The Mount Sinai Health System seeks Per Diem Emergency and Inpatient Psychiatrists!

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System seeks Per Diem Emergency and Inpatient Psychiatrists!

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 illness and substance use 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 service line encompasses the clinical behavioral health services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Queens.  We have over 350 inpatient behavioral health beds and 4 psychiatric emergency locations (CPEP/Psych ED), and had over 1 million ambulatory behavioral health visits in 2017.  

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking exceptional and talented adult and child and adolescent psychiatrists to join our Inpatient and emergency psychiatric services for per diem/moonlighting coverage.   Inpatient per diem positions are for weekend coverage of inpatient psychiatric units.  Emergency per diem positions are available for all shifts in our emergency psychiatric services. All locations serve as major teaching sites for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, with opportunities for teaching and education for on-call residents.  Candidates interested in salaried, non per-diem positions to provide ongoing coverage in all sites will also be considered.  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty appointment commensurate with experience. Positions are available immediately.  

Qualifications:
  • Board certified or board eligible Psychiatrist
  • Possess NYS license to practice medicine
  • At least one-year post-residency experience in inpatient/emergency psychiatry services preferred
  • Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills required
  • Outstanding teaching skills 
  • Must possess highly collaborative and proactive approach, and demonstrate commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care
  • A strong work ethic and desire to participate in and grow a team-oriented, performance-driven department
  • Qualifications for Clinical Instructor or higher level required

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, 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 Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in six other specialties in the 2018-2019 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology and 44th for Ear, Nose, and Throat. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau 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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