Unit Chief, Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Unit Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health

Queens, New York
Aug 11, 2020
Position Type

Unique Opportunity:

  • Direct an Adolescent Psychiatry Unit in a state-of-the-art inpatient building
  • Lead a cohesive, friendly team of full-time psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and rehabilitation therapists, with an on-site school
  • Supervise and teach diverse behavioral health trainees including house staff (child psychiatry fellows, psychiatry residents); psychology post-docs, interns, and externs; and psychiatry track nurse practitioner students
  • Collaborate with our nationally-recognized Psychiatry Research program
  • Participate in a modern dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) milieu with advanced safety measures
  • Academic appointment at and engagement with the progressive Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Outstanding compensation:

  • Excellent base salary with additional moonlighting opportunities
  • Four weeks of vacation plus paid CME time
  • Reimbursement for licensure, board and professional society membership fees
  • Excellent benefits


  • Board eligibility or certification in general and child/adolescent psychiatry with significant leadership potential or experience (preferred)

E-mail CV to: vfornari@northwell.edu

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