Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Schenectady, New York
Posted
Jan 11, 2019
Closes
Jan 11, 2020
Ref
1950849
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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St. Peter's Health Partners and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital have excellent full or part time employment opportunities for Board Certified or Board Eligible Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physicians to join an expanding physical medicine service line located in Albany, New York.

The physicians provide inpatient acute rehab care for patients following orthopedic injuries, amputation, and stroke- and provide outpatient follow up for these populations in the clinic at Sunnyview. Additionally the physician will perform EMGs and treat routine outpatients with musculoskeletal issues like lower back and/or neck pain, and myofascial pain. The Physical Medicine team also offers consultative inpatient services at St. Peter’s Hospital to help provide seamless and more integrated care to patients across St. Peter's Health Partners. These roles may also provide consultation services in partnership with primary care sites within our system.

Preference will be shown to candidates who possess two to five years of experience; however, new and recent graduates will also be considered. Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented.

This opportunity is not able to sponsor J1 or H1B visa candidates.

These are exciting opportunities to join a highly respected and nationally recognized team of caregivers at state of the art facilities as we expand and enhance our physical medicine service line. Enjoy excellent colleagues, strong system practice support, and a physician friendly environment.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

St. Peter’s Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes the following:

  • Competitive salary with incentives
  • Health/vision/dental insurance
  • Paid malpractice
  • CME time & allowance
  • Paid time off
  • Multi-faceted retirement savings program
  • Relocation assistance is available
  • Starting bonus is also available.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

St. Peter’s Health Partners, the region’s largest private-sector employer, with more than 12,500 employees, has more than 125 locations across seven counties. The system has an annual budget of nearly $1.1 billion. St. Peter’s Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011 by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter’s Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality and advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services.

These state-of-the-art services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial and St. Peter’s Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice.

St. Peter's Hospital is the largest Catholic acute care community hospital in northeastern New York state. Located in Albany, New York, the hospital was founded in 1869 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. A voluntary, not-for-profit community tertiary hospital, St. Peter’s provides 442 beds and has more than 900 staff physicians and nearly 6,000 employees.

The hospital offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services and diverse outreach programs in the areas of medicine, surgery, ambulatory care, women’s and children services, neonatal intensive care, rehabilitation, outpatient medical imaging, and care for the elderly.

The facilities at St. Peter’s Hospital are among the nation’s most advanced clinical

environments for care of patients with complex heart and vascular disease. St. Peter’s Hospital is the only hospital in New York state and the northeastern United States to earn designation from an independent ratings agency as a Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital for 10 years. The hospital’s Hybrid Operating Room, a high-tech catheterization lab within a sterile operating environment, is only one of just a handful of such installations worldwide. The Cardiac & Vascular Center at St. Peter’s Hospital has also been named a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care because of its consistent commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for cardiac patients.

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1928, is a 115-bed hospital specializing in physical rehabilitation. Every year, more than 15,000 individuals come to Sunnyview from across the Capital Region of New York State and beyond. Each one has a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, therapists and specialists ... all focused on one goal ... taking back what was stolen by a stroke, traumatic injury or disabling illness.  Sunnyview offers program in neuro-rehab, spinal cord injury, brain injury, ventilator weaning programs, aquatic therapy, orthopedic rehab, hearing services, cardiopulmonary rehab, and wellness programs.

Sunnyview is CARF accredited, the only CARF accredited program in the region. We have enjoyed continuous accreditation for 30 years. Our team of PM&R physicians is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides treatment right onsite at the hospital. It includes physicians, advanced practitioners, therapists, and certified professionals in several areas.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Capital District, New York – includes  the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy and the surrounding areas, including Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs.

The Capital Region has excellent year-round outdoor recreation available, including excellent golf, water-sports of all kinds, camping, hiking, and great downhill skiing and snowboarding. It offers a wealth of cultural offerings and activities, including several renowned museums and theaters, fine dining, and a year-round events calendar full with music and sporting events.

Excellent public and private schools are available, as are affordable homes and reasonable taxes. This region is a part of New York's Tech Valley and is abound with Higher education opportunities.  The Capital District is a short drive to the scenic Adirondack, Berkshire, and Catskill Mountains.

Centrally located, Albany is less than three hours from New York City and Boston.  Come find out why Forbes Magazine lists Albany as one of “America’s Most Innovative Cities”, and one of “America’s Best Places to Raise a Family” and why Brookings has described Albany as one of its “Strongest Performing Metro Areas” and Portfolio.com calls Albany one of its “Best Markets for Young Adults.”

To learn more about the Capital Region visit www.albany.org, www.albany.com, www.techvalley.com, www.renscochamber.com, www.visittroyny.com.

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