Director, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine - Plainview and Syosset Hospitals

Employer
Northwell Health
Location
Long Island, New York
Start date
Jun 23, 2023

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Northwell Health and the Department of Medicine is seeking a Director of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Plainview and Syosset Hospitals in Long Island, NY. 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. 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.

About Plainview Hospital:

Plainview Hospital is an acute care, 219-bed full-service community hospital that treats patients with a wide range of medical, surgical and gynecological conditions. We offer a same-day surgery program and recently opened up a new cardiac catheterization lab. Our emergency department is staffed by a team of board-certified emergency medicine physicians and certified emergency nurses and technicians 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and offers expanded treatment areas and a fast-track unit. It is also a New York State Department of Health Primary Stroke Center, a Joint Commission certified site as an advanced primary stroke center, and a recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award.

We offer robust training programs at Plainview Hospital, including:

  1. Fellowship in Sports Medicine (Primary Care) at Plainview Hospital
  2. Residency in Family Medicine at Plainview Hospital
  3. Residency in Transitional Year Program at Plainview Hospital
  4. Residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Honors & awards:

  1. Magnet Designation for Nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  2. SRC certified as a center of excellence in minimally invasive surgery
  3. Recognized by the Joint Commission for excellence in advanced stroke and diabetes
  4. Recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  5. Undersea and Hyperbaric medical Society Accreditation with Distinction
  6. Designated Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign
  7. Accredited by the Commission on Cancer

About Syosset Hospital:

Syosset Hospital is a 103-bed full-service community hospital with an inpatient medical-surgical unit, a telemetry unit, and an intensive care unit. In addition, it offers specialized surgical services in a state-oft-he-art facility with advanced surgical technology. Syosset Hospital is one of the foremost centers in the region for orthopedic, bariatric, ophthalmology, and pain management procedures.

Our commitment to the community’s health and wellness is bolstered by membership in local service organizations, joint activities with schools and other important community organizations, sponsorship of health fairs and screenings, patient education programs, and our newsletters on health care developments and hospital services. Most recently, Syosset Hospital received an “A” rating on Leapfrog’s Hospital’s 2022 Fall Grade, recognizing our commitment to patient safety and achievements in promoting best outcomes amongst the nation’s health systems.

Honors & awards:

  1. Center for Orthopedic Excellence with Joint Commission certification in advanced joint replacement for hip and knee as well as advanced spine surgery
  2. Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designated by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  3. Recognized by the Joint Commission for excellence in advanced stroke and diabetes
  4. Recipient of the Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  5. Designated Leader in LGBTQIA+ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign

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. 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 21 hospitals, with over 850 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 80,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,900 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.

EOE M/F/D/V

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.

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

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