Director of Ambulatory Telepsychiatry

New York (US)
Dec 11, 2020
Position Type

Northwell Health Department of Behavioral Health is recruiting a full-time board certified psychiatrist to be the Director of Ambulatory Telepsychiatry at our service line HQ (Long Island) and remote with some travel throughout Northwell’s footprint. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and managerial skills who have a passion for leadership and new program development.

This is a unique opportunity to lead the Behavioral Health Service Line’s growing ambulatory telepsychiatry 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, and delivery of direct patient care. The Director will work with service-line leadership to expand telepsychiatry 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.

Responsibilities include business development, program design, care standardization, workforce expansion, process improvement, regulatory compliance, and trainee education. 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 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, preferred.

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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