About the Organization
Ellis Medicine is a 438-bed community and teaching healthcare system serving New Yorks Capital Region. With four campuses Ellis Hospital, Ellis Health Center, Bellevue Womans Center and Medical Center of Clifton Park five additional service locations, more than 3,300 employees and more than 700 members of our medical staff, Ellis Medicine is proud to provide a lifetime of care for patients. Ellis offers an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services including cardiac, cancer, emergency, neuroscience and womens services.
Our Mission: To meet the health and wellness needs of our community with excellence. Our Vision: To provide world class healthcare by providing patient-centered care and collaborating with our physicians and by striving for results in the top 10% of available national comparative databases by 2017.
Our Values: Integrity: We are transparent in our actions, respect all confidences and treat all with dignity and respect. Safety: We always strive, above all else, to keep our patients, visitors and healthcare providers safe. Compassion: We care for others with respect, sympathy and courtesy. Excellence: We aim to exceed the expectations of all those we serve and continue to develop our skills and knowledge. Stewardship: We effectively and efficiently utilize the resources our community has entrusted to us.
About the Community
SCHENECTADY is one of New Yorks best kept secrets. Its early Dutch heritage is preserved in the historic Stockade district on the banks of the Mohawk River.
Undergoing revitalization,Schenectady features numerous recreational and cultural venues with beautiful Central Park and its nationally recognized Rose Garden; and the restored vaudevillian theater, Proctors, which which host some of Broadways
Schenectady is a cornerstone in the Capital Regions Tri-cities and is a short drive from its sister 2 cities, Albany and Troy. Albany, the State Capitol, features the
NY State Museum, historic institute, performing arts center, the Palace Theater and the Times Union Center. Schenectady and the wider Capital Region offer a wide range of quality educational opportunities. From pre-k through high school, including public, private and charter schools, there are numerous academic programs to choose from. The region is also home to several prestigious colleges, such as Union College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Siena College, Skidmore College and many more.
Our proximity to major urban areas, Manhattan, Boston, Montreal, as well as the recreational settings of Lake George (Queen of American Lakes), Saratoga Springs (historic race course, national museums and Saratoga Performing Arts Center), Adirondack State Park and the Catskills provide an inexhaustible array of choices for weekend getaways. Sports enthusiasts enjoy some of the finest skiing, boating, fishing, hiking and mountain climbing, all within an hour or two of the Capital Region.