Assistant Medical Director
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: Jmerson@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.