Valhalla, New York, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Neurology
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location 10595, Valhalla, New York, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 12/30/22

The Department of Neurology at New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center seeks to add an adult Epileptologist to join our growing Epilepsy Center. We have a growing pediatric and adult epilepsy program. Our multidisciplinary team includes two epilepsy neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, a neuropsychologist, and EEG technologists with a full complement of diagnostic and therapeutic tools and technologies including PET, advanced MRI, stereotactic laser ablation, responsive neurostimulation, deep brain stimulation, vagal nerve stimulation, robotic depth electrode placement, and an active intracranial monitoring program. Our Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory (EEG) provides a full array of services including routine, ambulatory and long-term adults, children, and neonatal video-EEGs. We provide continuous EEG monitoring services to the neuro, medical, trauma and pediatric ICUs.

Job Summary:

Clinical duties will include providing adult EEG and epilepsy services in the Westchester Medical Health Network, as attending in our new state-of-the-art Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, reading acute/critical care EEGs and participation in the epilepsy outpatient clinics and inpatient consult team. Applicants with interests in clinical epilepsy including refractory and new onset, continuous EEG monitoring, and student/ resident education are of particular interest. Applicants with interest and experience in research are encouraged to apply. This position is ideally suited for an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual interested in being part of a growing epilepsy program that offers an excellent mix of both medical and surgical epilepsy cases. Expertise is required in the specific area of acute, chronic, and tertiary care of epilepsy patients, EEG interpretation, intracranial electroencephalography, ICU monitoring and evaluation of patients for epilepsy surgery. Opportunity to participate in intra and extra-operative functional brain mapping and neurostimulation, both in implantable devices and in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is available but not required.

About Us:

Westchester 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 based on 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 [Register to View]

Facility Info:

Westchester Medical Center is the premier provider of advanced medical care in New York's Hudson Valley. The flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, this 895-bed academic hospital in Valhalla, NY, provides local residents with acute-care services — Level I trauma and burn care, organ transplants and advanced neurovascular procedures and more — found nowhere else in the region. Westchester Medical Center is the primary referral facility for other Hudson Valley hospitals and serves as a lifeline for more than 3 million. To learn more, visit [Register to View] 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.