Nephrologist, Academic and Clinical – Westchester Medical Center – Valhalla, New York
The Division of Nephrology of NY Medical College/Westchester Medical Center is seeking a candidate with experience/interest in clinical research, who will also participate in the teaching and research activities of the nephrology fellowship program at a major academic medical center in the New York metropolitan area. Candidates must be board certified or eligible in Nephrology and be able to obtain a New York State license.
Responsibilities include teaching, attending on the renal inpatient consult service, rounding on dialysis outpatients, seeing outpatients, and clinical research. The candidate will also participate in teaching, supervision, and clinical care activities of the division, including the nephrology fellowship and internal medicine residencies, as well as contributing to regular didactic lectures and conferences. The candidate will be expected to initiate, continue, and oversee clinical research projects involving nephrology fellows and assist in developing presentations, authoring publications of research results, and assisting fellows in producing case reports and clinical reviews of applicable topics. Protected research time will be available. Experience in the conduct of clinical research and proven productivity in obtaining clinical research grants is preferable.
Westchester Medical Center is a quaternary care environment serving the Hudson Valley Region of New York and has one of the highest case mix acuity indices in the US. The division of nephrology interfaces with the heart, liver, and kidney transplant program, trauma, surgical, cardiothoracic, and medical ICUs, bone marrow transplant and heart failure programs, as well as general inpatient and outpatient services. These interactions provide excellent opportunities to explore renal disease in a wide variety of acutely and chronically ill patients.
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. Year-round outdoor and recreational opportunities abound along the Hudson River, including picnicking, fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking.
Benefits and Compensation
Competitive salary and benefits are offered, including support for CME activities. Academic appointment to New York Medical College, located on the WMC campus, is commensurate with credentials and experience.
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (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, 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.
For more information about this opportunity, contact Loretta Modesto, Senior Physician Recruiter for WMCHealth at: 914-493-2016 or by e-mail to: Loretta.Modesto@WMCHealth.org
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Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.