Director , Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Physician - St. Luke's & West - Manhattan, NY

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a Director for the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai-St. Luke’s-West!

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 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 System encompasses the clinical psychiatric services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt. This combined entity has over 400 inpatient behavioral health beds and a robust clinical ambulatory platform with over 1 million visits in 2014.  Our vision is to be the premier provider of behavioral health services through the development and delivery of evidence-based, integrated, and cost-effective models of care across populations with mental health/substance use disorders.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, forward thinking, and team oriented psychiatrist for the position of Director Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. The C/A Psychiatry Service encompasses the Child Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, a unique high school for adolescents with psychiatric or addictive disorders (CARES) as well as a 17-bed inpatient Unit. In addition, the department has several active grants and contracts with city and state agencies to provide care coordination, preventative services and niche care to special populations.  We treat children with a broad range of mental illnesses using a team approach, including psychopharmacological care and individual, group and family therapy. The service is a major teaching site for C/A Fellows, residents, medical students and psychologists.   

The Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry will oversee these services and will be responsible for all aspects of service delivery. This will include oversight of clinical care, regulatory compliance and quality improvement, fiscal performance, as well as educational content for all staff and trainees.  The right candidate will find numerous opportunities for innovation and creative thinking. This is a mid-career position that reports to the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, and we are seeking a highly collaborative and incisive leader who can lead the service.  

Qualified candidates will be board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and possess a NYS license to practice medicine. Candidates must have at least 5 years of clinical administrative experience in outpatient settings and have demonstrated success in executing change.  Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills required. Must possess highly collaborative and proactive approach, and demonstrate commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty appointment commensurate with experience.. Qualifications for Assistant Professor or higher level required. We offer a highly competitive remuneration package commensurate with the scope of this position, along with an opportunity to join our world class organization. Numerous opportunities for advancement exist 

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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System
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