Associate Chair: Ambulatory Care Medicine Staten Island University Hospital - Northwell Health

Staten Island, New York
Aug 29, 2017
Position Type

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.

Founded in 1861, Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed, specialized teaching hospital located in New York City’s fastest growing borough. Occupying two large campuses, plus a number of community-based health centers and labs, the hospital provides quality care to people on Staten Island, the New York metropolitan region, and to patients from around the world.

Staten Island is the third largest borough in New York City and is home to diverse neighborhoods, parks, natural areas, and cultural attractions. It is right over the bridge from either Brooklyn or New Jersey, or you can reach Manhattan via ferry, or less than 30 minutes via car. “The small town in the Big City” affords suburban living within the confines of the Big Apple; the best of both worlds. Wherever you roam, you will encounter breathtaking views, world class culture, and education and a neighborhood to fit every palate.

Program Responsibilities

In this role, you will develop a high quality educational program in Ambulatory medicine for medical residents and assigned SUNY HSC at Brooklyn medical students; prepare a curriculum for Ambulatory Medicine continuity sessions, and Ambulatory Medicine subspecialties, such as ENT, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Adolescent Medicine, Women’s Health, Medical Nutrition, and Psychiatry and review on an annual basis; develop an ambulatory series of lectures to cover important topics and maintain the quality of the program; oversee the development of resident schedules in Ambulatory Medicine; select sites for resident ambulatory experiences both on and off campus; evaluate the performance of the residents following each assignment and arrange for follow-up feedback for the residents; initiate enhancements to the program based on the feedback; develop appropriate resident orientation sessions prior to ambulatory assignments; develop programs of research in the ambulatory areas; and maintain an active performance improvement program in Ambulatory Medicine and investigate any problems in patient care.

Faculty Responsibilities

As Associate Chair, you will be responsible for selecting faculty to participate in the Ambulatory medicine program and evaluate their performance; overseeing faculty participation in the daily operations of the ambulatory medicine settings; developing and participating in faculty development projects, i.e. Journal Club; developing programs of research involving the faculty practice; maintaining an active performance improvement program in Ambulatory Medicine, and investigating any problems in patient care.

Performance Improvement Responsibilities

Successful candidate will be expected to promote a Practice-Based Learning and Development curriculum in the residency training program; conduct chart reviews in the MAP, South Site, and all teaching sites to ensure quality patient care; report Table of Measures to the Northwell Health System; ensure Diabetes and Asthma data reporting to IPRO is accurate; report department business at Ambulatory PI; address patient complaints/quality issues with faculty and residents; and be member of the PQRI and the Rapid Response Team task force, Northwell Health System.

Attendance/participation in the following meetings required:

1.            Journal Club for Faculty

2.            Research for Faculty

3.            Report to Ambulatory PI

4.            Orientation/Feedback for residents

5.            Chart Review PI

6.            Faculty Meeting

To learn more and apply, please contact Romaine Walton, Senior Physician Recruiter at: