Excellent Thoracic Surgical Oncology Position - Vassar

Nuvance Health New York
Poughkeepsie, New York
Sep 21, 2021
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Vassar Brothers Medical Center part of Nuvance Health, located in Poughkeepsie, NY, just 75 minutes north of New York City, is seeking an additional Thoracic Surgical Oncologist to further develop a rapidly expanding and comprehensive Thoracic oncology program serving the Hudson Valley region and beyond. Our team includes disease specific medical oncologists, experienced radiation oncologists, outstanding consultative services, compassionate nursing care and all the supportive services of a comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Program has all the tools and technologies in place, including robotic technology, navigation bronchoscopy, hyperthermic perfused intrathoracic chemotherapy as well as other resources. A robust clinical research program is active in Oncology with access to both cooperative group trials, industry and in-house trials with proper research associate support and database participation.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with nationally recognized thoracic surgeons in a dynamic health system. The surgeon will join a division of four outstanding general thoracic surgeons who work collaboratively. There is excellent support from the Nuvance Cancer Institute, and strong pulmonary and GI support. In addition to an outstanding multidisciplinary team, the surgeon will have access and mentorship in cutting-edge translational and outcomes research, supported by a lab and post-doctoral research fellows at the Rudy Ruggles Biomedical Research Institute.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience with well-developed minimally invasive Thoracic surgical and interventional pulmonary skills. Familiarity with robotics is advantageous. Our seven hospital system has an integrated and extensive primary care network, urgent care centers, and voluntary staff that provide unlimited potential for growth for an energetic, focused, board-certified or board eligible candidate. It is expected that this individual will help develop a specialized area of interest in Thoracic diseases to serve our region and beyond.

Job Highlights:

Vassar just opened a new 696,000-square-foot, eight-level inpatient pavilion with 264 private medical/surgical patient rooms and 30 critical care rooms
Employed position with a highly competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits
Generous allowances for CMEs, Dues, and Relocation
Collegial group and balanced work/life schedule
Strategic location between New York City and Albany along the Hudson River with easy commuter access via Amtrak and Metro North Rail lines

Vassar Brothers Medical Center is now part of Nuvance Health. Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices and multiple affiliated organizations.

The Hudson Valley of New York boasts a terrific quality of life. From hiking, biking, and boating, to cafes, art galleries, and local farmers markets, this beautiful suburban location offers endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the region. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and the Culinary Institute of America. Only 75 minutes north of New York City, the area offers easy commuter access to the city via Metro North and Amtrak rail lines. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country's most livable locations.

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