Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist - Lenox Hill Hospital – New York, New York

New York City, New York
Apr 20, 2022
Position Type

Northwell Health is recruiting a full-time BE/BC Psychiatrist to join our Psychiatry CL team at Lenox Hill Hospital.  The ideal candidate should be energetic and innovative and enjoy a collaborative, team-based approach. Fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry preferred, but not required.

The successful candidate will provide inpatient psychiatric consultations and follow-up on medical/surgical services as well as provide consultations in the emergency department. Responsibility includes evaluating and treating patients that have behavioral complications from medical illness, complications from medications, psychiatric disorders that are co-morbid with medical conditions, and medical complications of different psychiatric disorders. Responsibilities in the emergency department include assessment and management of behavioral emergencies and evaluating patients presenting with psychiatric complaints. The position includes both hospital and ambulatory components, consisting of dedicated time with the Primary Care practices. Generous faculty practice plan includes quality office space to see patients after hours. In addition, teaching opportunities exist (medical students, residents, psychology trainees, etc.) and trainee rotations are expanding.

Lenox Hill is one of the best hospitals in the region according to U.S. News & World Report. We offer world-class medical and surgical care at one of the largest and most sophisticated hospitals in New York City. With a wide range of services in heart and lung care, neurosciences, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, orthopedics, sports medicine, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and maternal/child health, we’re equipped to make a difference in the lives of everyone we serve. The Department of Psychiatry at Lenox Hill Hospital provides comprehensive psychiatric care to adults and children of all ages through its Outpatient Telehealth and In person Psychiatric Clinic, Consultation-Liaison service,  Inpatient adult 27 beds unit, ECT program, and other collaborative care programs.

Benefits at Northwell Health include: 

  • Nationally competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Four weeks’ vacation plus paid conference/CME time
  • Academic appointment in Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Advanced education opportunities

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities, and more than 16,600 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 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 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 Institutes 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 Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

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 permeate our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receive 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.

Qualified candidates should forward their CV to Victoria DiCanio at: and Alice Perkins at:

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