New Hyde Park, New York
Feb 10, 2021
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Northwell Health - Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park NY

Northwell Health is recruiting a full-time board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist to be the Associate Director of the Pediatric Emergency Psychiatry Service at the Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.

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 team of the region’s largest Pediatric Emergency Psychiatry Service which includes the Behavioral Health Emergency Service embedded in the Pediatric Emergency Department and the Pediatric Behavioral Health Urgent Care – a hospital based ambulatory crisis service that provides walk in assessments and short term crisis care. Large multidisciplinary team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, licensed mental health counselors, nurses, patient engagement specialists, and trainees in multiple disciplines. The associate director will work with the leadership team including the director, assistant nurse manager, program coordinator, and administrative supports.

Responsibilities include clinician recruitment, education, supervision, trainees, performance management, quality and process improvement, as well as continuous collaboration with pediatrics and behavioral health leaders across the health system.

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 have at least two years of emergency psychiatry experience, excellent management skills, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry BC.

Qualified candidates should forward their CV to Victoria DiCanio:


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