BronxCare Health System seeks Infectious Disease physicians for ID consult services and HIV care!
BronxCare Hospital Center is currently seeking a full-time Infectious Disease physician with board eligibility or certification in Infectious Disease. The Division of Infectious Disease at BronxCare builds upon a tradition of care for the people of the South and Central Bronx begun in 1890 with establishment of the Lebanon Hospital. With the evolution of its neighborhoods and needs BronxCare has changed, from the merger in 1960 the Bronx Hospital Center to form Bronx-Lebanon to its most recent identification in 2018, the system is focused on outreach and service to the health needs of the Bronx. Our communities are rich in immigrants from the Caribbean, South and Central America and increasingly from West Africa. The hospital is functionally bilingual in English and Spanish with increasing numbers speaking French. The South Bronx has a high prevalence of HIV infection; it is also an area with many families living below the poverty level. Medical problems related to illicit drug use and mental illness are seen on a frequent basis.
BronxCare is an academic medical center with training programs in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology and Ophthalmology. Candidates will have strong clinical backgrounds in Infectious Disease and special interest in the care of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Academic appointment commensurate with experience is provided by the Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine.
Clinical care includes Hospital Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Travel Medicine, Case Management and coordination, Counseling and Testing, Hepatitis C outreach and treatment as well as General Infectious Disease Consultation.
The Comprehensive Care is a New York State Designated Aids Center and provides primary care to 2000 people living with AIDS. The clinic provides subspecialty care in Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pain Management, Dermatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Ophthalmology will soon be added to the services provided at the clinic. The Comprehensive Care Clinic co-located Pediatric and Internal Medicine Infectious Disease service. In addition to HIV Care the clinic houses a travel clinic and ongoing care for all Infectious Disease related diagnoses.
The inpatient consult service evaluates and advises on a variety of Infectious Disease issues from sepsis and ventilator associated pneumonia to diabetic foot infections and osteomyelitis. With frequent transit between South America and West Africa many tropical diseases are typically seen and tuberculosis frequently encountered.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Provision of general infectious disease consultation in both inpatient and outpatient setting at BronxCare Hospital Center
• Maintenance of a clinic panel of people living with HIV and other patients appropriate to ongoing infectious disease oversight
• Preparation and participation in academic infectious disease teaching functions including but limited to evening report, internal medicine board review, resident and medical student teaching both on ward and in classroom.
• Maintaining an education al environment conducive to educating residents, fellows and medical students
• Participating in clinical research as opportunities present
• Medical Degree from an accredited university
• New York State Medical License
• Board Certification or Eligibility in Infectious Disease
About BronxCare Hospital Center:
For over 120 years, BronxCare Hospital Center has provided quality health care to those in need. Today, BronxCare is the largest voluntary, not-for-profit health care system serving the South and Central Bronx, with 972 beds at two major hospital divisions, comprehensive psychiatric and chemical dependency programs, two specialized long-term care facilities, and an extensive BronxCare Network of medical practices, including the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center, that provides more than 1.1 million visits annually. BronxCare Hospital Center is now among the largest providers of outpatient services in New York City, and its ER is responding to 140,000 visits, one of the busiest in New York. Its outpatient practices are also certified as a Level Three Patient-Centered Medical Home (the highest designation) by the National Center for Quality Assurance.
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. 14 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, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "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 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. 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:
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System