CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST, SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH

Location
New Hyde Park, New York
Posted
Feb 10, 2021
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent

 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST, SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH

Northwell Health- Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Northwell Health is recruiting a full-time board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist to join the school mental health team at Cohen Children’s Medical Center. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills who have a passion for collaboration and innovation. 

This is a truly unique opportunity to join the growing school mental health service as the lead psychiatrist for the Behavioral Health Center – an ambulatory crisis service that provides walk in assessments and short term crisis care to the students of contracted districts, while collaborating and supporting the school based clinical teams. The clinical team includes physicians, social workers, mental health counselors and administrative supports. In addition to providing clinical care for students, the Northwell school mental health team also provides professional and community education, curricular support, consultation and care coordination to the participating school districts.

Northwell Health 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 in Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Advanced education opportunities
  • College Tuition reimbursement for dependent children

Applicants must be Child and Adolescent Psychiatry BE/BC. School mental health or crisis/emergency psychiatry experience preferred.

Qualified candidates should forward their CV to Victoria DiCanio: vdicanio@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.

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