System Chief, Breast Surgery - Northwell Health

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 22, 2020
Position Type
Permanent

Northwell Health Cancer Institute is seeking a board certified System Chief of Breast Surgery Center to join our growing multidisciplinary program. The ideal candidate will have an interest and proven track record of at least five years of experience as an academic breast surgeon. The chosen candidate will be expected to work to grow surgical volume through referral networking, develop academic activities, and work closely with the leadership team in medical oncology, radiation oncology, reconstructive surgery, and genetics. Preference will be given to individuals who bring unique skills, interests, or qualifications to the current faculty in a complementary fashion. Individuals with a strong interest in research are encouraged to apply.

Northwell Health treats more than 16,000 patients with cancer annually, and offers patients access to the services of more than 200 Cancer Institute physicians in more than 25 sub-specialties throughout the greater New York metropolitan region. The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is home to Northwell Health’s research and is an epicenter for scientific discovery and innovation, including basic science, and clinical research. Northwell Health and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have created a strategic partnership to accelerate translational cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment. This collaboration also enhances the potential to bring early phase clinical trials to our patients, in addition to existing offerings of cancer clinical trials to patients throughout the region.

Less than a decade old, the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell has already received accolades as one of the most innovative training centers in the country. Northwell Health is one of the largest health systems in the country, comprising 23 hospitals, over 61,000 employees, and 3,600 physicians, and is world-renowned for its visionary and caring approach to healthcare. Strategic alliances with the Cleveland Clinic, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and others, extend the system's reach. A short walk from North Shore University Hospital is the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, one of the nation’s top biomedical research facilities. The scope, size, and diversity of the health system help to create a rich set of opportunities.

Please send CV and cover letter to Romaine Walton at the Office of Physician Recruitment at: 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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