Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist
- Northwell Health
- New Hyde Park, New York
- Oct 07, 2021
- Critical Care Medicine
- Position Type
The candidate should have completed training and be BC/BE in pediatric critical care medicine, or pediatric critical care medicine with additional advanced training in pediatric cardiac critical care, or dual boarded in both pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric cardiology. The candidate will join a committed multidisciplinary team of intensivists, cardiologists, and neonatologists as a member of the division of pediatric critical care medicine. The candidate will also have full clinical as well as other academic responsibilities including research and teaching of residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY is seeking an experienced pediatric cardiac intensivist. Academic appointment at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The candidate will join a group of 7 pediatric cardiac intensivists to staff the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. The candidate will join the division of pediatric critical care medicine, with approximately 15 pediatric intensivists. Our 25-bed quaternary mixed ICU admits 2,600 children per year, including a growing number of complex congenital heart disease. Our two cardiothoracic surgeons perform a growing number of cardiac surgeries of all complexities, with the plans to develop a full heart failure and transplant program. This endeavor will enjoy support from an expanding group of cardiologists. Cardiac catheterization is done in our recently opened, state-of-the-art pediatric cardiac catheterization lab. The CICU is staffed by both pediatric critical care and pediatric cardiology fellows as well as pediatric residents. Care of cardiac patients is supported by a large multidisciplinary team including dedicated cardiac-trained nursing staff, social worker, and pharmacist.
Cohen Children’s Medical Center is the large children’s hospital for the Northwell Health System, NY’s largest healthcare provider, representing 23 hospitals and greater than 100 outpatient facilities in the metropolitan NY area. It is also the primary pediatric teaching facility for the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Multiple and varied research and academic opportunities are available through the school of medicine as well as the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the highly successful and supportive research institute at Northwell Health.
This will be a full-time faculty position at the level commensurate with the candidate’s experience within the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Candidates will have the opportunity to teach PICU and Cardiology fellows, pediatric residents, as well as medical students. Support for research, quality improvement, leadership education, and other academic opportunities are also available.
Interested individuals should contact James Schneider MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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