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Neurointensivists, North Shore University Hospital & South Shore University Hospital

Northwell Health
Manhasset, New York & Bay Shore, New York
Closing date
Apr 15, 2024

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The Center for Neurocritical Care at the Northwell Health System and the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is seeking neurointensivists to join its expanding neurocritical care program with opportunities available at North Shore University Hospital and South Shore University Hospital. Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer. With a network of 21 hospitals, 3 skilled nursing facilities, multiple specialty programs and institutes, and research facilities that include the renowned Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the Cold Spring Harbor Labs, Northwell provides integrated medical care that is unmatched within the New York metropolitan region and Long Island.

North Shore University Hospital (NSUH), located in Manhasset Long Island, is the main academic campus for Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. With over 800 beds, North Shore is the only center that has achieved both ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center designation and Comprehensive Stroke Center designation from the Joint Commission within the region.  Additionally, NSUH has since announced the completion of a decades-long project, the Petrocelli Surgical Pavilion, a $560 million, 288,000 square-foot tower which consists of a new state-of-the-art 22 bed neurosurgical ICU and is fully equipped and hardwired for multimodal neuromonitoring.

South Shore University Hospital (SSUH), located in Bay Shore Long Island. a 305-bed hospital that is rapidly growing with plans to potentially expand to over four hundred beds. SSUH is home to the Linda and John Bohlsen Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, a 6,300 square foot facility with the latest state-of-the-art technology and equipment. The ICU is staffed by fellowship-trained, board-certified neurointensivists and neuroscience-trained physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners, and includes eight private patient rooms with bathrooms and areas for visitors. The unit is also equipped with our hospital’s first portable CT scanner, eICU capabilities and specialized overhead lighting that allows physicians to perform minor procedures at the bedside.

About the Center for Neurocritical Care:

The Center is comprised of 17 board certified / fellowship trained neurointensivists who currently provide in-house neurocritical care coverage at North Shore University Hospital, Staten Island University Hospital, South Shore University Hospital, Phelps Hospital in Westchester County, and Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. The Center, in partnership with the Northwell Health Tele-ICU program, has developed a novel e-NeuroICU program which provides emergent neurocritical care consultations to emergency rooms and ICUs throughout the health system. Neurocritical care faculty actively participates in NIH, industry, and investigator-initiated clinical trials including StrokeNET in which Northwell participates as a regional hub, and is supported by an acute care research nurse, coordinators, and departmental director of clinical research programs. The Center participates in both UCNS and CAST accredited fellowship programs training a total of five fellows each year and is currently applying for ACGME accreditation.

About the successful candidate:

The candidate will be BE/BC in neurocritical care with strong educational, clinical, and leadership skills capable of leading a large multidisciplinary ICU team. Candidates will have clinical appointments at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level through the Zucker School of Medicine and must be eligible for licensure in the State of New York. Candidates with a track-record of clinical or basic science research are especially encouraged to apply and will be supported by a robust research infrastructure.

Qualified candidates should submit a CV and statement of interest to: or may directly apply to:

Northwell Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Northwell Health to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, generic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.



About Northwell Health

Huntington Hospital (HH) is a 371 bed hospital recognized by US World US News Report in 9 specialties including Neurology/Neurosurgery. HH received a 5-star quality rating from the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and it is a recipient of the Magna designation.

The Department of Neurology has seen tremendous growth over the past five years across all regions, with the goal of providing comprehensive, integrated health care and wellness services.  Inclusion within the service line offers the opportunity to connect with a large group of neurologists, academic, teaching, world class grand rounds, conferences and the ability to discuss and share cases with experts in every subspecialty.

The Department of Neurology brings together the vast resources of Northwell Health and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell to provide state-of-the-art care while contributing to advances in technology, education and research. Opportunities for academic appointments.

Incentives include, among others:

  • Competitive salaries with annual incentive compensation bonus
  • Paid medical malpractice insurance
  • Retirement contribution 403 (b) match and 457 (b) plans
  • CME allowance

We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc’s #1 Hospital and Health System. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care,

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