families, and businesses through the CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. North Shore – LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 21 hospitals and about 450 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore- LIJ’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,600 beds, employ more than 13,300 nurses, and have affiliations with about 10,300 physicians. With a workforce of more than 61,000, North Shore - LIJ is the largest private employer in New York State.

The New York Metropolitan area is known for its diverse communities, educational opportunities, and vast selection of activities. Long Island, with its historic mansions and harborside villages, renowned public beaches, wineries, and international resorts can satisfy the curiosity of any tourist or local. Manhattan’s night life, infamous shopping, spectacular diverse restaurants, and serene parks offer something for everyone. Wherever you roam within the New York Metropolitan area, you’ll encounter breathtaking views, entertainment, and a neighborhood to fit every palate.

We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Academic appointment with the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience.

For further information and to apply, please email: OPR@northwell.edu

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