The Division Chief of General Internal Medicine for Mount Sinai Beth Israel will be responsible for the administrative, clinical, research and educational aspects of the division. The Division Chief will understand the unique position of the division with its focus on medical education and its relationship to the community as primary care providers all while supporting the research endeavors of its faculty. The Chief will also have an understanding of the changing landscape of health care and how it affects health care delivery and primary care at academic medical institutions like Mount Sinai.
The Division Chief reports to the Chair of the Department of Medicine at MSBI and works closely with the Division of General Internal Medicine Chief for the Mount Sinai Health System to align divisional goals.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Administration of the Division: The chief is responsible for the overall management of the Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM) including:
Development of strategic plans and goals for the Division in alignment with those of the Department of Medicine;
Oversight of all financial, operational and personnel issues within the Division;
Oversight of and responsibility for the faculty, including recruitment of new faculty;
Advance the national reputation of the Division through scholarship, education, innovation in the clinical environment and collaboration with other divisions.
Clinical Responsibilities: The Division has a long-standing commitment to the care of the surrounding communities. As Division Chief you must:
Oversee clinical practice development, including developing a program for the strategic growth of the out-patient clinical services located primarily at Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square;
Further development of an integrative patient-centered practice done in coordination with population health initiatives developed by the health system;
Maintain and continue to develop the service to the underserved community surrounding the practice;
Maintain and further the goal of providing outstanding care for all patients;
Develop innovative approaches to the care of underserved and at risk populations in coordination with the Health System’s population health initiatives.
Education and Mentoring Responsibilities: As Division Chief, you must:
Bring an established record of mentorship at all levels including the ability to foster the growth of both the Clinician-Educator and the Clinician-Researcher;
Develop educational goals consistent with the objectives of the Department of Medicine;
Coordinate with the Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program to develop a consistent education program that complies with ABIM and Residency Review Committee Requirements.
Mount Sinai Beth Israel is one of the member hospitals of the Mount Sinai Health System, which encompasses the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Department of Medicine is one of the largest academic departments at MSBI and the Division of General Internal Medicine is the largest division in the department. Mount Sinai is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Mount Sinai Health System- An EEO/AA-D/V.
Qualified candidates should be Board Certified in Internal Medicine with preference given to those with advanced degrees. Experience in management of faculty and clinical practice development and an established academic track record are highly desired as well. Faculty appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is available at the Associate Professor or Professor rank and commensurate with experience and achievement.
The Department of Medicine is the largest clinical, academic department in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai encompassing 12 divisions across seven campuses. We now have more than 2,000 physicians, 400 residents, 300 fellows, and 1,000 employees. We are treating nearly one million patients a year with an annual budget that exceeds $300 million.
Our hope is that our impact isn’t based... solely upon our size or our numbers. We want to be known for our commitment to and our far-reaching effects on every aspect of patient care, research and education. We are proud to play such a critical role within the Mount Sinai Health System.