Psychiatrist, Hospital employed - Excellent work- life balance.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital
Facility: Canton-Potsdam Hospital 
Address: 50 Leroy Street 
Potsdam, NY 13676 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry : Addiction 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Negotiable
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About the Opportunity

We are seeking an outstanding BC/BE Psychiatrist in Northern New York State. This is a Full-time Hospital employed position.

  • Salary: $300,000.00
  • Productivity incentives (based on RVU’s) (In addition to base salary)
  • Relocation: Up to $15,000.00
  • Signing Bonus: $25,000.00
  • Medical Liability Insurance- paid by the hospital
  • Professional Dues: $2,000.00/year
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): 30 days benefit time paid annually
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 403(b) retirement plan


  • Outpatient only
  • Adolescent/Adult general Psychiatry for individuals facing mental, emotional, and substance abuse problems.
  • Provide Clinical supervision of mid-levels providers, psychiatric advanced practice nurses and other staff as appropriate.
  • Operate as the Medical Director of the outpatient substance abuse Clinic.
  • Expertise in medication-assisted treatment and addictions experience through the prescription of Suboxone or Vivitrol for opioid and/or alcohol dependency
  • Consult with primary care providers to assist with ongoing management of behavioral health needs of their patients



About Canton - Potsdam Hospital

Organizational Structure:

  • Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a not-for-profit, rural, acute-care community hospital.
  • Certified for 94 beds
  • Part of the St. Lawrence Health System (SLHS), formed to improve health, elevate the standard of care, enhance patient experience, and gain efficiencies through collaboration.
  • CPH has 181 exceptional physicians and Advanced Practitioners on its medical staff, which brings our total employment to over 1200 compassionate people.
  • Inpatient care is overseen by our 18 member Hospitalist Team.
  • Outpatient services are provided at Clinics throughout the North Country and include Urgent Care, Laboratory, imaging services, and physical rehabilitation
  • Our specialties include allergy and immunology, OB/GYN, pediatrics, general surgery, orthopedic surgery,  sports medicine, ophthalmology, pain medicine, ENT, neurology, urology, pulmonology, and chemical dependency.



Guided by strategic medical staff and a master facilities plan, Canton-Potsdam Hospital has achieved incredible success while other small and rural hospitals struggle to survive. The resulting consistent financial surpluses have funded a series of new construction and renovation projects designed to accommodate our growth in patients and providers.


St. Lawrence Health System: the model for regional care in Northern NY


About Our Area

Potsdam and Canton are small, rural, college communities, located 11 miles apart with two colleges in each town.

  • You’ll have almost zero commute time
  • Very affordable housing. Average price is under $200,000.00
  • We are home to one of the best public school systems in the nation in a safe environment.

If you love the outdoors, you’ll find some of the most sought-after skiing, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and mountain biking in the state right at your doorstep.

If you enjoy a more cosmopolitan atmosphere, Ottawa and Montreal are less than 2 hours away

Tom DeRosa

Physician Recruitment and Retention

Canton Potsdam Hospital

50 Leroy St. Potsdam, NY 13676



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Contact: Tom DeRosa 
Phone: 315-261-5942
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