Thoracic Surgeon & Surgical Administrative Leader

Location
Long Island, New York
Posted
Oct 31, 2019
Position Type
Permanent

Thoracic Surgeon & Surgical Administrative Leader

The Cardiothoracic Surgery Service line at the Northwell Health System is seeking an experienced (minimum of three years attending-level experience) Thoracic Surgeon to join our faculty at the Division of Thoracic Surgery in Long Island, New York. The ideal candidate is thoracic-track fellowship trained, ABS and ABTS Board Certified, and is skilled in minimally invasive VATS and robotic surgery for both malignant and benign thoracic diseases. The candidate will join a well-established, busy and experienced team of thoracic surgeons at Northwell, with an annual case volume of well over 3,500. The candidate will participate in the training and mentoring of residents and fellows in the general surgery residency program and the highly competitive Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency Training Program (I-6). The candidate will have access to ample opportunities for translational research in collaboration with Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Monter Cancer Center and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The candidate is expected to take an active role in program development across several network hospitals and will have surgical leadership responsibilities (i.e. director or chief) in one or several of those hospitals. Exceptional inter-personal skills are expected with a goal of sharing a vision of unparalleled delivery of care through teamwork, collaboration, innovation, and persistence for excellence.

One of the nation’s largest health care systems, Northwell Health delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition, an academic appointment with the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the seventh largest medical group in the country. You will have immediate access to a team of highly experienced real estate professionals in every community surrounding the Health System. To help orient candidates we provide neighborhood tours and community profiles, including school, transportation, and housing information.

For further information and to apply, please email: 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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