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Chairman of Neurology

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NYU Langone Health - Long Island and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine are seeking an energetic candidate for the position of Chair of Neurology. We are a 600-bed hospital, deeply embedded in the fabric of the Long Island community, which serves as the primary teaching hospital for the newly-formed NYU Long Island School of Medicine.

The Neurology Chair will provide executive leadership for Neurology at the NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island. The Chair will also work closely with the Chair of Neurology at NYU Langone Hospital in NYC to develop strategic planning for neurological services throughout the NYU Langone Health system.

The Department of Neurology at NYU Langone Hospital - Long Island has strong local, regional, national, and international recognition for excellence in clinical care, clinical and translational research, and education. The Chair will partner with an administrative director to lead the Department of Neurology with the intent of supporting the continued expansion and integration of Neurology across Long Island. The Neurology Department currently provides care at NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island and at 5 outpatient clinic sites.  The Department consists of 28 Neurologists, 19 APPs and 4 support staff.  The Chair will be a practicing member of the Neurology Department.

We are actively recruiting a physician leader to continue our tradition of success! The Neurology Department Chair knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of NYU Langone Health in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions. The Chair also models behaviors which support continuous learning and empowerment through team leadership. The Chair, in conjunction with relevant Division Heads, will be responsible for academic activities of all physicians within the department.  He or she will be responsible for partaking in and overseeing medical school related educational activities, as well as supervise the initiation of the new Neurology residency program in Long Island.  The Chair will work in collaboration with the hospital and departmental administrators to meet market goals in Neurology where those services are offered.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Oversight and responsibility of care delivery within NYU Langone Health – Long Island Neurology.

Quality and Safety Outcomes: Collaborates with leaders across the system including Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Chief Quality Officer (CQO) and the Neurology Chair at NYU Langone Hospital to standardize, align, and improve quality and safety metrics. Promotes national best operational practice tactics to achieve objectives, evaluate impact and ROI, and review operational and administrative expenses.
Partners with leaders across NYU Langone Health to achieve the growth strategies and targets in Neurology.

Develops services and care models necessary to optimize Neurology practices leading to improved professional satisfaction and engagement among Neurology care providers.
Oversees the development of common performance measures, clinical protocols and improvement plans across Neurology.

Resource Stewardship: Responsible for patient safety and quality of care variation in care through use of evidence-based care guidelines and analytics to decrease use of low value tests and services, and to drive care to lowest cost appropriate venues.
Sets metrics, monitors and manages clinical productivity within Neurology.
Optimize care experience including patients’ access to care.
Responsible for financial performance of Neurology.
Partners with Philanthropy to develop and implement a system wide Neurology philanthropic campaign.
Participates in various external forums and serves as a representative of NYU Langone Health System on the national front applying clinical experience and research in patient care improvement.
Provides support and assists with the development of research and educational programs.
Partners with other leaders to promote champion and inclusive workplace culture. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.

Doctorate degree in Medicine and Neurology residency required.
Must be licensed or qualified for licensure to practice medicine in the State of New York and be Board Certified in Neurology
Strong clinical experience as a Neurologist.
Ten (10) or more years of clinical leadership experience, including responsibility for fiscal and medical staff management.
Experience in a large, advanced, complex health system is essential.
A proven track record in improving quality and safety in a complex health system is required. Must be a leader champion of quality.

Personal Qualities:
Progressive and strong leadership skills
Flexible and committed to the team approach
Comfortable, capable, and agile in a matrix reporting structure
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills
Expertise in establishing physician relationships combined with ability to manage interdisciplinary teams while appreciating and fostering collegial and peer participation from all disciplines
Effective supervisory skills, including mentoring and coaching
Open to new learning experiences
Advocate for organizational values and commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion
Demonstrate customer service values and building a positive patient care experience

NYU Langone Health offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/vision, dental, disability, life.

For consideration, please forward a cover letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to Gina Galassi-Dutton at

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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