Westchester Medical Center, a quaternary regional academic medical center in Valhalla, NY, 30 minutes north of New York City, seeks an academic attending physician in Vitreoretinal Surgery Ophthalmology to join our expanding faculty. Westchester Medical Center is the flagship of the 10-hospital Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The 600-bed medical center is the primary teaching affiliate for New York Medical College and serves as a regional referral and trauma center.
This dynamic faculty member will join the Department of Ophthalmology at the assistant or associate level. The department has seven faculty members representing most specialties of ophthalmology. This is an established academic and community practice with a mission to provide education and teaching opportunities to hospital residents, as well as New York Medical College students. One core objective is to provide trauma call at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for ophthalmologic emergencies.
Applicants should have a minimum of three years’ experience, have completed a Vitreoretinal fellowship, and be eligible to obtain a New York State license. The successful candidate should have excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills and be committed to patient care, medical education, and scholarly activities to further advance the mission of the center in providing state-of-the-art comprehensive care. The ideal candidate should have academic experience and would be expected to participate in program-building activities.
Westchester Medical Center’s leading-edge outpatient pavilion opens in 2018, advancing opportunities to provide world-class ophthalmology services.
This employed position in our academic group practice offers comprehensive benefits and malpractice insurance. Academic rank at New York Medical College and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Valhalla, NY, which is nestled in beautiful Westchester County, serves as the location for this opportunity. An area complimented by excellent schools, shops, restaurants, and gently rolling hills with large areas of open land, including numerous public parks. Valhalla, NY also features a town pool, community center, and a 40-slip marina.
30 minutes north of New York City
Year-round outdoor and recreational opportunities abound along the Hudson River, including picnicking, fishing, boating, kayaking and hiking
Benefits and Compensation
Comprehensive salary and benefits package, which includes malpractice coverage
The highest standard of quality practice backed by comprehensive support services
Opportunities for continued professional development, mentoring and career advancement
Academic rank at the New York Medical College will be commensurate with experience and qualifications
Candidates should send curriculum vitae to Kelly Hutcheson, MD, Chairman of the WMCHealth Department of Ophthalmology, along with a letter of interest. To apply, email Loretta Modesto, Senior Physician Recruiter, at Loretta.Modesto@wmchealth.org or call 914.493.2016.
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Internal Number: 40247
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.We are seeking vibrant, academic focused clinicians who enjoy providing an exceptional level of care while working closely with the residents and fellows of New York Medical College. Throughout WMCHealth, we have a variety of opportunities and locations in which to practice. From Westchester Medical Center which is located 30 minutes north of New York City, to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, Health Alliance’s three hospitals in the Kingston Area to The Charity h...ospitals of Rockland and Orange Counties, our health care system is as diverse as the communities we serve. Westchester Medical Center is the major tertiary hospitals for the vibrant Hudson Valley Region of New York. With WMCHealth, you will enjoy easy access to New York and all major cities in the Northeast.
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