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NEW YORK – PRACTICE ON THE ADIRONDACK COAST:The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (www.UVMHealth.org/CVPH) in Plattsburgh, NY seeks two 2 full-time physicians to join the team. The ideal candidates should be BE/BC in internal medicine or family medicine. The full time physicians will work 13, twelve-hour shifts per month. Five physicians work the day shift (7am-7pm), one physician works the evening shift (12pm-12am) and one physician works the night shift (7pm-7am).
The workload is shared equally among the physicians. The typical census ranges from 40-55 with the average number of encounters per physician being 15-17 per day (8-10 at night). The scheduling is somewhat flexible with the full time physicians working anywhere from 6-8 shifts in a row. The daytime physicians may need to cover some evening and/or night shifts as needed. Codes from 7am to 5pm , are generally covered by the ICU attending, the hospitalist, or the attending of record. ER physicians also cover. During the night shift, the hospitalist on and an ER attending go to codes.
The full time physicians are employed by the University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group. The Medical Group is governed by physician members. The employment model transitioned from hospital employment to the Network Medical Group in 2018. Turnover in the group over the years has not been excessive. The physicians recently transitioned to a salary based model effective Oct. 1, 2021 in effort to align with other network hospitals. Compensation is subject to the Community Practice Adirondack Compensation Plan, Effective October 1, 2021. The salary is $309,960 *subject to slight change based on model adjustments. Evening and night shift differentials are added to your check as worked on a monthly basis ($201.27 per day/evening shift and $240 per night shift). Additional compensation for >1.0 FTE effort is as follows: $2,012.73 for day shifts, $2,214 for evening shifts and $2,252.72 for night shifts.
The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) is part of a six-hospital network serving patients and their families in northern New York and Vermont. We’re not just caregivers and staff – we’re your friends and neighbors, offering expertise and compassionate care when and where you need them. We’re dedicated to providing you with the best medical care possible in an environment that supports your health and healing. That’s what we call the heart and science of medicine.
CVPH is a 300-bed community hospital located in the northeastern region of New York State. The facility includes a 14-bed state-of-the-art critical care unit and 9 state-of-the-arts OR’s. The typical daily census is approximately 250 (approximately 130 acute/private beds). We have an average of 25 admissions and 775 outpatients per day. We have over 165 physicians on the Medical Staff representing many sub-specialties. On average CVPH has 9,400 admissions, 825 births, 46,000 emergency room visits and 19,000 surgical procedures.
Now more than ever, CVPH is committed to creating a learning environment to provide a comprehensive and well-rounded medical training experience. Our affiliation with the University of Vermont Medical Center, a level I trauma center located 1 hour away, has helped us to establish a community-based Family Medicine Residency. In addition, we have Emergency Medicine residents and medical students from UVM doing clinical rotations at CVPH. We are much bigger than what you might expect in a rural area. For further information, please visit our website at www.UVMHealth.org/CVPH .
Plattsburgh is a picturesque community of 38,000 located on Lake Champlain (6th largest lake in the country) and at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. It is one of the prime gateways between the US and Canada. You can readily travel in and out of Plattsburgh by highway, train, plane or boat. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this is the place be. Water, mountains, parks, beaches and trails are right at your fingertips. You will also find plenty of apple orchards, vineyards and microbreweries along our roadways. You will often hear residents boast about living where others vacation!
This small city is very family oriented offering both public and private schools. Secondary educational opportunities include both the State University of New York/Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College. It is an extremely friendly community where everyone is warmly welcomed and celebrated. With our proximity to the French-speaking Province of Quebec, visitors are treated to many bilingual signs, menus and hospitality staff. This centuries old city is rich in history dating back to the Revolutionary war.
The cost of living in Plattsburgh is just below the national average. Site Selection Magazine has chosen Plattsburgh as a top city in the nation for business development for many years. In addition, a Florida-based economic consulting firm (Policom Corp) has ranked Plattsburgh as the top micropolitan in NY and the 27th in the nation.
When you are looking for new adventures, you can easily travel to Montreal, Burlington, VT and the Lake Placid Olympic Village, which are all within an hour’s drive. Have it all in Plattsburgh, NY, a progressive community hospital with the lifestyle you have been looking for. For further information on the area please visit www.NorthCountryGoodLife.com and www.goadirondack.com .
Lisa VanNatten, FASPR, CMSR
Director of Physician Search
University of Vermont Health Network
Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
75 Beekman Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
518-562-7012 - Fax
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