Palliative Care Physician (director)
Syracuse, NY 13905
No visas. Hospital is actively recruiting a board-certified primary care physician with palliative care expertise to serve as the program' s Medical Director. The Palliative Care Program is delivered through an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, pastoral care and social workers who assist the patient and family in addressing the many aspects of care for serious and complex illnesses. The ideal candidate has a vision for the program and its impact on patient-focused, holistic, spiritually-based care. The new Medical Director will be given all the tools necessary to grow this vital program. Current volumes are about 90% inpatient consults, but outpatient office space and staff are in place to develop a strong outpatient practice. Because the program is in its infancy, the Network can offer the right candidate great flexibility in creating the position' s responsibilities.
Financial: Competitive salary guarantee supplemented by a RVU-based compensation structure that recognizes the amount of work performed rather than revenue collected. 32 days of PTO per year, CME stipend, malpractice insurance, relocation expenses, full benefit package and all licenses and fees. Facility: - Hospital is a not for profit, full service community hospital - The hospital has over 400 specialists and primary care physicians on its medical staff. Location: - 70 miles from Syracuse, NY - 80 miles from Wilkes Barre, PA - 100 miles to Albany, NY - 150 miles to NYC, NY - Located in the upstate New York - The area boasts school districts that are nationally recognized for excellence, and is the home of highly regarded University. - Recreational opportunities are diverse and include minor ice hockey and baseball teams, a symphony orchestra, an opera company and proximity to many lakes, parks and trails. - The beauty and tranquility of the New York wineries is an hour away. - The area boasts a cost of living that is significantly lower than the New York State metropolitan cities from one to three hours away.