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Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Chair, Department of Psychiatry 

East Meadow, NY. With a strong commitment to raising the bar for healthcare in our community, Nassau University Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center and a 530-bed teaching hospital affiliated with Northwell Health and Stony Brook University. 

We currently seek a BC/BE adult psychiatrist who is an academic and clinical leader to serve as the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and to join the faculty of Nassau University Medical Center at the Associate Professor or Professor level. The Chair will be responsible for the full scope of departmental academic and clinical activities, as well as collaborating with other NHCC departments, Nassau University Medical Center and affiliated institutions.

Candidates will have excellent leadership and mentoring skills and a record of accomplishment in areas such as clinical innovation, research, teaching and advocacy. The Chair must share NUMC’s commitment to providing high-quality healthcare to under-served, multi-cultural communities, innovating in clinical, community and collaborative care, and advocating for equitable access to health.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences at NuHealth is the most active provider of comprehensive mental health services on Long Island. It is a major community mental health program that provides direct clinical services and outreach programs, consultation and educational activities. 

The Ambulatory Mental Health Service provides more than 8,000 service visits per year. Our 24-hour Psychiatric Emergency Department makes us a major receiving hospital on Long Island. The emergency service is supervised by two full-time and several part-time psychiatrists, as well as by several psychiatric social workers and nurses. 

The professional clinical staff of the Department presently includes 22 full-time and 2 part-time psychiatrists, 9 full-time psychologists, 28 psychiatry residents, and 5 psychology interns. The Department also benefits from staffing with excellent nurses, social workers and recreation therapists. The entire staff participates in the “360 degree” training and evaluation of our residents. 

Medical and allied health profession students rotate throughout the Department, including medical students from SUNY Stony Brook, NY College of Osteopathic Medicine and the American University of the Caribbean. Hofstra University School of Medicine will also send students for rotations in the Department. Psychiatry residents play an important role in medical student education. 

For immediate consideration, please send CV along with a letter of application to  An EOE.

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