Location: Valhalla, New York
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 Comprehensive 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, which currently has eleven 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 Ophthalmology residents, as well as New York Medical College students.The Department has a newly constructed surgical suite including a 3-D intraoperative visualization system and the newest technology in surgical and imaging equipment. The Comprehensive Ophthalmologist faculty member will evaluate and treat secondary and tertiary eye care patients, performing cataract and anterior segment surgery, and triaging more complex referrals to other surgical specialists within the department. They will also devote a significant effort to staffing the resident eye clinic, which offers care for an underserved population, and supervising resident cataract surgery. They will supervise complex cases on inpatient rounds and staff and direct the resident consult service. The successful applicant is expected to spend quality time teaching and supervising residents. Full participation in all academic functions including Grand Rounds, journal clubs, CME activities, and meetings is required. 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.
Qualifications / Requirements:
The successful candidate will obtain a faculty appointment at New York Medical College.Research opportunities exist and their development will be encouraged. Applicants should have completed an Ophthalmology residency, with fellowship training welcome but not required, 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 is expected to participate in program-building activities.
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.Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer.
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