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Occupational Health - Physician - Suffern, NY

Company: Mount Sinai Health System
Location: Suffern
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Mount Sinai seeks an Occupational Medicine Physician for Suffern, NY!

The Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health are seeking Occupational Medicine Physicians to join their dynamic and collaborative medical team at the Suffern office location. The Selikoff Centers are the clinical core of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health s Division of Occupational Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Division is committed to preventing and treating work-related injuries and illnesses. The Selikoff Centers render approximately 20,000 clinical visits annually at locations in Manhattan, Staten Island, and Yonkers.

The Selikoff Centers are part of the New York State Department of Health s Occupational Health Clinic Network and designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) Clinical Centers of Excellence. It is commutable from northern NJ, Rockland, Orange and Westchester counties, as well as the proximity to NYC and other areas.

Position Requirements and Responsibilities:
Requirements for this position include BE/BC in Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Pulmonary Medicine. Candidate must possess a New York State Medical License. The physician is expected to provide direct patient care in the clinical office setting in the Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health Suffern location, under the direction of the Medical Director.

Physician will:
Provide evidence-based clinical evaluation and treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses
Provide outpatient care, monitoring and treatment of World Trade Center-disaster related illnesses
Perform medical screenings for groups with exposures to hazards, such as asbestos, lead, and other toxic substances
Supervise ancillary providers

The position will require the knowledge and skills to provide evidence-based clinical evaluation and treatment for occupational injuries and illnesses, in particular for World Trade Center-related illnesses. This will entail the evaluation of whether or not patients conditions are substantially related to the exposure they experienced at the WTC disaster site and certification of exposure-disease relationships to federal agencies overseeing the WTCHP. The physician will evaluate patients for occupationally-related disorders as a workers compensation credentialed provider. The incumbent must have the knowledge and skills to determine fitness for duty, perform disability assessments and consultations on occupational illness.

Opportunities for growth:
Mentored opportunities for teaching in the Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree program and progressive involvement with training and teaching efforts of the Division of Occupational Medicine, including supervision of occupational and preventive medicine residents, are available to candidates with academic interests. The Division supports research opportunities and provides both mentorship and funding for the initiation and development of investigative work by junior faculty. Faculty of the Division are also involved in the work of numerous academic, governmental, and professional organizations in occupational medicine and public health, and can direct new faculty members toward opportunities in research, policy, teaching, and other leadership activities both regionally and nationally in specific areas of professional development.

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest academic medical system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai advances medicine and health through unrivaled education and translational research and discovery to deliver care that is the safest, highest-quality, most accessible and equitable, and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 415 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of the top 20 U.S. hospitals and is top in the nation by specialty: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital is ranked in U.S. News & World Report s Best Children s Hospitals among the country s best in four out of 10 pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and No. 14 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding. Newsweek s The World s Best Smart Hospitals ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally. For more information, visit or find Mount Sinai on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Keywords: Mount Sinai Health System, Paterson , Occupational Health - Physician - Suffern, NY, Healthcare , Suffern, New Jersey

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