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The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a Director for the Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Service at Mount Sinai -St. Luke’s!

New York, New York

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a Director for the Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Service at Mount Sinai -St. Luke’s.

The Icahn School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry is a vibrant community of clinicians, researchers, educators, and trainees committed to discovering the causes of, and better treatments for, mental disorders. We are ranked #6 nationally in NIH funding, and listed as one of the top regional hospital departments by U.S. News & World Report. The Mount Sinai Behavioral Health System encompasses the clinical psychiatric services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt. This combined entity has over 400 inpatient behavioral health beds and a robust clinical ambulatory platform with over 1 million visits in 2014.  Our vision is to be the premier provider of behavioral health services through the development and delivery of evidence-based, integrated, and cost-effective models of care across populations with mental health/substance use disorders.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, forward thinking, and team oriented psychiatrist for the position of Director Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Services at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. The Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Service encompasses the Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, the Psychiatric Recovery Center, and the Center for the Intensive Treatment of Personality Disorders. We provide care to individuals with a broad range of mental illnesses using a team approach, including psychopharmacological care and individual, group and family therapy. Close collaboration with on-site primary care and substance use services is built in.  The service is a major teaching site for psychiatry residents, medical students and psychologists.   

The Director of Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry will oversee these services and will be responsible for all aspects of service delivery. This will include oversight of clinical care, regulatory compliance and quality improvement, fiscal performance, as well as educational content for all staff and trainees. The outpatient services integrate primary care and the Director will have numerous opportunities for innovation and creative thinking. This is a mid-career position that reports to the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, and we are seeking a highly collaborative and incisive leader who can lead the service into a cutting edge platform that will be successful in a value-based system of care.  

Qualified candidates will be board certified Psychiatrists, and possess NYS license to practice medicine. Candidates must have at least 5 years of clinical administrative experience in outpatient settings and have demonstrated success in executing change.  Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills required. Must possess highly collaborative and proactive approach, and demonstrate commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty appointment commensurate with experience.. Qualifications for Assistant Professor or higher level required. We offer a highly competitive remuneration package commensurate with the scope of this position, along with an opportunity to join our world class organization. Numerous opportunities for advancement exist.

About Mount Sinai:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai’s vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. 
The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System 
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