Location: Valhalla, New York
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
WMCHealth is seeking a Physician Assistant to join the division of Gynecologic Oncology at Westchester Medical Center to help serve our patients at various outreach locations we have established within our network. This is a unique specialty where we offer complex gynecologic surgeries and manage adjuvant therapies (chemotherapy, targeted therapy and radiation).Our division includes radical pelvic surgery both via minimally invasive routes and traditional open surgery.We have an infusion center and radiation oncology services including brachytherapy.There is an active clinical trial program and we expect that the entire clinical team participate in recruitment and management of patients on therapeutic trials.
Responsibilities will include seeing patients in the outpatient setting at our various outreach locations, both with attending physicians and independently. The PA will participate in management of patients receiving chemotherapy, following up on patient labs and diagnostic imaging, and post-operative care. The PA will have the opportunity to become proficient in gynecologic outpatient procedures such as colposcopy and biopsies of the cervix, endometrium and vulva.Additionally, the PA will be involved in survivorship care and palliative care as it applies to the gynecologic oncology patient.
Qualifications / Requirements:
The ideal candidate has a background in Women's Health or Oncology; however, it is not a necessity. They must be willing to travel to our outreach locations in the network. New graduates are also encouraged to apply.This is an employed position in our academic group with comprehensive benefits, CME, and malpractice coverage. There is also opportunity to be involved in clinical research and teaching of trainees.
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, home care 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.
Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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