Clinical Geneticist: Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY
Cohen Children’s Medical Center, the major pediatric teaching hospital of The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, seeks a Board Eligible/Board Certified Clinical Geneticist to join our Division of Medical Genetics and Human Genomics. Our mission is to transform care by integrating genetics into routine clinical use at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and throughout Northwell Health.
Our team is comprised of clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, nurse practitioners, social workers, dieticians, research scientists, and bioinformaticians. We offer numerous opportunities to contribute to the care of patients, the advancement of science, and the education of the next generation of Genetics professionals. We are vastly expanding our pediatric and adult clinical genetics programs, focusing on:
- Prenatal genetics
- Pediatric genetics
- Cancer genetics
- Metabolic disorders
The successful candidate will be either a clinician or physician-scientist dedicated to a career in academic medicine. An academic appointment will be commensurate with credentials and experience.
Cohen Children’s Medical Center opened in 1983 as the New York metropolitan area’s only hospital designed exclusively for children. Today, it is the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the region, treating over 230,000 children per year and serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. It is the tertiary pediatric medical center of the Northwell Health System and the only Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. We are proud to have been selected as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by US News & World Report for 10 years in a row.
With 23 hospitals and more than 750 outpatient locations throughout the Metro New York area and beyond, Northwell Health serves over 11 million people and is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation. In addition to renowned clinical facilities, Northwell faculty members enjoy access to the academic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. At Northwell Health, we are committed to the highest quality of clinical care, dedicated to improving lives through research, and strive for excellence at all times.
If you choose to join us, you will find not only a great career opportunity, but also great lifestyle options. No matter where you choose to live, from the family-centered suburbs of Long Island to the glitter and buzz of Manhattan to the serene beauty of the Atlantic coast, the New York metropolitan area offers something for everyone.
Northwell is proud to offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits package.
For further information and to apply, please e-mail: OPR@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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