Pediatric Neurologists, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
The Division of Pediatric Neurology at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York has an opening for two BC/BE Pediatric Neurologists with strong clinical skills in Pediatric Neurology to join our team. Candidates with additional expertise in neonatal neurology or headache are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Division of Pediatric Neurology is comprised of 12 Pediatric Neurologists, four NPs, two social workers, a neuropsychologist, one research assistant, and a ketogenic diet specialist, and has an ACGME-approved residency training program (two per year). It also has an ACGME approved pediatric epilepsy fellowship training program (one per year). Faculty also participate in the curriculum of the General Pediatric Residency Training Program. We offer a robust clinical and scholastic experience in a family-centered region of New York. We have a dedicated 10-bed neuroscience unit (Level 4 NAEC) for our surgical patients, and perform stereoEEG assisted by our robot ROSA. We also have a three-bed sleep lab. We have opportunities in multiple locations across the metropolitan region. We oversee 40,000 deliveries per year in the Northwell Health system. Faculty have appointments at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. We have an active research program with intramural and extramural funding, and ongoing several drug studies.
The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) is the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the New York metropolitan region. It is the tertiary pediatric medical center of Northwell Health and it is the only Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. Today, it is the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the region, treating over 230,000 children per year and serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. CCMC is committed to a center of excellence in pediatric neurology including a newly renovated Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (NAEC level 4) opened in 2016. We are proud to have been selected as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by US News & World Report for 10 years in a row.
Northwell Health has 23 hospitals and more than 750 outpatient locations throughout the Metro New York area and beyond, Northwell Health serves over 11 million people and is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation. In addition to the renowned tertiary clinical resources that we offer, our faculty also enjoys access to the scholastic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and strategic affiliation with the nationally renowned Cold Spring Harbor laboratory. No matter where you choose to live, from the family-centered suburbs of Long Island to the glitter and buzz of Manhattan to the serene beauty of the Atlantic coast, the New York metropolitan area offers something for everyone.
If you choose to join us, you will find not only a great career opportunity, but also great lifestyle options. An academic appointment at The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with experience. Northwell is proud to offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits package.
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 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.
Diversity and Health Equity:
Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. Diversity and inclusion permeates our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receives training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Physicians are employed through Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the country.
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