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Company: WMCHealth
Location: Valhalla
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:Westchester Medical Center is seeking an in-patient attending hospitalist dedicated to clinical Neurosciences. The successful applicant will join our rapidly expanding, dynamic Neurology team. They will be responsible for providing high-quality care for a broad range of patients with complex neurological illnesses outside the Neurological Intensive Care Unit. The Neurology Department at WMC has a robust quality improvement program, and the successful applicant can expect to be actively involved in this. They will have the opportunity to provide inpatient care for a wide variety of patients with complex neurological illnesses, have the support of a growing faculty of subspecialists, and enjoy a close working relationship with our neurosurgery team as well as a dedicated neurointensivist team. WMC prides itself in being the only comprehensive stroke center in the county, and our dynamic stroke team is the primary provider of stroke care in the Neurology Department. The Neurohospitalist may have the opportunity to participate in our expanding teleneurology and telestroke programs, which provide care for patients in our affiliated hospitals, depending on their interests. In addition to increasing our number of specialists and subspecialists, the Department of Neurology is also actively building a lively and energetic team of advanced practice providers (APPs). The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work closely with our APPs. The Neurohospitalist program at WMC is an academic teaching service, with residents and medical students rotating through the service. This provides an exciting teaching opportunity for the successful candidate through bedside teaching rounds as well as participating in academic teaching opportunities for medical students and residents through New York Medical College.Shift/Status:Full-time. Candidates that would prefer Part-time or a Nightshift are encouraged to apply.Qualifications / Requirements:The Neurology Department at WCM prides itself in a welcoming atmosphere emphasizing a collegial work environment in which our faculty are allowed to follow their interests. Our patient population provides constant intellectual challenges and stimulation. Our academic affiliation allows for ample teaching and research opportunities. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in Neurology and possess or be eligible for a New York State license. A strong interest in neurosciences, clinical care, teaching, research, and programmatic development is critical to this position.Facility Info:Westchester Medical Center is 35 minutes north of New York City. Westchester Medical Center Health Network is taking a regional approach to the healthcare needs of the Hudson Valley region. It has recently acquired or affiliated with four hospitals throughout the region, with the intention of integrating or supplementing the services offered at these other hospitals. Westchester Medical Center is the primary academic medical center for the region and the University Hospital of New York Medical College. ACGME-accredited neurosurgery, neurology, and radiology residency programs are based at WMC. This opportunity is within the New York City suburbs and offers a highly competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits, including professional liability insurance and an academic appointment with New York Medical College, if appropriate.About Us:The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight 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. WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: WMCHealth, White Plains , Neurohospitalist, Other , Valhalla, New York

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