Faculty Position: Academic Clinician - Urgent Care Center

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 8 months ago(4/17/2022 8:05 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-60684
Category
Faculty (MD/PhD)

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

 

In compliance with applicable State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all MSK staff. Staff are considered fully vaccinated upon completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19 (i.e., one dose of a single dose vaccine or a final dose of a multi-dose vaccine series). Exceptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement are permitted for those who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.  Requests for medical exemption can take up to two weeks to review. Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required to start work.

 

*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.

 

 

Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster two months after completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19.  Because vaccine-induced immunity can wane over time, MSK continues to strongly urge all staff to get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they become eligible to maintain their protective immunity for a longer period.

Job Description

Urgent Care Service

Division of Supportive and Acute Care Services, Department of Medicine

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.

 

The largest of MSK’s clinical departments, the Department of Medicine (DoM) encompasses experts in solid tumor oncology, hematologic malignancies, subspecialty medicine and supportive and acute care services.  Offering a range of services both in multiple sites in New York City and at their suburban outpatient locations in our Regional Care Network (RCN), DoM physicians oversee the care of the whole patient. The RCN serves the areas surrounding Manhattan and extends from Southern New Jersey to Eastern Long Island and brings the same high level of expertise, clinical care, and access to clinical trial protocols that are available at our main campus in New York City.

 

The Urgent Care Service in the Division of Supportive and Acute Care Services is seeking a highly motivated and successful Academic Clinician with a background in Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine. Working in our State of the Art Urgent Care Center, the clinician will be evaluating and managing acutely ill patients with complications of their malignancy, cancer care or chronic health conditions. Open round the clock, year round, the provider will determine whether hospitalization, discharge, or observation care is appropriate. The provider is part of a dedicated team operating at our Manhattan campus and may rotate to any of our Regional Sites with smaller facilities. You may be involved in video triage, remote care, as well as supervision of a team of Advanced Practice Providers at each site. Also, assisting our APPs in managing patients in our 15 bed Observation Unit. Hires will be expected to teach House Staff, participate in collaborative research when applicable, and may embark on independent research.

 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Be an efficient physician with excellent clinical and communication skills
  • Enjoy working with patients receiving cutting edge, innovative, investigational or conventional Cancer Care
  • Be willing to work weekends and occasional nights
  • Be licensed in New York Sate and eligible for licensure in New Jersey

Service Description:

Division of Supportive and Acute Care Services

 

Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Internal or Emergency Medicine.

 

Please click on the link to apply; be sure to include a CV, career statement and any additional relevant information.

 

For further faculty recruitment opportunities, please visit MSKCC Faculty Recruitment Portal.

 

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MSK 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, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

 

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