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Mount Sinai Queens is seeking a Medical Director for its new Ambulatory Pavilion in Astoria!

Astoria, New York

Job Description

Mount Sinai Queens is seeking a Medical Director for its new Ambulatory Pavilion in Astoria! 

Mount Sinai Queens recently celebrated the opening of its brand new $180 million ambulatory Pavilion in Astoria. The six-story, 140,000-square-foot building features an expanded emergency department, six new operating rooms and new outpatient services staffed with primary care physicians and medical and surgical specialists, all of whom are on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan.

The building was constructed behind the original Astoria General Hospital at Crescent Street and 30th Avenue, which was taken over by Mount Sinai in 1999 and is now part of the city’s largest hospital system.

With its stunning new facilities and state-of-the-art technology, Mount Sinai Queens is carrying on the 120-year tradition of delivering health care on this site, and the hospital is attracting top talent to further augment its excellent physician and nursing staff.

Clinical Responsibilities:

The Medical Director will play an instrumental role in ensuring excellent patient care, quality outcomes, and patient satisfaction. In addition, the physician will lead by example, bringing out the best in his/her colleagues.

Administrative Responsibilities
  • Lead quality assurance and quality improvement activities for the practice in order to continuously raise the standard of care
  • Oversee clinical operations - maintain optimal patient flow and provider access
  • Identify clinical staffing needs and assist with recruitment
  • Ensure appropriate physician behavior, competence, and fitness for duty
  • Address issues related to patient complaints and grievances
  • Risk management
  • Develop, implement and monitor protocols, processes and metrics to meet goals of the practice and health system
  • Schedule regular meetings with physicians in the practice to address performance
  • Work with Clinical Departments to identify and implement appropriate medical educational activities within the practice
Other Activities
  • Work with Administration and Clinical Leadership to grow the practice
  • Participate in Hospital Committees and Programs to improve Care Coordination
  • Regularly present performance metrics and active initiatives to improve performance to Hospital leadership  
Position Qualifications
  • Medical Degree from an Accredited University
  • New York State Medical License
  • Board Certification
  • Prior Medical Practice leadership experience

Qualified candidates will be Board Certified in Internal Medicine with preference given to those with advanced degrees. Substantial experience in clinical practice development, mentorship and faculty management are highly desired.  A nuanced understanding of, and record of success, in the changing landscape of health care and its direct impact on primary care outcomes is a must.  

About Mount Sinai Queens:
Mount Sinai Queens has been serving the western Queens community and beyond since 1999 when The Mount Sinai Hospital acquired the former Western Queens Community Hospital. The Hospital has been delivering health care in this location for 120 years. 

With 235 licensed acute-care beds, Mount Sinai Queens provides medical and surgical services. Physicians representing nearly 40 medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties serve the needs of the diverse population of our community. 

Mount Sinai Queens is the only hospital in Queens to bear the prestigious Mount Sinai name and is now one of seven hospitals, with the Icahn School of Medicine, that form the Mount Sinai Health System. The hospital combines the medical excellence of an academic medical center with the compassionate, caring environment expected at a community hospital.

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 number of interest and send CV to: 
Alex Cano 
Director Physician Recruitment 
Mount Sinai Health System 

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