Tele Medicine Hospitalist, Northwell Health Long Island, New York

Location
Long Island, NY
Posted
May 23, 2017
Specialty
Hospitalist
Position Type
Permanent

The Northwell Health Department of Medicine is seeking Board Certified Hospitalists to launch our innovative Tele Medicine Hospitalist Program. Northwell Health is the former North Shore-LIJ health system and provides care for more than seven million New Yorkers.

Northwell Health is a leader in Tele Medicine with robust programs in the areas of critical care, psychiatry and stroke. The Tele health center is a state-of-the-art facility located in Syosset, NY within easy access to Long Island Rail Road. It is equipped with ergonomic workstations and exercise equipment.

Aligning with Northwell Health’s dedication to continuously improve quality of care and the patient experience the centralized Tele Medicine Hospitalist program has been conceptualized to affect efficiency in the Emergency Department and on the medical floors leading to improvement in clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. The Tele hospitalist will utilize state-of-the-art audio-visual technology and EHR to remotely evaluate, admit, and manage patients similar to their scope of practice at the bedside. They will work in close coordination with the ED providers as well as bedside hospitalist team members. Trained support staff will assist them in the Tele health center.

An ideal candidate would be an experienced hospitalist with excellent communication skills, ability to foster collaboration and team work. There is tremendous potential for leadership and skills development in the areas of quality, patient safety, and clinical research. Opportunities to teach and supervise rotating medical students and residents are already in place. Depending on the interest of the individual, bedside clinical responsibilities can be built in.

Northwell Health includes 21 award-winning hospitals and more than 450 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. All candidates will receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement. Academic appointment with the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience.

The Hospital Medicine programs encompass over 350 hospitalists across 15 hospitals.

For further details or to apply, please e-mail Romaine Walton, Senior Physician Recruiter: rwalton@northwell.edu

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