Associate Director, Clinical Laboratories

Location
Manhasset, New York
Posted
Dec 10, 2021
Specialty
Pathology
Position Type
Permanent

Associate Director, Laboratories

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

Northwell Health and North Shore University Hospital seeks a qualified MD or MD, PhD physician, to provide leadership in laboratory medicine as Associate Director for the clinical laboratories at North Shore University Hospital of the Northwell Health system. 

With 738 beds and a staff of more than 4,000 specialty and sub-specialty physicians, North Shore University Hospital is a quaternary care and flagship hospital of Northwell Health, with specialized centers of excellence supporting cardiac, lung, liver and renal transplant, advanced heart failure, CAR T therapy, level 1 trauma, maternal fetal medicine, and neurosurgery. As a teaching hospital for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, it provides a wide range of specialty and sub-specialty residency programs, postgraduate training programs, and clinical fellowships to educate the clinicians of the future.

This individual will provide visible and accessible leadership for all aspects of laboratory medicine, acting as a primary liaison with laboratory senior leadership and administrative staff, referring clinicians, and hospital and medical leadership. Responsibilities will also include ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements of CAP, CLIA, and the State of New York Department of Health; providing leadership for and management of the technologist workforce; rigorous attention to safety and quality management programming; and coordination with Laboratory Information Services. 

This individual will be a faculty member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and will have academic rank in accordance with qualifications. This individual will be expected to support the education of physicians-in-training at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and education of other medical professionals including technologists, supervisors, and managers. Direct reporting will be to the Medical Director of North Shore University Hospital Laboratories. 

Required qualifications include board certification in Clinical Pathology (CP) or in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP); with subspecialty CP training, data science skills, or substantive experience in leadership of a complex tertiary-care hospital laboratory preferred. The individual will be expected to have, or successfully obtain, a New York State license to practice medicine (MDs) and to hold or be eligible for the appropriate New York State Certificates of Qualification  An academic background with demonstrated academic accomplishments is desirable. 

Please send cover letter and curriculum vita to: Romaine Walton, Director, Physician recruitment: OPR@northwell.edu

Northwell Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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