Job Details

Job ID: 342

Type: Physicians

State: NY

Area: Northeastern New York


Description: Practice on the Beautiful Adirondack Coast of Upstate New York. Seeking a Pulmonary/Critical Care physician to join its hospital-based practice of 4 physicians and 2 advanced practice providers. Candidates with Sleep Medicine training are preferred. The practice has a busy outpatient component as well as an inpatient consultation service. In a given month, the schedule entails two weeks of outpatient work, one week of hospital day shifts, one week of night call from home and 1 weekend of call. Part of a six-hospital network serving northern NY and VT. It is a certified Level III trauma center that works closely with local Medical Center, a Level I trauma center located 1 hour away. 300-bed community hospital with its own Family Medicine Residency. Practice in a warm and friendly environment that sits on a plush 45-acre campus complete with ponds, alpacas and walking paths. J visa ok. H visa ok.

Community/Facility info: A non-profit, level II trauma center serving a tri-county area of 170,000. We are a regional tertiary center that offers high technology and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Our typical daily census is approximately 260 (approximately 150 acute beds) with 155 physicians on the Medical Staff. Our sub-specialty support is very good. Our emergency room visits for 2005 were 52,787. We are one of the few New York hospitals that actually operate in the black. We are much bigger than what you would expect in a rural area. The services offered here are advanced and our technology vast. Our state of the art critical care unit has 14-beds, the step-down unit has 12 beds and our two new cath labs have digital equipment. We have 7 operating rooms that will be replaced by 9 new OR's in newly constructed space in 2008.Our Ambulatory Surgery Center has 4 OR’s and 4 endoscopy suites. Of significance is that we expanded our cardiology services to include open-heart surgery and angioplasty in 2005. We offer a quality of life that is second to none along with practicing in a big hospital. A picturesque community of 38,000 located on Lake Champlain and at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. We live where others vacation. It is extremely safe with a low cost of living slightly above the national average. There are excellent schools both public and private. The State University of New York also has a branch here with 6,200 students. Montreal, Burlington, Vermont and Lake Placid are all within an hour’s drive. Site Selection Magazine has chosen the area as a top city in the nation for business development for the past eight years. In addition, a Florida-based economic consulting firm (Policom Corp) has ranked the area as the top micropolitan in NY and the 27th in the nation.

Contact: For more information please contact Ben Ferro at [email protected] or call 716-689-6000.

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