Director of PES - Psychiatry Emergency Services

Bronx, New York
May 19, 2021
Position Type
In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx our teams handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.


The psychiatric emergency service [PES] has an opening for a Director . We are seeking a Board Certified psychiatrist, preferably with clinical and teaching experience. We provide opportunities for leadership/ teaching/learning with an ideal mix of academics and clinical service.
  • Direct supervision of attending psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers and psychiatric PA staff.
  • Overseeing the delivery of high quality, evidence-based care and directly working with leaders in the other areas of the department including both in-patient and ambulatory programs, as well as the Emergency Medicine Department.
  • Assuming an important role in Patient Safety and Clinical Effectiveness.
  • Providing leadership in undergraduate medical education including active participation in the clinical and didactic teaching of medical students, PA students, Psychology Interns and Social Work students.
  • Incident review management and participation in departmental IR meetings.
  • Reviewing/revising guidelines for standards of care ensuring that the PES meets the DOH, CMS, Joint Commission and OMH standards and regulations.
  • Providing leadership for all tours.


  • Eligible for license in the state of NY.
  • ABMS Board Certification
  • 5+ years' experience working in a PES or CPEP environment is preferred.
  • Leadership experience preferred.

We provide opportunities for leadership/ teaching/learning with an ideal mix of academics and clinical service. You will also enjoy a comfortable and cordial work environment, and receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

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