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 of the department 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 of experience in comprehensive ophthalmology with preferred experience in one of the following areas: Anterior Segment, Cornea and External Disease, Cataract, Glaucoma or Surgical Retina. The successful candidate should have excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills and be committed to patient care, medical education and scholarly activity to further advance the mission of the center in providing state-of-the-art comprehensive care.
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 with 10 hospitals 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.
For more information or to apply, forward your curriculum vitae, as well as a letter, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, contact Allen Kram, Director of Physician Recruitment, at (914) 909-6756. We will be at the AAO in New Orleans - Stop by Booth 5241 to learn more about WMCHealth.
Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer.