Bassett Healthcare Network, a progressive health care network in Central New York and major teaching affiliate of Columbia University, is seeking a Director of Palliative Care. While currently inpatient only, plans are to expand into outpatient care in spring/summer of 2017. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a growing palliative care team. Must be a BC/BE Palliative Care physician.
Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services to people living in an eight county region covering 5,600 square miles in Central New York. The organization includes six corporately affiliated hospitals, as well as skilled nursing facilities, community and school-based health centers, and health partners in related fields.
Key Benefits of this Position:
The opportunity to lead a growing program
The opportunity to provide palliative care education for primary care colleagues as part of the primary palliative care initiative as well as for medical students and residents
Current coverage is for adult patients only
Group employed model with competitive salary
Comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to medical, dental, CME, relocation assistance and paid malpractice insurance
Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Bassett Medical Center is located in Cooperstown, New York, a beautiful resort village on Otsego Lake. Home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the Glimmerglass Festival, and the Fenimore Art Museum, the area also boasts many cultural and four season recreational advantages including theater, music, museums, golf, sailing, hiking, and skiing.
For confidential consideration, please contact: Amy S. Johnson, Medical Staff Recruitment Bassett Medical Center, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY,13326 phone: 607-547-6982; fax: 607-547-3651 email:email@example.com or visit our web-site at www.bassettopportunities.org
Bassett Medical Center, the foundation of the Bassett Healthcare Network, is an acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown, New York with academic, teaching and research missions. A level II trauma center, Bassett provides a wide range of specialty and tertiary level care including: Angioplasty and Cardiac Surgery, comprehensive Cancer Institute, Heart Care Institute, advanced surgical ...care-including DaVinci, Obstetrics with a level I nursery, Neurosurgery, Spine Care Institute, and Orthopedic care, including minimally invasive replacement procedures. The Medical Center offers postgraduate residency training programs in Internal Medicine and General Surgery and maintains a strong academic program through its affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. The Bassett Physician Group is comprised of over 250 salaried staff physicians and other doctorates and 150 Advance Practice Clinicians in a multi-specialty group practice.
Visit www.bassett.org to learn more about Bassett Healthcare Network, an affiliation of 6 hospitals, 26 health centers, 18 school based health centers, skilled nursing facilities, At Home Care, and a medical equipment company.