Inpatient Neurologist for Mount Sinai Queens Hospital!

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking an Inpatient Neurologist for Mount Sinai Queens Hospital. Phenomenal opportunity to serve as an Inpatient Neurologist at Mount Sinai Queens Hospital in Astoria! Astoria is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in New York City, with diverse cultural offerings, world class restaurants, cafes, excellent public transportation, and nearby parks and public spaces.

Bringing together skilled physicians and the expertise of one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, Mount Sinai Queens combines high level training and advanced resources with a personalized range of care under one roof, from primary care and women’s health services (OB/GYN) to cardiology, orthopedics, spine and more.

While working in conjunction with medicine hospitalists and specialists, as well as administrative staff members, the ideal candidates will give excellent care to a diverse community of patients that need treatment for a broad spectrum of neurological conditions and diseases and will play an instrumental role in ensuring excellent patient care, quality outcomes, and satisfaction. In addition, we would like our talented physician candidates to have a passion for inpatient neurology, and be fully committed to the mission of Mount Sinai Health System.

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed as an Assistant Professor (or higher commensurate with experience) in the Department of Neurology in the world-renowned Icahn School of Medicine. Mount Sinai’s Department of Neurology is strongly committed to caring for the whole patient and places special emphasis on providing patient-centered care, embracing the mission of Icahn School of Medicine by pursuing an integrative approach to patient care, research, and education. The chosen candidate must have excellent clinical skills and an interest in inpatient general neurology consultation. Our systemwide neurohospitalist division is integral to establishing practice standards, metrics, and protocols for inpatient neurology care quality across the Mount Sinai Health System, collaborating with Neurocritical Care, Stroke, Epilepsy and other services, as appropriate, and harnessing information technology to elevate the quality and safety of care. The successful candidate will be part of the Department’s Neurohospitalist Division and should partner in establishing a track record of excellence in clinical care and foster a high level of teamwork with colleagues across hospitals and services. While the majority of effort will focus on inpatient general neurology consults, there is an opportunity for a candidate with interest and training in stroke to provide stroke care, but this is not required. There will also be an opportunity for some outpatient activity, providing immediate hospital follow-up care. The successful candidate has the option to teach neurology residents on electives from our ACGME-approved adult neurology residency programs, as well as medical students on electives from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Additional Position Specs:

- Serve a diverse population and live in a culturally diverse neighborhood

- Support Staff: Nurse Aide's, Registered Nurses, PA’s, full service on site imaging center

- EMR system: Epic

- No research or administrative responsibilities required; teaching is optional

- Competitive salary and benefits offered including productivity bonuses, generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and malpractice coverage

Position Qualifications:

- Medical Degree from an Accredited University

- New York Medical License/Active NYS DEA

- Board Eligible or Board Certified in Neurology

- Committed to Mount Sinai and the communities we serve

- Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills

- A strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance-driven Health System

- Respectfully collaborate and build relationships with a diverse set of teammates

- Thrive in a constantly evolving environment, challenging the status quo and striving to innovate and improve care delivery

About Mount Sinai Queens:

Mount Sinai Queens, a licensed acute care facility, is at the forefront of healthcare delivery. From its roots, more than 120 years ago as Astoria Hospital, to the cutting-edge quality care and service it delivers today, Mount Sinai Queens is dedicated to serving the Borough of Queens and beyond. Mount Sinai Queens’ beautiful new six-story, 140,000 square foot, $180 million Pavilion is the centerpiece of the Hospital’s commitment to its communities. The Pavilion houses state-of-the-art operating rooms, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Emergency Department, Mount Sinai Doctors Astoria, a large multi-specialty practice, and more.

Take a Virtual Tour of Mount Sinai Queens New Ambulatory Pavilion

Mount Sinai Queens has the distinction of being the only hospital in the borough to receive Magnet® designation for nursing excellence, and Primary Stroke Center designation by The Joint Commission and the NYS Department of Health, and is home to the first stroke treatment center of its kind: offering diagnosis and treatment in one room, on one table. Mount Sinai Queens, is part of the Mount Sinai Health System, combining the excellence of an academic medical center with a compassionate, caring environment.

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 Department of Neurology ranks No. 12 among neurology departments across the country in NIH funding, which reflects $21.8 million in awards received during the NIH’s 2019 fiscal year. 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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