Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. In addition, we are one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dedicated to providing high quality patient care to a diverse community, Lincoln Medical Center is a NYS designated Level I Trauma and Stroke Center and has Centers of Excellence in all medical specialties including its award- winning Cancer and Breast Centers.
The Director of Midwifery is responsible for the overall planning, development and management of the administrative, clinical, educational, research and evaluative functions required for a midwifery practice embedded within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health. Staff midwives provide primary healthcare in inpatient and outpatient settings within a collaborative model of care to clients across the health spectrum.
Performance, Tasks, Expectations
Plans, develops, manages and directs all aspects of the Midwifery Practice
Evaluates, responds to, reports and assesses the quality of midwifery care
Responsible for hiring, evaluating and terminating midwifery staff, including implementing performance-improvement measures as appropriate
Provides and coordinates staff development for midwives and the interdisciplinary team, as applicable
Participates in lectures and clinical supervision of learners
Participates in planning and supervision of childbirth and health education programs
Collaborates with other services and programs, including new program development and maintenance
Provides clinical midwifery care
Represents the Midwifery Practice with the Department of OB/GYN and Women’s Health, including involvement in program development and maintenance and new initiatives
Participates in the New York City Health + Hospitals Midwifery Council and Women’s Health Council
Is available 24/7 for consultation regarding midwifery care and or sick call service coverage
Participates in leadership activities within the Department of OB/GYN and Women’s Health
Primary clinical site will be Harlem Hospital
Current NYS license to practice as Midwife
Board Certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)
Minimum 3 years experience in Clinical and Administrative Midwifery Leadership
Maintains AMCB certification
Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire
Competitive compensation package
10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
Generous paid time off program
Medical Malpractice policy coverage
Min USD: $165,000.00 Annually
Max USD: $165,000.00 Annually
At PAGNY, we build and provide excellent care for diverse patient populations and promote excellence in research, education and service to the community by intentionally embracing excellence through diversity. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our commitment enables us to deliver quality healthcare, critically address healthcare inequities, and perform leading edge research to benefit all communities.
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