The Mount Sinai School Based Health Program is seeking a dynamic Pediatrician or Family Medicine Doctor for our School Based Health Centers located in East Harlem
ABOUT US: School-Based Health Centers are medical health centers within the schools. They provide routine care and also help students manage their illnesses (both chronic and acute) during the school day. Since 1983, the Mount Sinai School Based Health Program has had a presence in the schools within our community. Our schools are part of a consortium of 11 school based clinics governed by Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
This position sits within the Division of General Pediatrics within the Department of Pediatrics. Kravis Children’s Hospital is ranked in 7 subspecialties by US News and World Report. The Department of Pediatrics has a long history of providing outstanding care for children, and has a distinguished tradition of excellence in clinical, translational, and basic biomedical research.
JOB DESCRIPTION As part of the School Based Health Center, you will work with a team of health care providers, including nurse practitioners, social workers, medical assistants and health educators. In the Center, you will provide a variety of Primary Care services such as routine physical exams, sports participation exams, immunizations, management of chronic conditions, health education and reproductive health services. You will have access to onsite mental health services. Through the Mount Sinai Health System EMR, you will have access to specialty care outside of the School-Based Health Center for conditions that the Center cannot care for.
In addition, you can participate in educational activities at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai including weekly Pediatric Grand Rounds, Departmental meetings, and school team meetings. There are opportunities for educating Residents and Medical Students along with opportunities for creating programs focusing on improving HPV vaccine rates, decreasing asthma ER visits and mental health access exist. We are always open to new innovations! The position requires minimal on-call and weekend coverage of outpatient Pediatric practice.
SUMMARY We are seeking a committed, energetic doctor who shares our vision to reduce health care disparities in East Harlem. We are seeking an individual with a background in pediatrics, adolescent medicine, or family medicine who is looking to make a difference in the lives of our patients and families. Interested applicants should also have a strong interest in medical education and working with both medical students and residents.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an accredited program
Successful completion of a Pediatric ACGME approved residency program or family medicine residency
New York State Medical License
Board certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics
Meet eligibility requirements for an appointment to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Bilingual Spanish is a plus
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Who We Are: Over 40,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013,The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with eight premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai West, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, and Mount Sinai South Nassau.
Kravis Children’s Hospital, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side is the primary site for inpatient care for pediatric patients. As a leading children's hospital, integrated within the Mount Sinai Health System and affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, our pediatric specialists, award-winning nurses, and dedicated staff including child life professionals provide the foundation for Kravis' long and distinguished tradition of excellence in innovative patient care, professional education, and community involvement, as well as in clinical/translational and basic biomedical research.
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with federal, state and municipal laws and in observance of the Medical Center's well established tradition of fairness, equal opportunity is given to all applicants without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender expression, gender identity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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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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