Palliative Medicine Physician, LIJ Forest Hills Hospital

Location
Forest Hills, New York
Posted
Jun 21, 2022
Specialty
Palliative Care
Position Type
Permanent

Northwell Health’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine is seeking Palliative Medicine Physicians for its inpatient consult service at LIJ Forest Hills Hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to join a nationally recognized division. The ideal candidate should be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Palliative Medicine, or both Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Medicine and have an interest in delivering hospital-based patient care. Our interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and social workers provide high quality clinical care to older adults and those with serious and advanced illness. Highlights include academic and research opportunities, exposure to a variety of patient demographics, and professional growth opportunities.

Long Island Jewish Forest Hills is a 312-bed community teaching hospital that provides inpatient medical and surgical care, intensive care, and women’s health services. The hospital is designated as a Level II Perinatal Center. Our Emergency Department is a 911 receiving site, a certified heart station, as well as a New York state-designated Stroke Center. We also offer a well-regarded medical residency education program and a podiatry residency education program. Our facilities have exceptional staff using the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies available.

We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc’s #1 Hospital and Health System. 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. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care: https://www.northwell.edu/education-and-resources/community-engagement/center-for-equity-of-care

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. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit: Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn

For additional information and to apply, please contact Nicholas Franzini, Physician Recruitment: nfranzini@northwell.edu.

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