Job ID: 289548389  |  Last Updated: 1/17/2018

Palliative Care

Columbia Memorial Health
Hudson, NY
Applicant Contact
Bryanna Scali
Vice President of Human Resources
(518) 828-8268
(518) 828-8243
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Columbia Memorial Hospital, located in beautiful upstate Hudson, New York, is a 192 bed facility whose philosophy is Patients First. We are two and a half hours north of New York City and 45 minutes south of Albany.

We offer numerous opportunities for our Medical Staff to work in a progressive hospital whose range of services include state of the art Medical Imaging, which includes a closed and open MRI, a newly constructed Emergency Room, five (5) Surgical Suites, and over 37 physician practices.

Job Description:
Summary/Objective: We are looking for a full time Palliative Care specialist to start a new practice in our community. We anticipate a need for a full time Palliative Care Specialist to work for our growing communities in Columbia and Greene County, NY. The position is currently for an outpatient environment only, we may consider an inpatient component as well. The applicant would be part of a hospital owned multispecialty group practice but would have their own practice to set up and run with the support of a strong administrative team. You will enjoy an excellent collegial environment with a seasoned well primary care referral source. Our aim is to help you shape it to your practice style. We are trying to develop a comprehensive center for complete care of all patients with addiction, acute and chronic pain and end of life care. The Pain Management and Addiction services components are in place but assistance with the chronic pain population, and end of life care are areas we need to bolster and this position would help us with that aspect.
Setting Type (in or outpatient or both): Outpatient initially but consider inpatient
Facility Description: Will be created to meet the needs of the new Physician.
Other Staff (MDs, NP/PAs, MAs): To be determined in conjunction with the Physician.
Patients Per Day: To be determined
Hours: Negotiable
Call: Schedule: No call
Type: No call
Rounding: None.

Reason for Recruitment: New practice

Start Date: As soon as you are able, we are flexible

Compensation & Benefits:
- Hospital employed status
- Negotiable salary; guaranteed base with incentive package
- Benefits include occurrence malpractice, individual and family health care insurance, CME/professional dues, vacation and sick time, disability coverage, retirement plans, and more.
- Electronic Health Records:
o eClinical Works (eCW), with a Patient Portal in the ambulatory practice
o Meditech serves as the information system in the hospital
o The Emergency Department has a separate Information System
- Relocation and Education Loan payments negotiable

Columbia Memorial Hospital, a not-for-profit organization, employs over 200 physicians, NPs, PAs, and CNMs on our three campuses in Hudson, Valatie and Catskill, New York.
We offer the opportunity to be involved in outside activities, to pursue educational opportunities, and to be a mentor for others.

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