Location: Valhalla, New York
The Neurology Department at Westchester Medical Center (WMC) is seeking an enthusiastic neuro-oncologist to join our rapidly growing faculty and focus on clinical care and program development to serve the neuro-oncology needs of patients in the Hudson Valley Region. The successful applicant will join our rapidly expanding, dynamic Department of Neurology to provide high quality care for adult patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting with complex neuro-oncology needs. They will have the support of a growing faculty of subspecialists and enjoy a close working relationship with our Departments of Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology, Radiation Oncology and Oncology. We are a high-volume primary brain tumor practice that draws from a tertiary hospital home base and a geographic alliance of 9 satellite hospitals. WMC has the highest volume clinical brain tumor practice outside of NYC and includes a multidisciplinary tumor board where all patients harboring CNS tumors are discussed in a collaborative environment. We currently have two active clinical brain tumor trials and are nearing agreement as a site for a Phase 2 glioblastoma-derived immunotherapy trial and two Phase 1 trials. We are one of a few institutions nationally offering GammaTile brachytherapy for recurrent GBM. We are also one of the few centers nationally to utilize advanced MRI connectomics software for preoperative brain tumor mapping. We offer laser ablation for brain tumors, both index and recurrent GBMs and use Gleolan fluorescence (5-ALA) for GBM resection.
Qualifications / Requirements:
The Neurology Department at WCM prides itself in having a welcoming atmosphere with an emphasis on 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 with New York Medical College allows for ample teaching and research opportunities. We are seeking applicants with excellent clinical and communication skills who enjoy working in a dynamic team, are interested in teaching of medical students and residents and are excited by the prospect of building a Neuro-oncology service. A minimum of 5 years' experience in neuro-oncology is required. The successful candidate must be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York State.
Westchester Medical Center (WMC) is the flagship hospital of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, which comprises 1,700 beds across 10 hospitals located on eight campuses. WMC is a tertiary and quaternary care hospital and serves a population of over 2.4 million people. This creates an exciting environment with a very diverse patient population and a wide variety of neuropathology seen. WMC is academically affiliated with New York Medical College, which was founded in 1860 and physically located in the vicinity of WMC's sprawling campus.Westchester is located just outside New York City, and just a train ride away from all that NYC has to offer. Westchester offers a wonderful assortment of activities for nature enthusiasts, and is conducive to biking, hiking, kayaking and skiing.New York Medical College is located on a 565-acre suburban campus shared with Westchester Medical Center, 15 miles outside of the New York City limits. NYMC is distinguished by its inclusive and humanistic approach to education. Serving a large and highly diverse geographic area and population, NYMC maintains close ties with local communities and maintains valuable affiliations with several outstanding hospitals and other health care facilities in the area. Having local physicians and health commissioners among our faculty is one example of how NYMC and the region enjoy a symbiotic relationship - each serves and supports the other, and our students and the surrounding communities are the chief beneficiaries. All are welcomeWestchester Medical Center and New York Medical College value a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion at email@example.com.
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