Palliative Care Physician Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Troy, New York
Posted
Oct 12, 2020
Closes
Oct 12, 2021
Ref
2058500
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

St. Peter’s Health Partners has a full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Palliative Care physician to join the Palliative Care team located at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York.

The Palliative Care group is a consult-based service with consults submitted by other providers. The selected candidate will start their day at Samaritan Hospital with consults and a daily huddle with each patient case, and work as a team with a Nurse Practitioner and Social Worker to provide an interdisciplinary approach. The selected candidate will participate in grand rounds.

The Palliative Care program has transitioned their community-based program from clinics to home-based and telemedicine. The inpatient side works with Hospitalists and Oncologists to coordinate the best care.

The selected candidate will provide five days of coverage. Hospice and Palliative Care board certification is preferred.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Palliative Care physician to join St. Peter's Health Partners.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

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

  • Competitive salary including starting bonus
  • Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances
  • Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
  • CME time & expense allowance
  • Paid time away from the practice
  • Two-part retirement savings program with employer matching program 

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.

Samaritan Hospital - A community hospital with a 238-bed capacity, Samaritan offers a vast range of services, including critical care, ambulatory surgery, maternity, cancer care, women's health and behavioral health services.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Troy, New York – is an urban treasure located in the Capital District. The City’s rich history and eclectic energy has attracted people from across the nation and around the world. It offers the convenience and accessibility of urban living with a friendly, small town feel. The City’s affordable properties draw new residents from all walks of life: urban pioneers who enjoy living and working in Troy's beautiful, historic buildings; college students who come for a world-class education and decide to stay, and business owners seeking a real sense of community.

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.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

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