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Chief of Neurology Physician

Mount Sinai
Oceanside, New York
305K to 360K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits)
Closing date
May 11, 2024

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Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital is seeking a Full-Time Chief of Neurology to join its hospital in Oceanside!


The selected candidate will direct the Division of Neurology at Mount Sinai South Nassau and develop clinical services, provide administrative oversight and manage quality and safety performance metrics, as they help to expand further our growing Division of Neurology and Department of Medicine. The candidate will be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, based upon background and experience. We are ideally looking for someone willing to build upon our existing platform and create new areas of expertise in neurology. 


Mount Sinai South Nassau is an award-winning, acute care, not-for-profit teaching hospital located in Oceanside, New York. Our dedicated staff serves the entire South Shore, from the Rockaways in Queens to the Massapequas and beyond. And we offer quality, compassionate care on our main campus in Oceanside, plus nine other satellite facilities in the region. Mount Sinai South Nassau is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 455 beds, more than 900 physicians and 3,500 employees.


The Division of Neurology is currently comprised of a growing faculty, including two stroke neurologists, a neuromuscular neurologist, two epileptologists and three general neurologists,  who work together in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. The hospital has achieved the Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for disease-specific care for primary stroke, AHA Gold Plus Stroke Center and partial thrombectomy capable interventional services, moving to become fully thrombectomy capable 24/7/365 in April 2024 with the addition of a team of trained neurointerventional specialists on site. There is a very active neurosurgical service, state of the art neurological imaging studies and epilepsy platform with an EMU beginning in April 2024 as well.  The hospital is a full-service tertiary care hospital, with the addition of cardiac surgery in 2025, along with many other additions to the Department of Medicine, which has a Internal Medicine Residency, gastroenterology fellowships, with the expected addition soon of additional fellowship and training programs.  We are in the process of building a full comprehensive thrombectomy capable Stroke Center and Neurology Service and are looking to recruit additional full-time faculty to expand the Division’s services.     Mount Sinai South Nassau has received numerous accolades for its high-quality care, and many people refer to the hospital as the best-kept secret on Long Island, though we rank among the best for the health care. Located on the south shore of Long Island, Mount Sinai South Nassau offers an excellent professional opportunity along with competitive salary and benefits. For more information, visit 


Position Highlights:  •    Employed full time position based at Mount Sinai South Nassau •    Competitive compensation and benefits package •    Serve a diverse population and live in a region with excellent school districts and easy access    to Manhattan •   Clinical Support staff •     EMR system: Allscripts (moving to Epic in May 2025)


Position Qualifications: •       Medical Degree from an Accredited University •       New York Medical License  •       Board Certified in Neurology  •       Committed to Mount Sinai South Nassau and the communities we serve •       Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills •       A system work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance driven health system •       Prior leadership experience 


Compensation range from 305K to 360K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits)


Salary Disclosure Information: Mount Sinai Health System provides a salary range to comply with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialties, historical productivity, historical collections, and hospital/community need. As such, an actual salary may fall closer to one or the other end of the range, and in certain circumstances, may wind up being outside of the listed salary range. The salary range listed is for full-time employment and does not include bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits. 


Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to: Alex Cano Executive Director Physician Recruitment Mount Sinai Health System



Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:  

Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential. Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination. Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong and are able to professional advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

 Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!

“About the Mount Sinai Health System:

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it. Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 14 nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding and in the 99th percentile in research dollars per investigator according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. 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.

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. We are passionately committed to addressing racism and its effects on our faculty, staff, students, trainees, patients, visitors, and the communities we serve. Our goal is for Mount Sinai to become an anti-racist health care and learning institution that intentionally addresses structural racism.”

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