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The Mount Sinai Health System Medical Director, Internal Medicine – Physician – Union Health Center – Manhattan, NY in New York, New York

Union Health Center is seeking a Medical Director in New York City!

The Union Health Center (UHC) is an innovative primary and multi-specialty center focused on providing well-coordinated and accessible healthcare. UHC has been providing care to New Yorkers for over one hundred years, founded by the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). UHC was established to provide affordable and comprehensive healthcare to union members and their families, and has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient Centered Medical Home since 2009. The center was built around a team-based model that integrates health coaches and serves a patient population that experiences a heavy burden of chronic disease and varying levels of health literacy. UHC maintains Primary Care PCMH recognition and is certified as an Article 28 facility.



LOCATION: New York City


The term of appointment of the Medical Director shall be as determined by the Board of Directors of the Union Health Center. Such clinical responsibilities and privileges as she/he shall enjoy at UHC shall be governed by the same provisions regarding appointments, privileges and hearings as apply to members of the medical staff at UHC.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following and may include other duties as assigned

• Supervises medical providers and works with the Chief Medical Officer to ensure that primary care providers and specialists adhere to standards of care and overall clinical quality.

• Reports to the Chief Medical Officer and able to perform the activities of the Chief Medical Officer when necessity dictates.

• Works with clinical quality leads to oversee the Infection Control Program and its initiatives.

• Works with emergency preparedness committee regarding development and implementation of UHC’s disaster preparedness plan.

• Works with clinical quality lead regarding patient’s complaints and incidences and the responses provided.

• Responsible for appointment and re-appointment of medical staff providers.

• Monitors clinical program(s) and aspects of formal back-up or transfer agreements.

• Responsible for organizing Primary Care Providers schedules and works with Administrative and Clinical/Operational teams to monitor provider productivity.

• Complies with the Union Health Center’s policies & procedures related to privacy and security of identifiable patient information (PHI), as explained in the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act) training.

• Able to maintain a patient panel respective of clinical time.

Method of Appointment:

The Board of Director of the Union Health Center shall appoint the Medical Director upon recommendation from the President of the Board and after concurrence of the affiliates.

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The Union Health Center will comply with applicable standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

• A graduate of LCME School of Medicine.

• Licensed to practice in the State of New York.

• Board Certified.

• Has at least five years’ experience post board certification.

• Meets the criteria for active medical staff membership and possesses the requisite administrative competence for the position.

• Strong interpersonal, oral, written communication and collaborative skills.

• Advanced computer skills in a variety of applications.

• Language proficiency in one of the target languages of the organization for example Spanish.

• Compensation range from $225 to $240K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits)

General Information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of persons so classified.

Salary Disclosure Information:

Mount Sinai Health System provides a salary range to comply with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialties, historical productivity, historical collections, and hospital/community need. As such, an actual salary may fall closer to one or the other end of the range, and in certain circumstances, may wind up being outside of the listed salary range. The salary range listed is for full-time employment and does not include bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits.

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 Union Health Center 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.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:

Alex Cano

Executive Director Physician Recruitment

Mount Sinai Health System