St. Peters Health Partners, is seeking an a full time Hospice Medical Director for its Albany/Rensselaer location This is an exciting opportunity to join a respected and compassionate team of caregivers as it continues to provide service to the Capital District. Enjoy excellent colleagues, strong system practice support, and a physician friendly environment.
The Community Hospice is a not-for-profit organization serving seven counties in the Capital Region of Upstate New York through six regional offices. The Community Hospice is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program. We are part of St. Peter's Health Partners, and are privileged to work with every hospital in the region to provide hospice services. We have served thousands of people and their families over the past three decades. And we offer that help and comfort in seven counties in upstate New York: Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Columbia, Greene and Montgomery.
The full time Hospice Medical Director will provide traditional home visits in the region. Physicians are part of an inter-disciplinary team of caregivers in each instance with strong support and excellent colleagues.
This opportunity is not accepting J1 or H1B visa candidates.
RECRUITMENT PACKAGE: St. Peter’s Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:
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
2 part retirement savings program with employer matching program
COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION: Discover an excellent work/life balance in NY’s Capital District- a medium sized area offering all the amenities of a larger urban area in a beautiful, scenic, and affordable setting. A stable economic setting; we have a strong and expanding presence in healthcare of every type, in higher education, and enjoy a unique position as the capital of the Empire State. The Capital District includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy- and the surrounding area includes Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs. The region has excellent year-round outdoor recreation available, including excellent golf, water-sports of all kinds, camping, hiking, and great skiing. It offers a wealth of cultural offerings and activities, including several renowned museums (the Albany Institute of History and Art, The NY State Museum), theaters (Proctor’s, The Palace) fine dining, and a year-round events calendar full with music and sporting events (The Times Union Center & Saratoga Performing Arts Center.) Excellent public and private schools are available, as are affordable homes and reasonable taxes. Higher education opportunities abound in our region with nearly 30 colleges and universities in the region and we are part of NY’s Tech Valley.
To the North: the largest state park in the nation: The Adirondacks: world renowned for hiking, skiing, camping, boating, and countless scenic vistas
To the East: Vermont and the beautiful Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts
To the South: the historic and amazing Catskill Mountains, home to excellent skiing, camping, great fly-fishing, and hiking locations
To the West, the beautiful Mohawk Valley & Central Leatherstocking Regions, home to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown
Albany is centrally located: New York City: 2.5 hrs. Boston: 3 hrs. Montreal: 3.5 hrs.
Albany is easily accessed via the NYS Thruway, Albany International Airport, and Amtrak
Come find out why Forbes Magazine lists Albany as one of “America’s Best Places for Business and Careers”, 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,” why Portfolio.com calls Albany one of its “Best Markets for Young Adults,” and U.S. News & World Report ranks Albany as one of its “Best Places to Live” in the nation. And Livability.com calls Albany one of its Best Cities for Entrepreneurs for 2016.
St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C, a physician-governed, multi-specialty group, is a member of St. Peter’s Health Partners in NY's Capital District. St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates provides a new model of physician practice that permits St. Peter’s Health Partners to evolve as a health system with strong physician participation while allowing physicians to retain ...those aspects that make private practice work well in the care of patients. It is one of the largest multi-specialty physician group practices in the region with more than 20 specialties and sub-specialties represented, over 350 providers now with 400 anticipated in 2014, and more than 70 office locations in a seven county region. 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.