Catholic Health


West Islip, New York

Date Posted

June 12, 2024

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Full Time

Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician

West Islip, NY * Full Time

Good Samaritan University Hospital

West Islip, New York

The Department of Pediatrics at Good Samaritan University Hospital is seeking an outstanding full-time Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician to join a comprehensive clinical program dedicated to the care of children and adolescents who have a broad range of pediatric development disorders. The division currently consists of 2 board certified developmental behavioral Pediatricians and Nurse Practitioners to support the growing division and needs of the community.

Good Samaritan University Hospital is a 537-bed teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health System of Long Island. Located approximately 40 miles from the heart of New York City, in West Islip, Long Island New York, it is surrounded by a rich culture and history offering a diverse palette of attractions and points of interests. Children benefit from some of the best school districts and recreational activities in the country.

Good Samaritan as a member of the Children’s Hospital Association is dedicated to the care of children and advancement of quality pediatric services. The hospital with almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level 2 pediatric trauma center cares for nearly 950,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. We offer Suffolk County’s only free-standing Center for Pediatric Specialty Care and provide multi-specialty services for the smallest patients through our Level III Neonatology Unit through adulthood.

Specialists support, train and participate as faculty for the Good Samaritan University Pediatric residency-training program. There is also opportunity for those interested in research and scholarly activity in the training program as well as within many of the programs that are supported by Catholic Health.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating and managing infants, children and adolescents with a broad range of disorders, autism spectrum disorder, behavioral issues, developmental delays, common genetic abnormalities (e.g., Down Syndrome), sleep and feeding disorders, and educational problems including speech, language and learning.
  • Supervising, overseeing and teaching medical students, interns, and residents rotating through the department and division.
  • Maintaining high standards and quality of care to the patients cared for
  • Promoting high-quality, cost-effective care based on the best medical evidence
  • Participating in data collection to assess patient care and satisfaction studies
  • Making best efforts to keep current with developments in pediatrics, medical management and related areas through CME programs, medical literature review and medical staff conferences
  • Clinical research opportunities are available and encouraged

Qualified candidates are those that are trained in Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Board Certified or Eligible in Pediatrics and Developmental –Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental disabilities. A NYS Physician’s license is required.

Salary Range: $200,000-260,00K

This range serves as a good faith estimate and actual pay will encompass a number of factors, including a candidate’s education, training, skills, licensure and certification, competencies and other relevant experience. The salary range listed does not include any bonuses, incentive pay, or other forms of compensation that may be applicable to this job and it does not include the value of benefits.

At Catholic Health, we believe in a people-first approach. In addition to the estimated base pay provided, Catholic Health offers generous benefits packages, generous tuition assistance, a defined benefit pension plan, and a culture that supports professional and educational growth.

For immediate consideration, please email your CV to Tracee Thomson, VP Physician Alignment and Recruitment:

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Application Process


For immediate consideration, please email your CV to Tracee Thomson, VP Physician Alignment and Recruitment:

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CHS is comprised of 6 hospitals, 3 long term care facilities, a Home Care and Hospice agency, and a program for developmentally disabled individuals, CHSLI has over 17,000 employees and an operating budget in excess of $3B. Catholic Health is a fully integrated health system serving the communities of Long Island, NY.  Join a culture that is physician focused, led, and is committed to I-CARE Values – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence


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