Emergency Medicine Physician - Queens, NY

Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System in New York is currently seeking full-time Emergency Medicine Physicians to join Mount Sinai Queens. The Mount Sinai Health System Department of Emergency Medicine is one of the largest in the country and serves one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the world. In total, our System has over 180 faculty, treats over 500,000 patients annually, and owns/operates one of the only designated trauma centers in Manhattan. Our research division is a national leader, ranked #2 by Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research in EM NIH funding: two faculty ranked in the top 10 funded EM researchers nationally. 
As healthcare evolves, Mount Sinai is continually committed to developing innovative, best-in-class emergency medicine programs, and is seeking candidates who share this passion. All physicians will be eligible for a Faculty Appointment at the world renowned Icahn School of Medicine and will have the opportunity for leadership positions as we continue to expand our footprint.

Mount Sinai Queens has been serving the western Queens community and beyond since 1999 when The Mount Sinai Hospital acquired the former Western Queens Community Hospital. The Hospital has been delivering health care in this location for 120 years.


With 235 licensed acute-care beds, Mount Sinai Queens provides medical and surgical services. Physicians representing nearly 40 medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties serve the needs of the diverse population of our community.

The new Mount Sinai Queens Pavilion, which opened in 2016, is helping to expand the range and quality of medical care in the Borough of Queens.  Within the new six-story, 140,000-square-foot facility are the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Emergency Department which has significantly expanded the Hospital’s ability to serve the growing urgent and emergent needs of patients; Mount Sinai Doctors, a large, multi-specialty medical practice opened where today more than 40 physicians on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine in all specialties are providing outpatient care in an attractive and state-of-the-art environment; Mount Sinai Imaging is offering a full range of radiology testing; and brand new operating rooms, including robotic surgery, offer the latest technology.  

Mount Sinai Queens is the only hospital in Queens to bear the prestigious Mount Sinai name and is now one of seven hospitals, with the Icahn School of Medicine, that form the Mount Sinai Health System. The hospital combines the medical excellence of an academic medical center with the compassionate, caring environment expected at a community hospital.

Position Description:
  • Patient evaluations
  • Ongoing care including medical management
  • Collaborative treatment planning with multiple clinical disciplines
  • Supervision of residents and other clinical staff
  • Benefit from the educational, research, and clinical programs of the Icahn School of Medicine
  • Opportunity to apply for a faculty appointment
  • Significant opportunities for leadership and career development
  • Additional support staff
Position Qualifications:
  • Medical Degree from an accredited university
  • New York State Medical License
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine
  • DEA required
  • Strong teaching and leadership skills 
  • Excellence in communication, organization and bedside manners
  • A strong work ethic and desire to participate in and grow a team-oriented, performance-driven department

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 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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