The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai Hospital is seeking a Geriatric Psychiatrist for their Behavioral Health Outpatient Service!

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai Hospital is seeking a Geriatric Psychiatrist for their Behavioral Health Outpatient Service!

 

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.

 

This position is open at the Mount Sinai Hospital, located on the Upper East Side of New York city, adjacent to the Icahn School of Medicine.  Mount Sinai Hospital is a 1,171 bed tertiary-care facility internationally acclaimed for excellence in clinical care, education and scientific research.

 

Purpose of Position:
Provide psychiatric evaluation and treatment in an outpatient clinic for geriatric patients ensuring appropriate medication management and longitudinal care

 

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct psychiatric evaluation, assessment and treatment 
  • Provide evidence-based care to geriatric age patients in our hospital based Article 28 clinic as well as the new Deane Center for Wellness and Brain Health. 
  • Function as an integral part of the collaborative care team which includes nursing staff and other services such as Geriatric medicine, Neurology, Health Education, Nutrition, and Social Work 
  • Provide direct psychiatric evaluation, assessment and treatment at the Maurice and Barbara Deane Center of Wellness and Brain Health
  • The Maurice and Barbara Deane Center is a brand new clinical  enterprise that incorporates  expertise  and  resources  from  three  of  Mount  Sinai’s  most  accomplished  departments:  the  Brookdale  Department  of  Geriatrics  and  Palliative  Medicine,  the  Estelle  and  Daniel  Maggin  Department  of  Neurology, and the  Department  of  Psychiatry.  By  establishing  interdisciplinary  links  among  these  three  fields  vital  to  cognitive  care—as  well  as  connecting  the  key  clinical  points  where  patient  observation,  screening,  and  treatment  are  most  crucial—we  create  a  first-of-its-kind  program  that  provides  a  single  portal  of  entry  for  any  patient  or  caregiver  affected  by  cognitive  disorders,  in  addition  to  those  patients  eager  to  maintain  brain  health.
  • Complete documentation and billing in a timely fashion as required by compliance
  • Ensure compliance with standards of regulatory agencies
  • Assist in providing adequate and appropriate service coverage which includes assisting the Outpatient Director in the provision of continuous patient care and documentation

Specific Job Qualifications:

  • MD or DO from an accredited School of Medicine
  • License to practice medicine in the State of New York
  • Board Certification in Psychiatry 
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Board Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry highly preferred

Additional Information:

  • Abundant opportunities for supervision of residents and fellows
  • Opportunities for formal teaching and clinical research at the Icahn School of Medicine
  • Includes an academic appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

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 more than 7,200 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 400 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 30 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. 15 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 15 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery in the 2020-2021 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in four out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Morningside, and Mount Sinai West 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
Alex.cano@mountsinai.org