Plainview Hospital - Associate Medical Director

Plainview, New York
Jan 16, 2018
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About Plainview Hospital

Located in Long Island, NY, Plainview Hospital is an acute care community hospital with 219 beds that treats patients with a wide range of medical, surgical, and gynecological conditions. It has a same day surgery program and is also the site of one of the Don Monti Cancer Centers.

The hospital was recently recognized by the Joint Commission for achieving excellence in performance on its accountability measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. Plainview is one of only 405 hospitals in the United States to earn this distinction, which represents the top 14 percent of Joint Commission accredited hospitals.

Position Summary

To provide leadership for Hospital with the responsibility for ensuring that practice meets the clinical quality and safety standards of the institution. Coordinate clinical quality improvement and patient safety activities in alignment with institutional priorities. Assists the Medical Director in directing and coordinating activities of the site and/or assigned department(s). Assists in monitoring and supervising activities of all attending physicians. Assists in planning and in carrying out a medical program of diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries for residents/patients; maintains goals compatible with the overall needs, policies and procedures of the Health System. Assists in performance improvement and quality assurance studies. Ensures licensed, registered, and certified employees maintain current and active credentials.

About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is one of the largest health systems in the country, comprising 22 hospitals, over 61,000 employees, and 3,600 physicians, and is world renowned for its visionary and caring approach to healthcare. Strategic alliances with the Cleveland Clinic, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and others extend the system's reach further. A short walk from North Shore University Hospital is the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, one of the nation’s top biomedical research facilities. The scope, size, and diversity of the health system help to create a rich set of educational and employment opportunities.

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.

For additional information and to apply, please contact Romaine Walton, Physician Recruitment: