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Associate Medical Director of Lung Transplantation

Employer
Northwell Health
Location
Manhasset, New York
Start date
Nov 12, 2021

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The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Northwell Health is seeking a lung transplant pulmonologist to serve as Associate Medical Director of Lung Transplantation. Prior experience in management of lung transplant patients in an established lung transplant program is required. Board certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is required; completion of a lung transplant fellowship program is desired.

The Associate Director will work with the Director on clinical duties related to management of pre- and post- lung transplant patients in both ambulatory and in-patient settings. The associate director will also work with the director on lung transplant program growth and development. In addition to clinical care, teaching, and research opportunities in lung transplantation are available.

The Associate Medical Director will contribute to further development of our new active lung transplant program in collaboration with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery based at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY. Patient flow to the program is facilitated by advanced lung disease/lung transplant clinics at various Northwell Health hospitals in the metropolitan region. Northwell Health also has established programs in renal, liver and cardiac transplantation. Clinical duties will focus on the care of lung transplant patients, including initial evaluation, peri-transplant care and post-transplant management.   

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine has over 35 faculty members with active subspecialty programs in Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cystic Fibrosis, Interventional Pulmonology as well as an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program for acute lung injury/ARDS, among other subspecialty areas of expertise. The position includes opportunities for educational activities with trainees including Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellows, residents and medical students as well as the opportunity to pursue translational research in lung transplantation. While the lung transplant program will be based at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, it will be an important component of the Northwell Health Lung Institute, which combines the resources of four tertiary care hospitals, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, South Shore University Hospital, and Staten Island University Hospital as well as other Northwell hospitals. The program will also serve as a referral resource for Northwell Health hospitals and the Long Island-NY-Westchester regions.

Northwell Health: 23 hospitals and more than 750 outpatient locations throughout the Metro NY area and beyond, serving 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.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and an academic appointment at the medical school. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the seventh largest medical group in the country. Appointment at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be provided, commensurate with experience, training, academic portfolio, and teaching activities.

For further details and opportunities, please contact: Lindsay Appelman, Office of Physician Recruitment, Northwell Health, OPR@northwell.edu.

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About Northwell Health 

Northwell Health includes 21 award-winning hospitals and more than 750 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. Northwell is the most awarded health system in all of New York, and home to the #1 hospital in the state – North Shore University Hospital* (NSUH) – according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospital Rankings survey. Additionally, six Northwell hospitals earned top 50 national rankings across 39 medical specialties, with nine hospitals ranked among the best in the state.

We have access to the wide range of resources that Northwell Health has to offer, and we are also affiliated with a number of other excellent organizations. Northwell Health Physician Partners provides exceptional, comprehensive and quality clinical care to patients, families and communities through an integrated approach and with a commitment to exceeding customer expectations. At Northwell Health, we define tomorrow’s health care through clinical care, community health, education, research and entrepreneurship.

At Northwell Health, we seek innovation and excellence in everything we do. This passion can be observed throughout our system of 21 hospitals and more than 700 ambulatory and physician practices. We are NYS largest health care provider and private employer. Our mission is to redefine patient care and the way it is provided. Are you Made for this?

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.

Salary Disclosure

Full-time clinical base compensation at Northwell Health ranges from $125K to $750K, which is impacted by various factors, including but not limited to physician specialty, level of experience, quality of care, academic accomplishments, patient experience and productivity. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.

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https://jobs.northwell.edu/career-specialties/physicians/

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