Emergency Department Psychiatrists needed at the Mount Sinai Health System

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System is currently seeking highly motivated and team-oriented Psychiatrists for the Emergency Psychiatry services. 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 illness and substance use 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 service line encompasses the clinical psychiatric services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Queens. 

We have immediate openings for part-time and full-time psychiatrists in our emergency psychiatry services.  You will provide direct care to patients experiencing mental health crises, collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, and consult to the main emergency department. All sites are academic teaching sites with residents and medical students, affording many opportunities for teaching and mentoring.  All sites also have strong linkages with Health Home care coordination, with innovative pilots underway to connect patients to community and crisis services supports.  Opportunities to participate in these innovative service delivery and clinical care pilots are available at all sites. 
Qualified candidates will be board certified or board eligible Psychiatrists, and should possess NYS license to practice medicine. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty appointment commensurate with experience. Previous psychiatric emergency department or psychosomatic medicine experience a plus. Positions available immediately. 

 Position Qualifications:
  • Board certified or board eligible Psychiatrist.
  • Possess NYS license to practice medicine.
  • At least one year post-residency clinical experience in an acute care psychiatric setting preferred.
  • Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills required.
  • Must possess highly collaborative and proactive approach, and demonstrate commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care.
  • A strong work ethic and desire to participate in and grow a team-oriented, performance-driven department
  • Qualifications for Assistant Professor or higher level required.
About Mount Sinai:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, 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 System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven 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, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West 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

Director Physician Recruitment

Mount Sinai Health System


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