Pediatric Retina Specialist
Westchester Medical Center
WMC Health Network
Inpatient and outpatient
Pediatric Retina Specialist- Westchester Medical Center, a quaternary regional academic medical center in Valhalla, NY, 30 minutes north of New York City, seeks a Pediatric Retina Specialist to join our expanding faculty. Westchester Medical Center is the flagship of the 10-hospital Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The 600-bed medical center is the primary teaching affiliate for New York Medical College and serves as a regional referral and trauma center.
The pediatric retina specialist will be the primary point person for coverage for the Retinopathy of Prematurity service in a 50-bed Level 4 NICU. This will consist of weekly screening, treatment when necessary, and outpatient follow-up. Development of other pediatric retina specialty interest will be supported. It is anticipated that about 50% of time would be devoted to adult retina, with flexibility. A core objective is to provide trauma call at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for ophthalmologic emergencies. Clinical research opportunities exist and are encouraged.
Applicants should have completed an accredited ophthalmology residency program, having completed a two-year surgical retina and vitreous fellowship and be eligible to obtain a New York state license. Experience with ROP is required. Applicant should be board certified or board eligible. Training or experience in ocular genetics and inherited retinal degenerations is also desirable.
This employed position in our academic group practice offers comprehensive benefits and malpractice insurance. Academic rank at New York Medical College and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
About WMC Health Network
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.
Posted September 23, 2020