Assistant or Associate Professor in Gynecologic Oncology
August 8, 2018
Valhalla, New York
Full Time - Experienced
The division of Gynecologic Oncology at Westchester Medical Center (Advanced Physician Services) / New York Medical College located in Westchester, New York (30 Minutes north of NYC) has an immediate opening for a qualified faculty as Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Department has an unwavering institutional commitment and support for gynecologic oncology services. Westchester Medical Center Health Network is rapidly growing with integration and recent acquisition of other hospitals and services in the Hudson Valley area.
The candidate must have completed an ABOG approved fellowship in gynecologic oncology and be board certified or eligible in gynecologic oncology. Strong background or interest in research, resident teaching, and robotic/minimally invasive surgery is required. Prior clinical experience is strongly desired.
The division has a new, state-of-the art outpatient office with an existing new inpatient oncology unit. Chemotherapy is administered in our new infusion unit. The division enjoys an outstanding relationship with world-class radiation therapy services with comprehensive expert GYN services, including all forms of brachytherapy. Strong relationship and referral practice is enjoyed with medical oncology and surrounding OB/GYN practices. We have dedicated GYN pathologists and radiologists.
The division has ample operating room block times with easy access to a dual console DaVinci Robotic system. The department has a residency program in OB/GYN with 16 residents and dedicated residents to the GYN ONC services. We enjoy the support of a full time office supervisor, nurse, medical assistant, inpatient and outpatient physician assistant support, surgery scheduler and additional front office staff.
The division has a weekly robust comprehensive tumor board with dedicated radiology and pathology services. We are an affiliate member of the NRG and members of GOG Partners. We participate actively in clinical trials, including industry sponsored and investigator initiated research, and a dedicated research nurse. Strong emphasis will be placed on collaborative basic and investigator initiated research protocols.
This is an outstanding opportunity to practice in a highly desired area of New York, with unrivaled opportunity for clinical growth and research advancement. We offer a very competitive salary with an outstanding benefits package.
There are opportunities for basic science and other collaborative research. Candidates with a strong interest or background in research will be strongly considered for protected academic time. Outstanding clinical coverage is available to afford participation in all academic conferences of the division.
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
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.