Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Psychiatry - Director of ER ( CPEP)

Regular Full-Time
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi


Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. EOE M/F/D/V


Jacobi Medical Center, the largest public hospital in the Bronx (500+ beds) and a Level 1 Trauma Center is a major academic affiliate and teaching site of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Recognized as the regional hyperbaric center and regional snakebite center for the tri-state area, Jacobi offers state of the art medical care, delivered with compassion, dignity, and respect. From preventive medicine to cutting-edge specialty services, Jacobi provides first class care in a wide range of services and specialties.


We are currently accepting applications for a CPEP Director.
Our Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) is a state of the art emergency psychiatric service. CPEP provides a spectrum of services designed to meet the needs of our diverse clientele, in the most effective and least restrictive manner possible.  Our 11,000 square-foot facility includes separate pediatric and adult waiting areas, patient interview rooms, patient holding rooms and six extended observation bedrooms.
Reporting to the Chairperson, the successful candidate will oversee all clinical and administrative activities within the CPEP including the delivery of high quality and efficient patient care.

Responsibilities will include:

- Direct supervision of attending psychiatrists and psychiatric PA staff

- Ensuring the proper medical and PA coverage in CPEP 24/7 

- Overseeing the delivery of high quality, evidence-based care and directly working with leaders in the other areas of the department including both in-patient and ambulatory programs, as well as the Emergency Medicine Department

- Assuming an important role in Patient Safety and Clinical Effectiveness

- Providing leadership in undergraduate medical education including active participation in the clinical and didactic teaching of medical students 

- Ensuring the teaching environment is welcoming and in concert with the goals of Jacobi Medical Center

- Incident review management and participation in departmental IR meetings

- Working closely with Patient Relations staff when concerns arise

- Reviewing/revising guidelines for standards of care ensuring that CPEP meets the OMH regulations

- Providing leadership for all tours - Provide oversite of Mobil Crisis Team - Oversight of education of PA students and Medical Emergency Department resident rotation.



-Eligible for license in the state of NY
-APBN Board Certification
-5+ years experience working in a CPEP environment preferred
-Leadership experience preferred


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