Chief, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Vice President, Pediatric Service Line, Northwell Health
Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Northwell Health Leadership seek nominations and applications for a senior neonatologist to direct the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and to direct Newborn Services for Northwell Health’s Neonatal Service Line as Vice President of the Pediatric Service Line. This leader will dually serve as the Division Chief and Vice President (Chief-VP).
Cohen Children’s is a 202-bed hospital and the largest provider of pediatric health services in New York state, serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Cohen Children’s is a key member of Northwell Health, New York State’s largest employer and one of the nation’s largest integrated health care systems.
Northwell Health’s Neonatal Service Line consists of 12 hospitals providing newborn care, including 5K NICU admissions and 40K births annually representing approximately 1% of all U.S. deliveries. The central Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine is focused at Cohen Children’s (Level IV) and North Shore University Hospital (Level III) NICUs, comprising 16K births and 3K NICU admissions annually. Cohen Children’s Medical Center is currently ranked #24 in Neonatology by U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list.
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Cohen Children’s Medical Center; Chair of Pediatric Services for Northwell Health and Professor of Pediatrics for the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, the Chief-VP will play a central role in advancing the clinical and academic mission of neonatology. The successful candidate will demonstrate dedication to improving quality, patient experience, and provider satisfaction. The Chief-VP will shape the strategic and programmatic priorities for the Division, clinical excellence, clinical operational efficiency, talent acquisition and retention, research, grant funding, professional development, mentorship and teaching.
Northwell Health invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position. Northwell is partnering in this search with Russell Reynolds Associates; Sarah Schumacher and Danielle Lafhaj will lead the Russell Reynolds Associates recruitment process. Prospects should provide 1) an electronic version of their curriculum vitae and 2) a letter of interest, summarizing key achievements related to leadership, clinical practice, clinical program building and medical research. Confidential review of nominations and expressions of interest will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To be ensured full consideration, please email materials to Russell Reynolds Associates at Northwell.Neonatology@russellreynolds.com.
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