Associate Medical Director of Clinical Laboratories – NYC

New York City, New York
Oct 29, 2017
Position Type

The Northwell Health Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine seeks a Board Certified/Board Eligible MD or MD-PhD Physician to join our team as an Assoc. Medical Director of Clinical Laboratories at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, NY.

Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), established in 1857, is a 652-bed, acute care hospital located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, which has earned a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. The hospital is particularly well known for excellence in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, orthopedics, sports medicine, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and maternal/child health. As part of the Northwell Health system efforts, cancer services also are growing rapidly at LHH.  The hospital is also a recognized leader in public health education and community outreach and has a national reputation for providing outstanding medical care and medical education.

Located right off tree-lined Park Avenue in Manhattan, Lenox Hill Hospital is only steps from the beauty and serenity of Central Park, diverse restaurants, Museum Mile and the world-famous shopping district on Madison Avenue. Lenox Hill is easily accessible by the #6 train servicing the east side, Brooklyn and the Bronx with easy transfers to the west side as well. Whether residing or working, the Upper East Side has plenty to offer for everyone.

Candidates must be board certified, have an established expertise in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, a strong commitment to teaching, and must possess or be eligible to obtain New York State Certificates of Qualification for Medical Directorship.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Medical Director, provide visible and accessible leadership and oversee all operations of the clinical laboratories.
  • Serve as a liaison with the Northwell Health Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Laboratory Service Line.
  • Help ensure compliance with regulatory requirements of CAP, State of New York Department of Health, and other regulatory agencies. 
  • Provide leadership with respect to patient safety and quality, laboratory test utilization, and operational performance of the laboratories.

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.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Health Physician Partners, the seventh largest medical group in the country.  Academic Appointment to the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience.

To learn more and apply, please contact Romaine Walton at