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Outpatient Unit Chief Psyhciatrist in NYC
City:New York City
Visas Accepted:J1/H1
Opportunity Description:

Metropolitan Hospital 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.


The Unit Chief responsibilities will include:

•             Overall responsibility for clinical care and educational activities on a 24-bed acute adult outpatient unit, including leadership of a multidisciplinary treatment team

•             Represent the Department in all activities related to clinical care and documentation of care, performance improvement, regulatory compliance, resident and medical student education, and continuing surveillance of the professional performance of the clinical staff

•             Report to the Director of Hospital Services and the Site Director for Psychiatry

•             Conduct staff meetings, team meetings, and clinical conferences; collect pertinent data and complete investigations and reports; and integrate and coordinate the unit’s activities with hospital and department programs (patient care, teaching, research, and community health programs)

•             Participate in our innovative integrative care activities.


Qualifications include:

•             5 years of experience in psychiatric practice, including at least 2 years in a supervisory or admin/leadership capacity

•             Eligible for licensure in state of NY

•             Board Certified/Eligible in Adult Psychiatry

•             Superior leadership, clinical and diagnostic, administrative, interpersonal/communication and team-building skills

•             Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus


We offer a generous income package along with outstanding benefits, opportunities for advancement, retirement plan, malpractice, and much more! Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

If you would like to be considered for this position please forward a copy of your CV to:

Carmen Velez, MBA

Office of Physician Recruitment


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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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