Associate Chair of Surgery – Staten Island University Hospital

Staten Island, New York
Dec 15, 2020
Position Type

Northwell Health’s and Staten Island University Hospital is recruiting a Senior Surgeon with at least five years of progressive clinical and leadership experience to serve as Associate Chair/Director of Surgical Education and Quality for Staten Island University Hospital. The Associate Chair will work with departmental and organizational leadership to facilitate operations and strategic planning that promote continuous improvement within our clinical and educational enterprise. Ideal candidates will require a Board Certification in Surgery, minimum of five years’ experience as a surgeon and educator, with progressive leadership skills and knowledge of quality standards.

Highlights include:

  • Appropriate balance of administrative and clinical time
  • Regular participation in key hospital and medical staff committees
  • Development and maintenance of continuous quality improvement programs
  • Supervises all educational efforts of the Department of Surgery, including fulfilling the role of Residency Program Director.
  • Assist the Chair in implementing policies, procedures, and methods of operation

Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed teaching hospital that spans two campuses and provides a vast array of services in health and wellness. Our 17-acre North campus houses Staten Island’s most modern emergency department, a state-of-the-art education center, and a medical arts pavilion. Our South campus boasts its own emergency department and offers a range of specialty programs, including geriatric psychiatry, behavioral health, and substance abuse services.

The Department of Surgery at SIUH consists of 40 full-time and six part-time Physicians spanning the disciplines of general, vascular, breast, colorectal, bariatric, minimally invasive, hernia, and trauma, plastics, pediatrics, podiatry, urology, ENT, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and ophthalmology. The Department maintains accreditation as an Adult Level I Trauma Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, Surgical Residency Training Program (3 per year), Vascular Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Fellowship, and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.

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.

For further details, please contact Romaine Walton, Senior Recruiter at: 


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