Glen Oaks, New York
Jul 27, 2022
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Northwell Health – Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY

Northwell Health’s Department of Behavioral Health is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Psychiatrist or Clinician (Social Worker or Psychologist) to help lead Zucker Hillside Hospital’s General Psychiatry Training Program located in Glen Oaks, New York. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and managerial skills who will assist in providing oversight of the program to ensure regulatory compliance of the Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the Residency Review Committee (RRC). The ideal candidate will ensure the completeness of the educational training experience, comply with institutional and regulatory guidelines and maintain the adequacy of the educational environment. Responsibilities will be split between the Associate Program Director role and clinical work aligned with interest. Applicants should have experience working in an Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) or Graduate Medical Education (GME) setting, and desire to take part in leadership of all aspects of a dynamic and nationally known training program. Work responsibilities will include leadership of the clinical curriculum, didactic curriculum, assessment program, and/or recruitment processes. Our team is looking for a proactive and engaged colleague, looking to expand their medical educational horizons and help develop the next generation of psychiatrists. Application review will begin on 8/20 and remain open until the position is filled.

Zucker Hillside Hospital is a 230-bed psychiatric facility on the campus of Long Island Jewish Medical Center. It operates ten (10) inpatient units (including a young adult/first episode/college unit) and serves over 6500 collective ambulatory registrants in its adult, geriatric, and child/adolescent and on- and off-campus substance use disorder programs. With a large cadre of multidisciplinary trainees and a renowned Research Department, Zucker Hillside represents a unique and dynamic behavioral health center less than 20 miles from midtown Manhattan. The General Psychiatry Training Program provides a remarkable setting and a flexible curriculum for residents to discover their 'calling', design their own individualized path, and launch their careers as outstanding clinicians and emerging leaders.

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
  • College Tuition reimbursement for dependent children

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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