Perinatal Psychiatrist: Unique Opportunity for Full-time Leadership Role in an Academic Setting

Queens, New York
Aug 30, 2021
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The Department of Psychiatry at the Zucker Hillside Hospital/Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Northwell Health is seeking a full-time perinatal psychiatrist to serve as Physician-in-charge of our outpatient Perinatal Psychiatry Center. Completion of advanced training in perinatal (reproductive) psychology and/or women’s mental health is preferred.   

The Perinatal Psychiatry Center is a growing specialty Center of Excellence at Zucker Hillside Hospital that articulates closely with our 22-bed inpatient psychiatry Women’s Unit with perinatal cluster; with the Department of OB-GYN which delivers nearly 38,000 babies annually (1% of all national births); with Northwell’s Katz Institute for Women’s Health; and with an NIH-supported perinatal psychiatry/women’s behavioral health research program. Furthermore, the Center works closely with emerging behavioral health collaborative care programs being integrated into Northwell’s extensive array of OB-GYN group practices.

The successful candidate will join our multi-disciplinary behavioral health team of experts. Our team includes reproductive psychiatrists, CL-psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, perinatal psychologists, social workers, and licensed mental health counselors who collectively provide state-of-the-art diagnostics and therapeutics, including sensitive and informed management for this patient population, and applicable evidence-based therapies.

The candidate should possess exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills with a strong interest in working with the perinatal population and supervising and training medical students, adult psychiatry residents, and consultation/liaison psychiatry fellows participating in a specialized women’s/perinatal track. The Physician-in-charge will work closely with the Director of Women’s Behavioral Health and other Departmental leaders to execute strategic planning in women’s behavioral health.


  • MD or DO degree
  • New York State Medical License
  • ABPN Board Certification

Highly competitive compensation, benefits and perquisites highlight our employment package. Academic appointment at our exciting new medical school, The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, is available, commensurate with background and experience.

The Zucker Hillside Hospital at Long Island Jewish Medical Center is located in Glen Oaks, approximately 15 miles east of Manhattan on the border of Nassau and Queens Counties. The area is noteworthy for desirable housing options in pleasant townships and easy access to diverse Long Island-based recreational activities (e.g. beaches, biking, nature preserves, cultural attractions, and shopping).

Interested applicants should forward an introductory cover letter and current CV to:
Kristina M. Deligiannidis, MD
Director of Women’s Behavioral Health, Zucker Hillside Hospital:

About Northwell Health
As New York State’s largest private employer and one of the nation’s largest health care systems, Northwell Health is home to more than 77,000+ employees, 23 hospitals, more than 6,500 hospital and long-term care beds, 800 ambulatory facilities, and various urgent care centers, pharmacies, and additional health services. Northwell Health delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, and educating the next generation of medical professionals through the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Northwell trains 1,900 residents and fellows in 160 programs. Four Northwell hospitals are rated top-50 national ratings in 18 adult medical specialties in US News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospital rankings. Northwell is the only health care provider in New York State to be recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work for (C).

Northwell Health’s mission is to improve the health of the communities it serves. Northwell’s focus is on prevention, wellness, and providing the full continuum of diagnosis, treatment, and after-care services to all those the health system serves. Northwell provides seamless, coordinated care through 4,500 employed physicians, 14,200+ affiliated physicians, 18,500+ nurses, and 5,000+ volunteers across more than 100 clinical specialties, for over 2 million+ patients. In 2019, Northwell Health’s operating revenue grew to $13.5 billion.

It is the policy of Northwell Health to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, generic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, or other characteristics protected by applicable law. Northwell Health leaders, including the CEO, are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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