Medical ICU Director, SSUH - NYC Suburbs

Location
Long Island City, New York
Posted
Dec 07, 2020
Position Type
Permanent

The Northwell Health Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine is seeking a Director for the Medical ICU at South Shore University Hospital (formally Southside Hospital). Fellowship training and Board Certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as well as at least five years of experience is required. The Director will be expected to provide clinical, educational, and administrative leadership for our MICU and to participate in our Acute Lung Injury/ECMO program. The Division hosts a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program with active involvement of fellows, medical residents, and students. An academic appointment at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell is provided.

South Shore University Hospital (formally Southside Hospital) is a 305-bed hospital 30 miles east of NYC on the south shore of Long Island. We are rapidly growing and have plans to potentially expand to over 400 beds. We are the eastern most Long Island tertiary hospital for Northwell Health. We currently have 36 ICU beds and building another 30 ICU beds by 2023. We integrate closely with a 24/7 eICU and innovate in our collaboration. We have an active level II trauma center, neurosurgery service, complex cardiology with cardiothoracic surgery, Impellas, transcatheter valves, and ECMO. In the summer of 2019 we added a Neuro ICU with neurointerventional capacity as well as a new emergency medicine residency.

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 650 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 72,000 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.

The right candidate will have a strong commitment to medical student and resident education. All candidates will receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the fifth largest medical group in the country. Academic Appointment to Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience.

For further details and opportunities, please contact Lindsay Appelman, Physician Recruiter, Northwell Health: lappelman@northwell.edu.

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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.