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Associate Chief of Psychiatry in Academic setting affiliated with NY Medical College
City:New York City
Visas Accepted:J1/H1
Opportunity Description:

Metropolitan is a full-service, acute care hospital emphasizing primary care medicine and utilizing the latest advances in medical science.  Metropolitan Hospital Center was the first hospital in East Harlem to be designated by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) as an official Stroke Center.  Metropolitan prides itself on delivering culturally-sensitive, compassionate, appropriate and affordable medical care to the diverse neighborhoods of northern Manhattan.


Under the direction of the Chief of the department, direct, oversee, manage, and evaluate all aspects of clinical services and medical education provided by members of the Division to deliver accredited medical services that meet all medical standards required by law. Full range of administrative/operational responsibilities to ensure the efficient achievement of departmental goals.



Foster the academic development of the Division members

Participate with the Hospital in the development and implementation of mechanisms and measures to optimize the appropriate utilization of medical services, quality assurance and patient satisfaction at the Hospital.

Participate in other related responsibilities as assigned by the Employer, the Executive Director and/or the Medical Director of the Hospital.

Plans joint programs and procedures with other departments for coordinating services with other patient care services.

With the Chairman, establishes services capital equipment needs and capital equipment purchasing plan.

Evaluates equipment proposals for the Chairman of the department.

Participates in the Department's Quality Assessment and Improvement Committee.

Acts as direct supervisor and consultant for all staff assigned to Services.

Knowledge of Patient Safety requirements.

Participates in medical educational meetings to improve and provide continuous quality care to our patients.

Determines the qualifications and competence of department personnel who perform medical/surgical Services.

Establishes mechanisms for orientating and providing in-service training and continuing education for all persons in Division.

Recommends space and other resources needed by the Division in order to maintain a satisfactory level of care.

Essential Responsibilities:

Prepare division staff schedules.

Review, approve/deny and sign off on leave of absence requests, including CME.

Review, Approve/deny and sign off on time sheers and session sheets.

Prepare monitor and follow up on division performance indicators.

Prepare strategic planning for the Division.

Prepare monthly schedules for teaching of students and residents.



·         ABMS BC/BE in Psychiatry

·         NYS license in good standing

·         Board Certified




If interested, please contact :

Carmen Velez, MBA
Office of Physician Recruitment
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY)






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Facility Description:

Metropolitan Hospital Center is a 341-bed, full-service, teaching hospital, affiliated with New York Medical College – with all supervisory attending physicians concurrently having faculty appointments with the medical school. Metropolitan is an official stroke center and has been designated a "medical home" by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Physician Practice Connections® - Patient Centered Medical Home™ Program. The designation recognizes Metropolitan's model of care, where each patient has an ongoing relationship with a physician who leads a team that takes collective responsibility for comprehensive care. Metropolitan is focusing development on behavioral health, geriatrics and rehabilitation medicine, as centers of excellence.

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