The Mount Sinai Health System is currently seeking a Full-time Geriatric Psychiatrist for Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s acute inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Unit.

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System is currently seeking a Full-time Geriatric Psychiatrist for Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s acute inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Unit. This is a position in our academic environment teaching medical students, residents and an active Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program. 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 psychiatric services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Queens. 
  
The candidate should have fellowship training in Geriatric Psychiatry and be eligible to take the APBN subspecialty exam. Opportunities are available in teaching and leadership based on experience. This position includes an academic appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine commensurate with experience. The salary and benefits package are competitive. We offer a collegial environment in an expanding and growing department in the heart of lower Manhattan with an easy commute to a variety of areas in New York and New Jersey.

Qualifications:
  • Board certified or board eligible Psychiatrist.
  • Fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry 
  • Possess NYS license to practice medicine.
  • At least one year post-residency clinical experience in an acute care psychiatric setting preferred.
  • Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills required.
  • 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 Assistant Professor or higher level required.

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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