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Plastic Surgery – Microsurgery Fellowship

Employer
Northwell Health
Location
Bay Shore, New York
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery, Plastic
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Northwell Health System on Long Island, NY is seeking an ambitious and motivated physician for a Fellowship in Microsurgical and Advanced Breast Reconstruction in our Eastern Region. This one-year fellowship seeks to develop the next generation of leaders in plastic surgery.

Northwell Health System has an exciting opportunity for a non-ACGME, one-year Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction Fellowship. The applicant will have a junior associate role and a salary commensurate with PGY level. Subsidized housing is available. The successful applicant may be considered for a faculty position at Northwell. The fellow will work with a highly experienced faculty that performs 200-300 microsurgical flaps per year and be exposed to a wide spectrum of breast reconstruction techniques including DIEP flaps, Hybrid Flaps, Innervated flaps, Robotic-assisted flap harvest, alternative microsurgical flaps, lymphatic reconstruction, oncoplastic reconstruction, implant-based reconstruction, and revision surgery. The trainee will be instructed in Enhanced Recovery Protocols, Operating Room Efficiency, Program Development, Managed Care Contract Negotiation, Hospital Alignment, and other key areas needed to develop a successful quality program. The fellowship provides the trainee a varied experience of performing complex reconstruction techniques in a community environment and how to achieve consistent outcomes in a range of clinical settings. There is also the opportunity to assist faculty with research endeavors.

Faculty:

  • Program Director - Dr. Mark Smith
  • Co-director - Dr. Neil Tanna
  • Additional Faculty - Dr. Adam Perry, Dr. Elizabeth Sieczka, Dr. Lauren Shikowitz-Behr

Eastern Long Island is home to seven Northwell Hospitals serving over 3 million people. The area is known for its magnificent ocean beaches and beautiful coastal harbors, with numerous wineries, fine dining, and cultural venues and easy access to two international airports, making it both a regional and international vacation destination. The area provides access to a wide array of outdoor activities including boating, fishing, golf, and tennis and is home to both luxury and discount shopping centers. Access to New York City is less than one hour away.

Northwell Health is one of the largest health systems in the country, comprising 22 hospitals, over 80,000 employees, and 3,800 physicians, and recognized for its visionary and caring approach to healthcare. Strategic alliances with the Cleveland Clinic, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and others extend the system's reach. A short walk from North Shore University Hospital is the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, one of the nation’s top biomedical research facilities. The scope, size and diversity of the health system help to create a rich set of opportunities.

Applicants must have completed a residency program in plastic surgery and be able to satisfy all requirements for licensure by New York State and all the surgical credentialing requirements at Northwell Health.

This position requires:

  • MD degree or DO from an accredited institution
  • Successfully completion of an ACGME accredited program in plastic surgery prior to employment commencing
  • An unrestricted New York State Medical license prior to start date of employment
  • Malpractice insurance - cost will be covered by Northwell
  • Successful credentialing by Northwell Health hospitals and clinics

Northwell Health is supportive of Visa candidates. We are currently accepting applications for the Microsurgery Fellowship for the academic year 2023-2024.

The application should include:

  1. Current CV
  2. A Personal Statement detailing your interest in joining this fellowship and what you hope to achieve

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

For any inquiries regarding the fellowship program, please contact Dr. Mark Smith directly at: msmith63@northwell.edu. For application submission and follow up, please email Marilyn Sic at: msic@northwell.edu or call: (516) 224-2353. 

Full-time clinical base compensation at Northwell Health ranges from $125K to $750K, which is impacted by various factors, including but not limited to physician specialty, level of experience, quality of care, academic accomplishments, patient experience and productivity. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.

Company

About Northwell Health 

Northwell Health includes 21 award-winning hospitals and more than 750 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. Northwell is the most awarded health system in all of New York, and home to the #1 hospital in the state – North Shore University Hospital* (NSUH) – according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospital Rankings survey. Additionally, six Northwell hospitals earned top 50 national rankings across 39 medical specialties, with nine hospitals ranked among the best in the state.

We have access to the wide range of resources that Northwell Health has to offer, and we are also affiliated with a number of other excellent organizations. Northwell Health Physician Partners provides exceptional, comprehensive and quality clinical care to patients, families and communities through an integrated approach and with a commitment to exceeding customer expectations. At Northwell Health, we define tomorrow’s health care through clinical care, community health, education, research and entrepreneurship.

At Northwell Health, we seek innovation and excellence in everything we do. This passion can be observed throughout our system of 21 hospitals and more than 700 ambulatory and physician practices. We are NYS largest health care provider and private employer. Our mission is to redefine patient care and the way it is provided. Are you Made for this?

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.

Salary Disclosure

Full-time clinical base compensation at Northwell Health ranges from $125K to $750K, which is impacted by various factors, including but not limited to physician specialty, level of experience, quality of care, academic accomplishments, patient experience and productivity. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.

Website

https://jobs.northwell.edu/career-specialties/physicians/

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