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 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, also a member of WMCHealth and the only children’s hospital in the Hudson Valley, 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 medical center and WMCHealth 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.
WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed healthcare system on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000, including nearly 3,000 attending physicians. With 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, a state-of-the-art telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted-living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental-health systems in New York State, WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.
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.
Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer.