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Neurohospitalist Position

Mount Sinai Health System
New York City, New York
Closing date
May 24, 2022

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The Mount Sinai Department of Neurology is seeking enthusiastic applicants for an exciting opportunity in our Neurohospitalist Division. This full-time faculty position will primarily involve inpatient general neurology work (non-stroke) at several of our health system hospitals in New York City, where you will have the opportunity to provide high quality care for patients with a broad range of complex neurological diseases and neurological manifestations of systemic illness. You will additionally have the opportunity to collaborate with superb neurological and neurosurgical subspecialists, participate in and contribute to a robust QA/PI program, and engage in education of trainees, as well as further best practice integration of APPs into our service lines. The Neurohospitalist Division at the Mount Sinai Health System is a rapidly growing and dynamic space, where creativity and collaboration are highly valued. This position may also include a mixture of outpatient coverage, including hospital discharges, and it may include specialty patient work commensurate with the applicant’s prior training or experience, as well as participation in outpatient lumbar puncture teaching clinics. Weekend coverage includes an innovative blend of in person and teleneurology coverage across sites.

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed as an Assistant Professor (or higher commensurate with experience) in the Department of Neurology in the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai’s Department of Neurology is strongly committed to caring for the whole patient and places special emphasis on providing patient-centered care, embracing the mission of the Icahn School of Medicine by pursuing an integrative approach to patient care, research, and education. The chosen candidate must have excellent clinical skills and an interest in inpatient general neurology consultation. Our recently-formed, systemwide Neurohospitalist Division is establishing practice standards, metrics, and protocols for inpatient neurology care quality across the Mount Sinai Health System, collaborating with NeuroCritical Care, Stroke, Epilepsy and other services, as appropriate, and harnessing information technology to elevate the quality and safety of care. The successful candidate will be part of the Department’s Neurohospitalist Division and should partner in establishing a track record of excellence in clinical care and fostering a high level of teamwork with colleagues across hospitals and services. The successful candidate has the option to teach neurology residents on electives from our ACGME-approved adult neurology residency programs, as well as medical students on electives from ISMMS.


· Medical Degree from an Accredited University

· New York Medical License/Active NYS DEA

· Board Eligible or Board Certified in Neurology

· Commitment to Mount Sinai and the communities we serve

· Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills

· A strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance-driven Health System

· Ability to respectfully collaborate and build relationships with a diverse set of teammates

· Ability to thrive in a constantly evolving environment, challenging the status quo and striving to innovate and improve care delivery

About the Mount Sinai Health System:

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest academic medical system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai advances medicine and health through unrivaled education and translational research and discovery to deliver care that is the safest, highest-quality, most accessible and equitable, and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 415 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of the top 20 U.S. hospitals and is top in the nation by specialty: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology, and in the top 10 for Neurology/Neurosurgery. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital is ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” among the country’s best in four out of 10 pediatric specialties. 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 "Honor Roll" Hospital, and No. 14 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally. For more information, visit or find Mount Sinai on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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.

To inquire about this opportunity, please specify job title of interest and send CV with cover letter to:

Alex Cano

Executive Director Physician Recruitment

Mount Sinai Health System

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