Job Title: Section Chief, Pediatric Surgeon
Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
City/State: Valhalla, NY
Position: Full Time
Req #: 6532
Posted Date: Apr 13, 2018
The Department of Surgery at Westchester Medical Center is seeking candidates for the Chief of Pediatric Surgery for the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). We are seeking an experienced candidate who is Board Certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery and eligible for a New York State License. Academic appointment at New York Medical College is expected to be at the Associate or Professor level. Applicants will be expected to manage all aspects of a busy pediatric surgery practice. You will lead a growing group of pediatric surgeons and be based in Valhalla, NY, just 35 minutes north of New York City. The successful candidate should have strong academic interests and leadership experience as well as excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills. The candidates should be committed to leadership, patient care, general surgery residency training, and medical student education. She/he will be joining a high volume academic service with busy general surgery residency and multiple fellowship training programs. This is an employed position within our academic group practice with comprehensive benefits and malpractice coverage. Academic rank at New York Medical College and salary will be commensurate with candidate experience and qualifications. As Chief of Pediatric Surgery Section, she/he will be affiliated with Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), which is the children’s hospital for New York’s Hudson Valley region and Fairfield County, Connecticut. The hospital is home to the region’s only pediatric intensive care unit and neonatal intensive care unit, as well as the region’s only pediatric level 1 trauma center, pediatric burn care service, pediatric transplant program and pediatric cardiac catheterization and surgery program. Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Westchester Medical Center, a 600-bed hospital serve as the primary teaching affiliate for New York Medical College. WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten 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, 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, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.