Northwell Health and Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) seeks a qualified M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. physician, to serve as the full-time Associate Director for laboratory services at LIJMC, inclusive of both Laboratory Medicine and Anatomic Pathology. With 583 total staffed beds and approximately 70,000 total discharges per year, LIJMC is a flagship hospital of Northwell Health, with specialized centers of excellence supporting surgical oncology, thoracic surgery, women’s services including a major maternal fetal medicine program, and the hospital-in-hospital Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC, an additional 202 beds). LIJMC is named as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report (2020-2021); CCMC is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country in 9 of 10 pediatric specialties. As a teaching hospital for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, it provides a wide range of specialty and sub-specialty residency programs, postgraduate training programs and clinical fellowships to educate the clinicians of the future.
This individual will provide visible and accessible leadership, acting as a liaison with laboratory senior leadership and administrative staff, referring clinicians, and hospital and medical leadership. Responsibilities will also include helping to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements of CAP, CLIA, and the State of New York Department of Health; providing leadership for and management of the technologist workforce; rigorous attention to safety and quality management programming; and coordination with Laboratory Information Services. This individual will also work with the laboratory leadership and management of the Northwell Health Laboratory Service Line, as part of the management of integrated laboratory services across the breadth of the 23-hospital health system.
This individual will be a faculty member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, with academic rank in accordance with qualifications. This individual will be expected to support the education of physicians-in-training at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and education of other medical professionals including technologists, supervisors, and managers. Direct reporting will be to the Director of Long Island Jewish Medical Center Clinical Laboratories.
Required qualifications include American Board of Pathology board certification in Clinical Pathology (CP) or in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP); with subspecialty CP training, data science skills or substantive experience in leadership of a complex tertiary-care hospital laboratory preferred. The individual will be expected to have, or successfully obtain, a New York State license to practice medicine and to hold or be eligible for the appropriate New York State Certificates of Qualification. An academic background with demonstrated academic accomplishments is desirable. Please send cover letter and curriculum vita to: Shanker Deonandan, Assistant Vice President of Operations, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Northwell Health; 516-719-1530; firstname.lastname@example.org . Northwell Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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