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 they 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 Urgent Care Service in the Department of Medicine at MSK is seeking to hire full-time faculty members. The Urgent Care Serice cares for all adult patients of the institution (medicine, surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, etc.). While this is predominantly a clinical position, teaching opportunities are plentiful and research is encouraged.
Memorial Sloan Kettering's Urgent Care Service coordinates care at its emergency room located at its main campus at Memorial Hospital in Manhattan as well as at its regional sites in the Greater Metropolitan area. The Manhattan site is currently open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Westchester site is slated to be open round the clock the Summer of 2019. Additional sites in Nassau County and New Jersey currently have extended weeday only hours. Our clinical staff evaluates and manages problems related to:
Medical and surgical complications
Side effects of cancer treatments
Members of the team are leaders in their respective fields and many serve principal roles in national and international professional groups. They have also made key contributions to setting many of the standards for the care of cancer patients in areas such as patient safety and end-of-life support.
Clinically evaluate and manage patients requiring urgent medical care
Determine patient suitability for discharge or hospitalization
Supervise Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants caring for patients in 23-hour short stay observation units as well as provide independent patient care
Participate in Tele-triage and Virtual Video care
Participate in educational and research activities
Serve on institutional and service committees
Clinicians will have night and weekend responsibility and may practice at more than one site
An M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent with excellent clinical, communication and team skills
Board certification in internal medicine or emergency medicine
Licensure in the state of New York or eligibility for a medical license in New York and New Jersey is required
Interested applicants should submit an application including a CV, bibliography, cover letter stating interest and three references.
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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Internal Number: 9132043
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.
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