Medical Director of Transgender Medicine

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 13, 2021
Position Type
Permanent

The Center for Transgender Care, The Department of Psychiatry, and Northwell Health’s Behavioral Health Service Line is seeking an innovative, passionate Medical Director of Transgender Medicine. The 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 strong clinical interest in transgender medicine and preferably have experience in working in a specialty clinic.

This is a unique opportunity to join the leadership team of the Center for Transgender Care. Responsibilities include providing comprehensive services in a culturally competent manner, working to address the health needs of the Trans and Gender Non‐Conforming patients at various stages of the transitioning process. Diversified clinical duties will allow for a unique clinical experience whereby time will be spent in multiple ambulatory settings. Administrative responsibilities include education, supervision of trainees, performance management, process improvement, as well as continuous collaboration with program leaders across the health system and behavioral health service line.

Northwell Health

At Northwell Health, we understand that the transgender community is diverse with very unique needs and challenges. We provide multispecialty, culturally sensitive care for the transgender and gender non-conforming community in our region. This comprehensive care meets the health needs of patients at various ages and stages of the transitioning process. Our experienced mental health clinicians provide psychotherapy around gender transition issues, health and sexuality education, risk reduction counseling, and surgical specialty care for gender affirming surgery.

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 Victoria DiCanio: vdicanio@northwell.edu

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