We are seeking a Cardiology Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner to join our newly developed Cardiovascular Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease requires patients to make healthy lifestyle choices and involves a team-based approach of cardiovascular specialists, including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, smoking cessation specialists, etc. A Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program can empower individuals to make healthier choices and reduce their risk of disease and disability.
The candidate must demonstrate general cardiology skills and an interest in improving patient's healthcare. The candidate will provide health care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, assessing and managing patients, conducting community outreach, providing health communication and education. Candidates will also be involved in the general cardiology practice all while under the supervision of attending cardiology physicians in an outpatient setting. The PA/NP will work full-time, Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Westchester Medical Center is the Hudson Valley Region's advanced medical care and referral hospital, serving more than 3.5 million people. The hospital is located 35 minutes north of New York City in a prestigious suburban location. Each year, more than 120,000 patients receive care at Westchester Medical Center in every clinical specialty through our main hospital, our Maria Fareri Children's Hospital – the only all-specialty children's hospital in the region - and our Behavioral Health Center. With more than 900 attending physicians and 3,300 healthcare professionals, Westchester Medical Center delivers industry-leading advanced medical care in specialties and services ranging from heart, kidney and liver transplants; to advanced endovascular procedures; to high-risk obstetrics and gynecology. The Medical Center is also home to the region's most comprehensive cardiovascular program. We are a regional Level I Trauma and Burn Center with more than 40,000 emergency room visits per year. Our advancements extend across the entire medical facility, from the latest technology and life-saving procedures, to nationally recognized doctors, nurses and staff.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
Must hold a current New York State PA or NP license
BLS and ACLS certification required
For more information, contact Emily Mehedin, Director, Advanced Clinical Recruitment for WMCHealth at 914.493.2140 or via email at Emily.Mehedin@WMCHealth.org
WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Internal Number: 11699
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten 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, a state of the art Telemedicine program, 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.