Thoracic Surgeon

Location
Valhalla, NY
Posted
Aug 16, 2019
Ref
11586
Position Type
Permanent
Job Details:
Thoracic Surgeon Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital / Westchester Medical Center - Poughkeepsie & Valhalla, NY

Summary:

Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital and Westchester Medical Center members of the WMCHealth Network are currently recruiting for a full-time Thoracic surgeon, to join the growing surgery department at Westchester Medical Center and Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital. The successful candidate should have a track record of strong clinical and academic accomplishments. Candidate may be eligible for an academic appointment at New York Medical College if appropriate. Familiarity and experience with minimally invasive and preferably interest in robotic procedures. The candidate will be expected to focus on developing the Thoracic program at MHRH, a level II Regional Trauma Center. MHRH has a new DaVinci Xi robot and growing primary care and pulmonary services and will also help cover and perform complex cases at WMC. Applicants must be board certified or eligible in Cardiothoracic Surgery and possess or be fully eligible for a New York medical license. Company Information: 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 part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, you will join the region's most advanced medical care and 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 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. How to Apply: Interested candidate should send curriculum vitae toRifat Latifi, M.D., FACS, Director, Department of Surgery by email at Rifat.Latifi@wmchealth.org or by phone at 914-493-8729 or and Tracey Weigel, MD., Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Tracey.Weigel@wmchealth.org.

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