Associate Director

New York
Aug 28, 2020
Position Type

Associate Director of Neonatology for the Eastern Region

Northwell Health, New York

The Department of Pediatrics of Northwell Health and The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell seeks a mid-career or senior level Neonatologist to join the Division of Neonatology as the Associate Director, Neonatology, responsible for quality and safety in the Eastern Region of Northwell Health.

This position requires someone with strong clinical, operational, and leadership skills, as well as experience in neonatal care, quality, and safety to provide clinical care and lead the clinical expansion of neonatal services at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, NY. Additionally, the Associate Director will work closely with the Neonatal Service Line to provide quality and safety oversight for neonatal care provided at Huntington Hospital and Peconic Bay Medical Center. The Associate Director will also have the opportunity to attend in the Northwell Health teaching NICUs at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital, if desired.

The successful candidate will have a MD or DO from an accredited medical school, completed Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship with Board Certification, and a minimum of five (5) years of progressive clinical and leadership experience. S/he must be licensed or be eligible to be licensed as a physician in the State of New York. Academic appointment at The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with experience. The compensation package is competitive and includes salary, fringe benefits, malpractice insurance, and CME time.

Northwell Health is the largest private employer in New York State with an annual operating budget of more than $11 million, 68,000 employees, 23 hospitals, and 700 ambulatory sites. With 12 hospitals proving newborn care and over 40,000 deliveries annually, Northwell Health is a leader in the region. In addition to renowned clinical facilities, Northwell faculty members enjoy access to the academic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. At Northwell Health, we are committed to the highest quality of clinical care, dedicated to improving lives through research, and strive for excellence at all times.

For further details, please contact Lan Ma, Office of Physician Recruitment, Northwell Health:


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.