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Position type Regular Full-Time
Department Pathology
Location

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County

451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203

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Salary $260,000

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is adding an Associate Director to the group at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County. Kings County Hospital operates a world-renowned Level 1 Trauma Center, one of only three in Brooklyn, which serves 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island. The hospital is academically affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center in order to maintain its high standards of healthcare delivery.

 

Kings County is located in the East Flatbush/Prospect-Lefferts section of Brooklyn, close to the 2 and 5 subways. Our patients are diverse, with the majority being Afro-Caribbean. Most of our patients are native English speakers. Knowledge of French/Haitian Creole is helpful, but not required. 

 

The Mission of NYC Health + Hospitals is to extend equally to all New Yorkers, regardless of the ability to pay, comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity, and respect. Their Values are built on a foundation of social and racial equity and has established the ICARE standards for all staff.

Opportunity Details

  • Participates in internal/external quality assurance, performance improvement activities and programs, departmental and team/committee meetings, and facility-wide activity as needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for lab director’s duties during his/her absence, or as needed.
  • Supervise and instruct residents/fellows on service of general surgical and clinical pathology, intraoperative consultation, and cytology, and complete cases in required TAT at KCHC.
  • Share the autopsy service. Supervise and instruct residents/fellows performing autopsy and sampling proper and adequate tissue for histology examination, and complete the autopsy report at KCHC in 60 working days.
  • In charge of organizing daily surgical case review conference (consensus conference).
  • Review clinical cases in multidisciplinary conference, when needed.
  • Participate in pathology resident and student teaching.
  • Involved in pathology service management and quality improvement activities.
  •  Maintains good communications with regulatory, administrative, and government officials, with all hospital services, and within all divisions of Pathology Department; provides expertise and assistance to other laboratory sections in Pathology Department.
  • Addresses issues or situations that require immediate or additional attention and informs appropriate leadership of such situation.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and conflict/complaint resolution skills.
  • Practices and enforces the elements of the National Patient Safety Goals, CAP Patient Safety Goals, and HIPAA.
  • Serves as faculty member of SUNY at Downstate medical school and engage in medical student teaching, and Interview residency/fellowship candidates.
  • Takes anatomic and clinical pathology on-call duty.
  • Participates in other clinical activities as requested by laboratory director.

Qualifications

  • Completion of accredited residency/fellowship in the specialty and subspecialty, and AP/CP board certified.

 

Exceptional Benefits Include: 

 

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service, with 3% company contribution starting day one 
  • Choice of a three tiered, starting at FREE medical plans starting day one 
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one 
  • Generous paid time off program 
  • CME days and dollars 
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center 
  • Malpractice Provided 
  • Salary Amount or Range: $260,000.00 

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City.  PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.  

  

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (“PAGNY”) 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, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. 

  

If you wish to view PAGNY’s EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal “EEO is the law” poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. 

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