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Job Title: Trauma Surgeon

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Physicians

Department: Trauma

Position: Full Time

Shift: Variable

Req #: 13105

Job Details:

Academic Trauma Surgeon Westchester Medical Center-Valhalla, NY Summary Westchester Medical Center (WMC) Health’s Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care isseeking fellowship trained general surgeons with a specialization in trauma and critical care. The candidate will join a team of 10 surgeon under the leadership of Dr. Peter Rhee at the regions only Level I Trauma Center located in Valhalla, New York. This is an academic position at the level of Assistant Professor affiliated with the New York Medical College. Qualifications Applicants must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and/or surgical critical care. Requirements include demonstrated skills in emergency surgery, surgical critical care, trauma and/or burn patient care, and a desire for teaching and research (health services, translational or basic science research). The Trauma Surgeon reports directly to the Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Candidate requirements include an M.D. or D.O. from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy, as well as the completion of a surgical residency and a surgical critical care fellowship. Company Info: WMCHealth offers a generous compensation package with performance and quality measures. In addition, we offer exceptional work/life balance, a comprehensive benefits package, malpractice insurance, paid vacation and a generous stipend for Continuing Medical Education – including paid time off. As a teaching hospital of New York Medical College, you will have close interaction with the program’s fellows, residents, and medical students. With a collegial atmosphere, academic rounding and educational opportunities will be available at both the Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital campuses. As part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, the Surgeon will join the region’s most advanced medical care and tertiary/quaternary referral hospital. WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, NY, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. We employ more than 12,000 people and have 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, skilled nursing, assisted-living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental-health systems in New York State, WMCHealth is the pre-eminent health care provider in the Hudson Valley. Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer. How to Apply For more information about this opportunity, contact Andrea Ruggiero, Advanced Clinical Recruiter for WMCHealth at (914) 493-2176 or by email at