Occupational Health Physician - Staten Island, NY

Job Description

Mount Sinai seeks an Occupational Medicine Physician for Staten Island, NY!

The Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health are seeking Occupational Medicine Physicians to join their dynamic and collaborative medical team at the Staten Island office location.  The Selikoff Centers are the clinical core of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health’s Division of Occupational Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Division is committed to preventing and treating work-related injuries and illnesses. The Selikoff Centers render approximately 20,000 clinical visits annually at locations in Manhattan, Staten Island, and Yonkers. 

The Selikoff Centers are part of the New York State Department of Health’s Occupational Health Clinic Network and designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) Clinical Centers of Excellence. 

Requirements and Responsibilities: 
Requirements for this position include BE/BC in Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Pulmonary Medicine.  Candidate must possess a New York State Medical License. The physician is expected to provide direct patient care in the clinical office setting in the Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health – Staten Island location, under the direction of the Medical Director.  

Physician will:
Provide evidence-based clinical evaluation and treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses
Provide outpatient care, monitoring and treatment of World Trade Center-disaster related illnesses 
Perform medical screenings for groups with exposures to hazards, such as asbestos, lead, and other toxic substances
Supervise ancillary providers 

The position will require the knowledge and skills to provide evidence-based clinical evaluation and treatment for occupational injuries and illnesses, in particular for World Trade Center-related illnesses. This will entail the evaluation of whether or not patients’ conditions are substantially related to the exposure they experienced at the WTC disaster site and certification of exposure-disease relationships to federal agencies overseeing the WTCHP.   The physician will evaluate patients for occupationally-related disorders as a workers’ compensation credentialed provider. The incumbent must have the knowledge and skills to determine fitness for duty, perform disability assessments and consultations on occupational illness.

Opportunities for growth:
Mentored opportunities for teaching in the Masters’ in Public Health (MPH) degree program and progressive involvement with training and teaching efforts of the Division of Occupational Medicine, including supervision of occupational and preventive medicine residents, are available to candidates with academic interests. The Division supports research opportunities and provides both mentorship and funding for the initiation and development of investigative work by junior faculty.  Faculty of the Division are also involved in the work of numerous academic, governmental, and professional organizations in occupational medicine and public health, and can direct new faculty members toward opportunities in research, policy, teaching, and other leadership activities both regionally and nationally in specific areas of professional development.          

About Mount Sinai:
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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