Assistant Medical Director

New York City, New York
Dec 11, 2020
Position Type

Northwell Health Department of Behavioral Health is recruiting a full-time board certified psychiatrist to be the Assistant Medical Director, Emergency Telepsychiatry at Lenox Health Greenwich Village in Manhattan. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and managerial skills who have a passion for leadership and innovation.

This is a unique opportunity to join the leadership of an established Emergency Telepsychiatry Program serving 16 Northwell Emergency Departments across the NY/Metropolitan area from a 24/7 multidisciplinary hub at Lenox Health Greenwich Village. Responsibilities include clinician recruitment, education, supervision, trainees, performance management, and process improvement, as well as continuous collaboration with emergency medicine and behavioral health leaders across the health system.

Northwell Health is looking for an MD or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine and completion of Psychiatry Residency with Board Certification required. Candidate must be licensed as a physician in the State of New York with a minimum of five years clinical practice in psychiatric medicine and previous leadership experience.

Northwell Health System is New York State’s largest private employer and healthcare provider and a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® with 23 hospitals, eight of which are Magnet®-designated, more than 750 outpatient facilities, laboratories, world-class research facilities, and more. We are located across Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, and beyond. Our 74,000+ clinical and non-clinical professionals are redefining the way health care is delivered. Experience a career well cared for and make a difference in the lives of the people in the communities in which we live, love, and belong.

Benefits at Northwell Health include:

  • Nationally competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Four weeks’ vacation plus paid conference/CME time
  • Academic appointment commensurate with experience at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Advanced education opportunities
  • College Tuition reimbursement for dependent children

Qualified candidates should forward their CV to Dr. Jonathan Merson:

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