Mount Sinai Health System, Department of Pediatrics
February 5, 2018
NY, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
The Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai is seeking an experienced pediatric hospitalist to expand the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Program within the Division of General Pediatrics. The Kravis Children’s Hospital is ranked in 7 subspecialties by US News and World Report. Kravis has a long history of proving outstanding care for children, and has a distinguished tradition of excellence in clinical, translational, and basic biomedical research. Each year, the outstanding pediatric residency program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai hosts 21 PGY-1 positions, including categorical pediatrics, Triple Board (pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry), Medical Genetics Pediatric Combined Program, and Pediatric Neurology.
Kravis Children’s Hospital, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is the primary site of inpatient care for children who live on the Upper East Side and in Harlem. Kravis is part of the Mount Sinai Health System, which includes 7 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large regional ambulatory footprint. Kravis has 2600 inpatient admissions per year, 40 med-surg beds, with a 15 bed PICU, 4 bed PCICU, 5 bed telemetry/EMU unit, Level III NICU, pediatric emergency department, and a full range of pediatric subspecialties. Kravis is also a part of the Children’s Hospital Association Solutions for Patient Safety Network. As a tertiary care facility in a diverse neighborhood of New York City, we care for children with a wide range of diagnoses, from general pediatric conditions, to complex care, to rare diseases.
In July 2017, we began a Pediatric hospital Medicine Program to provide outstanding inpatient care, expand clinical and translational research, and provide fellowship training. This program is looking to expand and we are seeking a pediatric hospitalist to join our 5 current hospital medicine faculty members. The successful candidate would work with Inpatient Medical Director, Lindsey Douglas, MD, MS and Division Chief of General Pediatrics, Karen M. Wilson, MD, MPH, to expand the program, which is a part of the Division of General Pediatrics. Administrative responsibilities will include coordination and communication with other services and active involvement in inpatient quality and safety initiatives. Clinical responsibilities will include the provision of hospital care to pediatric inpatients; consultations and co-management of sub-specialty, surgical, and psychiatric pediatric patients; teaching fellows, residents, medical students, and academic/scholarly activities.
Candidates must have an MD/DO degree and be BC/BE in Pediatrics, post-residency experience in inpatient pediatric care preferred, but graduating residents will be considered. Completion of a fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine or general academic pediatrics is preferred. We are seeking bright, independent physicians who are committed to an academic career in pediatric hospital medicine and the desire to contribute to the growth of an academic division. A variety of academic interests would be supported including translational research, biomedical and public health informatics, outcomes research, child advocacy, injury prevention, global health, environmental health, and quality improvement. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Faculty appointment is in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Requirements: 1) Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an accredited program 2) Successful completion of a 3-year Pediatric ACGME approved residency program, newly graduating residents will be considered 3) Successful completion of a pediatric hospital medicine or general academic pediatric fellowship program preferred 3) New York State Medical License (or eligible) 4) Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics 5) Meet eligibility requirements for an appointment to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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About Mount Sinai Health System, Department of Pediatrics
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.
The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 12 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 in the “Honor Roll” of best hospitals in America, ranked No. 15 nationally in the 2016-2017 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. The Mount Sinai Hospital is also ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Geriatrics, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Card...iology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Ear, Nose & Throat, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 10 nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report in "Best Children's Hospitals."
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