Chief, Maternal Fetal Medicine (SIUH)

Location
Staten Island, New York
Posted
Sep 05, 2019
Position Type
Permanent

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Northwell Health and The Zucker School of Medicine seeks a dynamic Board Certified/Board Eligible Chief, Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists to join the Women’s Health Division at Staten Island University Hospital (Staten Island, NY).

Candidates will lead the expansion of the MFM division. There are currently two full-time MFM physicians, four sonographers, and a full clinical complimentary staff. The division offers a diverse work environment including office and hospital consultation, high-risk pregnancy management, routine and high-resolution ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, and antepartum testing. Candidates must be Board Certified n both Obstetrics/Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine. Applicants must be New York State licensed (or license eligible) and must exhibit a passion for excellence and achievement, strong innovation, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to academic medicine and patient care as well as fellow, resident, and medical student education. Candidates must have at least five years of experience as a Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist.

We are a strong academic section in a tertiary care referral network with a busy ultrasound unit and high risk practice serving a diverse population. Staten Island University Hospital performs approximately 3000 deliveries a year and has excellent perinatal quality measures including low C-section rates and low maternal morbidity. We have a level 3 nursery with a superb neonatology service. This is an exciting time to join Staten Island University Hospital, as we are opening a brand new Women and Newborn Center to provide state of the art, clinical care to our mothers and babies.

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. 

Northwell Health includes 22 award-winning hospitals and more than 450 practice locations throughout New York. Our commitment to education is shown through our partnership with The Zucker School of Medicine's OBGYN Residencies and many specialty Fellowships. Our professionals are relentless about staying ahead of the latest clinical trials and research, partnering with our own Feinstein Institute and other world-renowned institutions. With over 40,000 deliveries at Northwell hospitals and over 90,000 outpatient procedures each year, we look forward to continued growth in this vital part of the Women’s Health service line. As integral faculty at the Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine, the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine is committed to the three-fold mission of excellent patient care, education, and research. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition, an academic appointment with The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the fifth largest medical group in the country.

For additional information and to apply, please contact Lan Ma, Sr. Physician Recruiter, Office of Physician Recruitment: OPR@northwell.edu 


 

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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