Chief of Geriatrics for Mount Sinai Brooklyn

Job Description

The Department of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai Brooklyn is seeking a Chief of Geriatrics who will be responsible for all strategic, administrative, clinical, educational and research aspects of the Department.
  
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  
1. Administration of the Division: The chief is responsible for the overall management of the Geriatrics Department including: 
Development of strategic plans and goals for the Division in alignment with those of the Department of Medicine and the System;
Oversight of all financial, operational and personnel issues within the Department;
Oversight of and responsibility for the faculty, including recruitment of new faculty;
Advance the national reputation of the Department through scholarship, education and innovation in the clinical environment, including as this relates to the broad System emphasis on population health management.
  
2. Clinical Responsibilities: The Division has a long-standing commitment to the care of the communities in the catchment of the MSB Hospital. The Chief of Geriatrics will: 
Oversee clinical practice development;
Further development of an integrative patient-centered outcomes-oriented practice in close coordination with population health initiatives developed by the Health System;
Support the community-based initiatives in the health care delivery to underserved communities;
Maintain and further the goal of providing outstanding care for all patients;
  
3. Education and Mentoring Responsibilities:  The Chief of Geriatrics will:  
Bring an established record of mentorship at all levels including the ability to foster the growth of both the Clinician-Educator and the Clinician-Researcher;
Develop new and innovative educational goals consistent with the objectives of the System GME 
Coordinate with the Fellowship Program Director for Geriatrics to maintain an educational program fully compliant with Fellowship Committee requirements;

Qualified candidates will be Board Certified in Internal Medicine with Fellowship training and experience in Geriatrics Medicine. 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.  
  
Experience and achievement suitable for faculty appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai at the Associate Professor or Professor rank. 

About Mount Sinai Brooklyn:
Mount Sinai Brooklyn is a 212-bed community hospital located in Midwood, Brooklyn. The hospital’s emergency department serves as a major hub of activity and a critical community resource. The institution enjoys an excellent reputation in such specialties as cardiac care, general surgery, gynecology, orthopedics, and geriatrics along with growing thoracic surgery and neurosurgery programs. The latest advances include a completely redesigned intensive care unit, new digital mammography equipment, and a new state-of-the-art radiology suite.
  
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:

Alex Cano

Executive Director Physician Recruitment

Mount Sinai Health System

alex.cano@mountsinai.org

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