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Location: Queens, New York
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: MD/DO
Internal Number: Peds EM
The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health and The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell seeks a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician to join our growing team. We are looking for a partner to continue to innovate and provide the best pediatric emergency care in our hospital which US News & World Report selected as the “Best Children’s Hospitals” in NYS. With our dedicated focus on meaningful academic research, candidates interested in research will be viewed more favorably.
Our PEM team consists of 27 attendings, 9 fellows and 6 advance care providers. We are located on the Queens and Nassau County border, in close proximity to Manhattan. The department layout includes 33 individual patient exam rooms and 2 critical care/trauma bays. We are busiest American College of Surgeons Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center in NY state. Our volume is approximately 60,000 visits a year. We have a dedicated behavioral health area, as well as a behavioral health urgicenter. Being part of the largest health system in NY assures a constant flow of interesting and complex transports daily. Our amazing and highly skilled nursing staff recently received the highest ranking in Magnet designation and was awarded the Lantern award from the Emergency Nurse’s Association. Amongst our staff are experts in Global Health, Child Abuse, Ultrasound, Emergency Management, Pediatric Transport, Trauma, Quality, Advocacy and Research.
The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) treats over 230,000 children per year and serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. It is the tertiary pediatric medical center of Northwell Health, which constitutes 23 hospitals, and the only ACS Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island and NYC. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has 37 beds and has the highest volume within the region covering all aspects of critical care. We have the busiest Heme/Onc and bone marrow transplant service in all of NYC. And soon to be completed are our new and exclusive pediatric operating theater space and a 10 bedded Neuroscience unit.
Northwell Health serves over 11 million people and is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation. In addition to the renowned tertiary clinical resources that we offer, our faculty also enjoys access to the scholastic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and strategic affiliation with the nationally renowned Cold Spring Harbor laboratory. No matter where you choose to live, from the family-centered suburbs of Long Island to the glitter and buzz of Manhattan to the serene beauty of the Atlantic coast, the New York metropolitan area offers something for everyone. If you choose to join us, you will find not only a great career opportunity, but also great lifestyle options. An academic appointment at The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with experience. Northwell is proud to offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits package.
For those interested, please send your CV to Dr. Josh Rocker, Division Chief, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc’s #1 Hospital and Health System. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care, https://www.n...orthwell.edu/education-and-resources/community-engagement/center-for-equity-of-care.
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.