Director, Ambulatory Psychiatry

New York (US)
Dec 11, 2020
Position Type

Northwell Health’s Behavioral Health Service Line and The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a full-time board certified Director, Ambulatory Psychiatry located in New Hyde Park, NY.

This is a unique leadership opportunity to grow the Behavioral Health Service Line’s ambulatory psychiatry portfolio through a combination of direct management of service-line operated programs, collaborative stewardship of non-service line-operated programs, participation in system-level initiatives to identify opportunities to improve patient satisfaction, quality of care, and delivery of direct patient care to ensure delivery of quality services.

The Director will work with service-line leadership to expand psychiatry services by developing a virtual clinic experience and implementing/promoting new technologies such as novel digital therapies and integration with Northwell’s patient portal, application and digital patient experience platform.

The Director will assume overall responsibility for the behavioral health practice including new program development, business development, program design, care standardization, workforce expansion, process improvement, regulatory compliance, and trainee education. Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and clinical policies and procedures. Implement clinical protocols, utilization reviews, case management, quality assurance, and compliance programs in the practice according to Hospital and service line policies. Practice settings may include group practices, hospital-based clinics, integrated care, employee services, community organizations, and substance use disorder programs.

Candidate must have an MD or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine and completion of Psychiatry Residency with Board Certification required. Candidate must be licensed (or license eligible) as a physician in the State of New York with a minimum of three years clinical practice in psychiatric medicine. Previous experience with ambulatory telepsychiatry and/or ambulatory psychiatry administration strongly preferred. Local travel required.

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 Lan Ma:

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.