Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Physician

Canton-Potsdam Hospital
Potsdam, New York
Sep 17, 2019
Sep 16, 2020
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician to join our outpatient and inpatient hospitalist groups. We are a physician-centric system where you can delineate your goals, partner with other like-minded physicians and administrators to serve our patients.

Recruitment Package:

  • Hospital employed: Permanent, Full-time position
  • Base salary of $450,000.00
  • Productivity incentives: Based on RVUs (in addition to base salary)
  • Relocation: $15,000.00
  • Signing bonus: $25,000.00
  • CME: $4,000.00/year (five days per year)
  • $2,000.00/year for licensing and professional society dues
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Six weeks per year (vacation, personal, holiday, sick leave)
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

Facility Description

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a Not-for-Profit, general, acute-care community hospital and is part of St. Lawrence Health System (SLHS). SLHS was formed in 2013 to improve health, elevate the standard of care, enhance the patient experience, and gain efficiencies through collaboration. Our team of like-minded providers offers high quality, patient-centered care with a focus on maintaining continuity of care throughout the system.


Guided by strategic, medical staff, and master facilities plans, CPH has achieved incredible success when so many other small and rural hospitals struggle to survive. Resulting consistent financial surpluses have funded a series of new construction and renovation projects designed to accommodate our growth in providers and patients and to upgrade existing facilities.


Canton and Potsdam are small, rural, college communities 11 miles apart with two colleges in each village. The primary sources of income are higher education and dairy farming, giving the area a stable economy and attractive appearance. Located between the St. Lawrence River and the foothills of the Adirondacks, the area offers something for every outdoor enthusiast from downhill and cross-country skiing, to hiking and mountain biking, to kayaking, camping, and swimming. Montreal and Ottawa are within easy driving distance.

The Village of Canton has a population of 7,000 residents, rising to 13,000 when its two colleges are in session. Canton is the county seat of St. Lawrence County and is the home of the County Courthouse and numerous historical sites.

The Village of Potsdam has a population of 10,000, rising to 18,000 when its two local colleges are in session. It is nestled in the St. Lawrence River Valley near the northern foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Potsdam is known as a center for health care, education, and retail trade in Northern NY.

Our non-profit community based hospital is seeking a BC/BE Pulmonologist to join our staff.

  • Hospital employed: Permanent, Full-time position
  • Productivity incentives: Based on RVUs (in addition to base salary)
  • Relocation: $15,000.00
  • Signing bonus: $35,000.00
  • CME: $2,000.00/year (five days per year)
  • Paid Time Off: Six weeks per year (vacation, personal, holiday, sick leave)
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

Living and Learning in St. Lawrence County

Outdoor recreation, music, and community events characterize life in St. Lawrence County. Numerous State Parks and the beautiful Adirondack Park are within easy reach. Cross-country skiing, water-skiing, ice-fishing, ice-skating, hiking, road biking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, and recreational league team sports abound. Downhill skiing is available at family-friendly Titus Mountain near Malone, NY, and world-class winter sports of all stripes can be sampled in Lake Placid, site of two Winter Olympic Games and home to the Olympic Training Center and Whiteface Mountain. Lake Placid is an easy day-trip from most locations in the County, as are the cosmopolitan Canadian capital city of Ottawa, and the city of Montreal. Sport fishing, sailing, kayaking, and power-boating are abundant on the St. Lawrence River or any of numerous rivers or tributaries that feed it.

St. Lawrence County is the proud home to four outstanding institutions of higher education. Clarkson University in Potsdam is a renowned Carnegie I Research Institution with a nationally ranked program in supply-chain management, as well as physical therapy and physician assistant programs. SUNY Potsdam is known for its school of education as well as the Crane School of Music: Renee Fleming, star of the Metropolitan Opera, who performed the national anthem at the 2014 Super Bowl, is an alumna, as is fellow opera star Stephanie Blythe. Novelist T. C. Boyle is also an alumnus. SUNY Canton hosts the area s nursing program as well as programs in mortuary science and criminal justice and completed in 2012 construction of a $46 million fitness and sports center. New York s oldest co-educational institution is St. Lawrence University, a four-year liberal arts institution located in Canton. Notable alumni include actors Kirk Douglas and Vigo Mortenson, and current Maine Senator Susan Collins. All four colleges attract touring musical and theater performances open to the public, and Clarkson and St. Lawrence are home to Division I hockey, furnishing the NHL and Olympic teams with outstanding players.

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