Physician (FT), Gastroenterology
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) serves more than 55,000 people in the towns and villages of Bennington County and western Windham County and Southern Rutland County in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer County in New York and Northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts.
The hospital is licensed for 99 beds. SVHC has more than 125 physicians on staff and 1,000 employees who provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for adults and children. Henry W. Putnam started SVHC in 1910 by donating his water company to the Town of Bennington, stipulating that the proceeds be used to fund a public hospital. One of Bennington's oldest charities, SVHC depends on the generosity of donors to provide an unprecedented level of care for a community hospital. SVHC is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees drawn from the communities it serves.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, founded in 2013, has grown into a renowned multi-specialty medical practice. We offer a full range specialties from primary care and pediatrics through medical and surgical specialties. Many of our physicians also are members of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multi-specialty physician group operated by Dartmouth-Hitchcock that provides care exclusively for SVMC.
The financial package includes a market competitive base salary. A full benefit package is available which includes both moving expenses and assistance with student loan repayment.
Bennington County offers easy access to many outdoor activities such as mountain biking, skiing, hunting, fishing, and hiking. There are also a variety of school options in the community.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam is actively recruiting for a full-time Gastroenterologist. Interested in working at SVMC?
- Competitive Starting Pay
- Sign-on bonus available
- Relocation up to $10,000
- Loan Repayment available.
Picture yourself working at SVMC...
- Vermont Business Magazine’s 2015 Best Places to Work
- Medicare’s highest rating in Vermont and New Hampshire
- Vermont’s First Magnet Hospital
Picture yourself living in Vermont…
- Recognized by the Wall Street Journal, Yankee Magazine and the National Center for Arts Research
- Named among one of the vibrant communities in the U.S.
- Culturally rich with art galleries, performing arts and museums
- Award winning restaurants, world-class outdoor activities and shopping
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is a community-focused, nonprofit healthcare system. SVMC is a comprehensive health care system servicing Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties in New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, which is a top-rated hospital is located in less than an hour’s drive to Albany, New York, and Boston, New York City and Montreal are just three hours away.
Each year, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center serves more than 75,000 people and averages 500 births; 23,000 emergency room visits; 4,000 admissions and 150,000 outpatient visits each year. System wide, the organization has nearly 1,200 employees and 215 medical staff.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is one of only 43 hospitals worldwide to have achieved four consecutive designations as a Magnet® Center for Nursing Excellence. In 2017, SVMC received the Magnet Prize,™ an award for extraordinary innovation in nursing that is given to only one hospital in the world each year. In 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded SVMC its 5-Star Rating for quality, patient safety, and the patient experience. SVMC is the only 5-Star hospital in Vermont and only 6% of hospitals nationwide earn the mark.
Southern Vermont has it all: ski resorts, shopping, beautiful village greens, cozy inns, fall foliage, and a scattering of historic covered bridges. Local Ski areas include; Stratton, Bromley, Magic Mountain, and Mount Snow all of which offer winter activities and warm-weather fun for kids and families. Shopping venues run from intimate settings, like the Apple Barn in Bennington, to the high-end outlets of Manchester.
Vermont is a state known for its natural landscape, which is primarily forested. Thousands of acres of mountain terrain are crossed by hiking trails and skiing slopes. Among the many points of interest are the Green Mountain National Forest, Bennington Battle Monument, the Calvin Coolidge Homestead at Plymouth, and the Marble Exhibit in Proctor. Although Vermont is an inland state, it has beaches and water sports at Lake Champlain, along with many lakes, streams, and swimming holes. If quality of living, the beauty and recreation of four seasons and a warm, welcoming community are what you seek – not just living, but thriving in Vermont comes easily.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.