Critical Care Physician - Rapid Response Team - Manhattan, NY

Job Description

Full-time Critical Care physicians for the Rapid Response Team at Mount Sinai Hospital!

While working in conjunction with several consulting practitioners, as well as several other administrative staff members, the ideal candidates will play an instrumental role in ensuring excellent patient care, quality outcomes, and satisfaction as well as oversee other inpatient services. In addition, we would like our talented physician candidates to have a passion for academic, inpatient medicine and be fully committed to mission of Mount Sinai Health System. Candidates should be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine or Equivalent 
The Rapid Response Team (RRT) attending physicians have clinical responsibility in a service that is dedicated to providing early intensive care style intervention in non-ICU patients in order to reduce their likelihood of needing to be transferred to an ICU and to reduce their overall morbidity and mortality.  The RRT physician will be responsible to evaluate, treat and triage patients throughout the hospital in conjunction with the RRT NP, RRT respiratory therapist, Critical Care fellows and other health care providers (e.g., primary medical doctor, intensivists) as necessary.   Procedures that might be required at the bedside include ACLS, cardioversion, central venous catheterization, arterial line insertion, tracheal intubation, thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, paracentesis and lumbar puncture.  Excellent multidisciplinary skills, outstanding communication, flexibility and the ability to make decisions in a fast paced high risk environment are essential.
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

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