Vice Chair, Brachytherapy - Nassau County, Long Island, Northwell Health

Employer
Northwell Health
Location
Nassau County, Long Island, New York
Start date
Jul 7, 2023

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The Department of Radiation Medicine at Northwell Health seeks a board-certified radiation oncologist as Vice Chair of Brachytherapy within the department of Radiation Medicine. This is a clinical leadership position to build upon an established brachytherapy program across the Northwell Health System. The Department with nine clinical locations throughout the NY metro area has six HDR after-loaders, a strong LDR program as well as a full spectrum of brachytherapy cases including intravascular brachytherapy. This opportunity is to lead the service and develop a system standard of care and program around brachytherapy that interdigitates with the multidisciplinary disease programs within the Northwell Health Cancer Institute. The role will be to develop research protocols, relationships with industry, and to educate the next leaders in brachytherapy.

The Department of Radiation Medicine is one of the largest in the NY metro area treating >275 patients daily. The residency program is recognized by Doximity as the second ranked program in NY State. We are recognized for having developed a novel safety culture framed around Smarter Radiation Oncology®. The candidate for this position will be one with a background in brachytherapy looking for a leadership role in driving the strategic growth and development of brachytherapy. Candidates must have a minimum of five years’ experience preferably at the Associate or Professor level. The role will be split clinical (with a practice in Nassau County, NY) and administrative across the system in developing a brachytherapy strategy for clinical growth and consistency, research ,and education.

The Department of Radiation Medicine is part of the Northwell Health Cancer Institute, which treats more than 16,000 patients with cancer, giving patients access to the services of more than 200 Cancer Institute physicians in more than 25 sub-specialties. The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is home to Northwell Health’s research and is an epicenter for scientific discovery and innovation, including basic science and clinical research in molecular medicine, genetics, oncology, brain research, mental health, autoimmunity, and bioelectronic medicine. In 2015, Northwell Health and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory began a strategic affiliation to accelerate cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment. This collaboration offers the ability to deliver cancer therapeutics to patients throughout the region, while also meeting the comprehensive medical and surgical needs of those with cancer and at risk of the disease.

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities, and nearly 15,000 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 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 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 Institute 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 Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Physicians are employed through Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the country.

For additional information and to apply, please forward your CV and a brief statement of interest to:Judith Heller, AVP of Physician Recruitment, at: OPR@northwell.edu

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Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 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 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 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 Institute 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 Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

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.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Physicians are employed through Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the country.

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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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