Inpatient Psychiatrist at Attractive Community Hospital Setting – Huntington Hospital

Long Island, New York
Feb 07, 2019
Position Type

Huntington Hospital, an award-winning community hospital that serves as one of Northwell Health’s western Suffolk County anchors on Long Island, NY, is seeking an inpatient psychiatrist for its 21-bed general psychiatry unit. Known for its friendliness and commitment to excellent care, Huntington Hospital enjoys a high degree of staff satisfaction and collegiality. The inpatient psychiatry unit’s multidisciplinary team serves a heterogeneous population of general psychiatry patients, and is comprised of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and social workers. In addition to a manageable inpatient caseload and contributing to the life of the hospital through voluntary participation in committee-work; the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to engage in the diverse and innovative activities of Northwell’s Behavioral Health Service Line, including system-wide quality and performance improvement initiatives, telepsychiatry, emerging digital psychiatry applications, development of data-driven dashboards, refinement of a behavioral health EHR, and medical student and allied health professional trainee supervision and education.

Graduating residents and fellows are welcome. Employment package includes academic appointment at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; a highly competitive salary; perquisites that include academic conference and organization dues cost reimbursement, college and graduate school contributions for eligible dependents, and comprehensive benefits, generous paid time off, and retirement plans. Additional earning potential exists via faculty practice and internal moonlighting opportunities.

Huntington Hospital is located approximately 40 miles from Manhattan. The area offers affordable housing options in the desirable hamlet of Huntington and in nearby other highly-regarded suburban communities with excellent school systems and access to many community resources (e.g. parks, beaches, museums) and appealing shopping and restaurant choices.

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, about 650 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit:

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