Job ID: 289431725  |  Last Updated: 5/2/2017

Associate Director – Academic Emergency Psychiatry Service

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
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Job Description

Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist for a new leadership position within the division of emergency psychiatry. The Associate Director of the Division of Emergency Psychiatry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center serves an integral clinical and leadership role in an academic emergency behavioral health service that conducts over 9,000 assessments each year in a dedicated behavioral health space. Successful applicants will have a strong interest in career development within emergency behavioral health. Leadership experience (including chief residency) is preferred, but not required.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center is a 488-bed tertiary care facility with an annual volume of over 98,000 Emergency Room visits. The 48-acre campus of Long Island Jewish Medical Center includes a total of 888 beds, including Cohen Children's Medical Center and Zucker Hillside Psychiatric Hospital.
Unique Leadership Opportunity
Join the leadership team of the flagship Psychiatric Emergency Service at the largest health system in New York State (21 hospitals, 60,000+ employees, 10,000+ physicians)
Leadership team includes Adult and Pediatric Director, two Associate Directors, Senior Admin Manager, and Program Coordinator
Staff of 60+ includes 24/7 interdisciplinary team of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Nurses, and trainees in multiple disciplines including Residents and Fellows.
Position is 2 days/week clinical, with remaining time for administration and academics

Academic Leader
Academic appointment in Psychiatry at the top-ranked Zucker Hillside Hospital
Academic appointment in Emergency Medicine at LIJ Medical Center
Classroom and clinical teaching of Residents, Fellows, Medical Students, NP/EMT students.
Extensive research and publication opportunities

Excellent base salary- nationally competitive
Significant bonus/moonlighting opportunities
Large employer contribution to retirement plan (11%) and $5000 annual CME

For further information, or to apply, please contact: OPR@NORTHWELL.EDU

Employer Profile

Northwell Health is New York States largest health care provider and private employer, with 21 hospitals and over 550 outpatient practices. We care for more than two million people annually in the metro New York area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 61,000 employees 15,000+ nurses and nearly 3,400 physicians, including nearly 2,700 members of Northwell Health Physician Partners are working to change health care for the better. Were making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit

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