Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Opportunity in Queens, NY - Northwell

Queens, New York
Oct 14, 2022
Emergency Medicine
Position Type

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health and The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell seeks Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians to join our growing and thriving team. As the busiest Pediatric ED in NY state and the primary pediatric hospital for Queens and Nassau county we have the honor of taking care of a true diversity of complex patients in the most diversely populated area in the world. With our dedicated focus on meaningful academic research, candidates interested in research will be viewed more favorably. Those interested in being nocturnist will also be viewed more favorably.

Our PEM team consists of 27 attendings, 9 fellows, and 7 advance care providers. We are located on the Queens and Nassau County border, in close proximity to Manhattan. The department layout includes 33 individual patient exam rooms and 2 critical care/trauma bays. We are the busiest American College of Surgeons Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center in NY state. Our total volume is approximately 65,000 visits a year. We have a dedicated behavioral health area, as well as a behavioral health urgicenter. Being part of the largest health system in NY assures a constant flow of interesting and complex transports daily. Our amazing and highly skilled nursing staff recently received the highest ranking in Magnet designation and was awarded the Lantern award from the Emergency Nurse’s Association. Amongst our staff are experts in Global Health, Child Abuse, Ultrasound, Emergency Management, Pediatric Transport, Trauma, Quality, Advocacy, and Research. 

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) treats over 230,000 children per year and serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. It is the tertiary pediatric medical center of Northwell Health, which constitutes 23 hospitals, and the only ACS Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island and NYC. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has 37 beds and has the highest volume within the region covering all aspects of critical care.  We have the busiest Heme/Onc and bone marrow transplant service in all of NYC.  And we are extremely proud of our new and exclusive pediatric operating theater space and a 10 bedded Neuroscience unit which just opened in the fall. 

Northwell Health serves over 11 million people and is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation.  In addition to the renowned tertiary clinical resources that we offer, our faculty also enjoys access to the scholastic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and strategic affiliation with the nationally renowned Cold Spring Harbor laboratory. No matter where you choose to live, from the family-centered suburbs of Long Island to the glitter and buzz of Manhattan to the serene beauty of the Atlantic coast, the New York metropolitan area offers something for everyone. If you choose to join us, you will find not only a great career opportunity, but also great lifestyle options. An academic appointment at The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with experience. Northwell is proud to offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits package.

For those interested, please send your CV to Dr. Josh Rocker, Division Chief,


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