Part-Time Attending Psychiatrist Opening at Northwell Health’s Early Treatment Program

Queens, New York (US)
Jul 15, 2021
Position Type

Northwell Health Department of Behavioral Health is recruiting for a part-time board certified psychiatrist to work in its Early Treatment Program (ETP). This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative grant funded outpatient clinical and research program dedicated to the treatment of first episode psychosis. The Early Treatment Program provides state-of-the-art care and research opportunities to adolescents and young adults with newly diagnosed psychotic disorders including schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

The team at The Zucker Hillside Hospital has been pioneering early psychosis clinical care and research for decades. Our experts are at the forefront of efforts to improve treatment options, ensure best possible outcomes, and to understand what causes and contributes to psychotic symptoms.

Northwell Health is looking for an academically oriented psychiatrist with outstanding clinical and managerial skills who has an interest in transition age youth and early-onset psychiatric illness. Completion of a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship preferred. Special interest in and aptitude for teaching and supervision of junior psychiatry residents, medical and nursing students, and psychology interns, externs, and post-docs is preferred.      

Benefits at Northwell Health include:

  • Nationally competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • 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

Long Island Jewish Medical Center is located approximately 15 miles from Manhattan and short distances from diverse Long Island-based recreational activities (e.g. beaches, biking, parks).

Qualified candidates should forward their CV to:

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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