Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry is seeking a qualified Internist to join our faculty for a full-time inpatient position at New York-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center (NYP WBHC). NYP WBHC has over 250 beds and is a premiere behavioral health program distinguished by its long affiliation with Weill Cornell Medicine. We are located on a historic campus in White Plains, New York.
Our Internal Medicine Attending works with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate and address the medical needs of patients across the inpatient psychiatry services. Responsibilities include conducting medical evaluations and consultations; reviewing the inpatient and relevant records and lab reports; ordering lab and other tests; ordering medications; and discussing consults with the ordering Psychiatrist as needed. Other responsibilities include reading admission EKGs, conducting ECT pre-evaluations and medical clearances, and co-signing nurse practitioner (NP) history and physical exam documents. The Internal Medicine Attending is available for informal consultation with all psychiatrists, medicine NPs, and medical staff and collaborates with medicine subspecialists including cardiology, gynecology, neurology, and physical therapy. All Weill Cornell Medicine faculty contribute to the education and training of psychiatry residents, medical students, and trainees in other disciplines. There are opportunities to engage in research and scholarship particularly in the area of management of medical issues for psychiatric patients.
Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
Academically oriented candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be board-certified in Internal Medicine and/or Family Medicine and possess or be eligible for a license in the state of New York. Experience working with the psychiatric population preferred.
Internal Number: 001
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Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Since 1898, our doctors and scientists have been engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar offers a Cornell University medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Weill Cornell Medicine faculty provide comprehensive patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Westhchester Behavioral Health Center; NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Weill Cornell Medicine is also affiliated with Houston Methodist.
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