South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, NY is currently seeking a full time Geriatrician / Palliative Care Physician to lead the Section of Geriatric / Palliative Care!
The ideal candidate will have an interest in interest in caring for geriatric and hospitalized palliative care patients, providing in-patient geriatrics and palliative consultations to in-patients. Opportunity for outpatient geriatric / palliative care available as well.
The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in ensuring excellent patient care and quality outcomes. In addition, this ambitious and talented physician will be fully committed to leading and building the geriatric / palliative s aspect of our new Division of internal Medicine within the Department of Medicine. As well, the person will play an important role in our new Internal Medicine Residency Program which will begin in July 2019.
As a leader in healthcare delivery in Long Island, South Nassau Communities Hospital is committed to developing innovative programs to support the health of individuals and populations, while also using resources effectively. Mount Sinai has always been a trailblazer in research, education, and patient care, including the development of even better models of care to benefit patients.
- Medical Degree from an Accredited University
- New York State Medical License
- Board Certified or in Internal Medicine and certified / eligible Geriatric Medicine
- The position would report to the Chief of the Division of Geriatrics, under the leadership of Division Chief Dr. Cliff Feiner, within the Department of Medicine, at South Nassau Communities Hospital.
About South Nassau Communities Hospital:
South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 455 beds, more than 900 physicians and 3,500 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care. The Department of Medicine at South Nassau Communities Hospital, under the Chairman of the Department, Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA is comprised of 400 voluntary and full time Internists and subspecialists, and has been approved by the ACGME to start a 30 resident Internal Medicine Residency Program in July 2019. South Nassau also operates Long Island’s only free-standing, 9-1-1 receiving Emergency Department, located in Long Beach. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty, as well as noninvasive Novalis Tx™ and Gamma Knife® radiosurgery technologies for tumors of the body and brain. South Nassau is a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and is an accredited center of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Association and Quality Improvement Program. The hospital has been awarded the Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for disease-specific care for heart failure, primary stroke, hip replacement, knee replacement, wound care, bariatric surgery, and end-stage renal disease, and is one of only 25 hospitals in the US designated by the Infectious Diseases Society of America as a Center of Excellence for Antimicrobial Stewardship. For more information, visit:https://www.southnassau.org/main/home.aspx
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:
Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System