Hospitalist (BE/BC) - Sign-on, Relocation, CME, PTO

Location: Newport, VT

Immediate opening for a Hospitalist (BE/BC) in the northern area of Vermont. This is an excellent opportunity for a Hospitalist who wishes to practice in a beautiful rural setting in a pleasant workplace, joining a cordial, well trained medical staff. 

Responsibilities of the Hospitalist (BE/BC):
  • The current model is a 3 hospitalist model with a block schedule.  The core schedule of 5 days on and two off covering every 1 in 3 weekends.  A combination of Hospitalists and facility’s primary care physician’s work together to provide 24 hour coverage for the program
  • The average inpatient census at the facility is 17 patients.
  • There is a 4-bed ICU/CCU unit equipped with new monitors and beds, staffed by experienced Registered Nurses 24 hours a day and managed by an ICU director. A staff Pulmonologist is available for consultation.
  • Phone consultation with Intensivists and other specialists is also available
  • The candidate must be experienced in Hospital medicine, with the ability to work independently and manage ICU patients. 
  • The physician must have competency in central line placement and ventilator management.

Requirements of the Hospitalist (BE/BC):
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Experience in Hospital Medicine including ICU management. Expertise and confidence to work independently.
  • Good communication skills

  • Base salary up to $255,000 
  • $20,000 Signing bonus
  • Paid Relocation
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance/short & long term disability
  • Retirement 403(b) plan with match (100% Vested)
  • 457(b) tax deferred plan
  • $3,500 CME
  • Paid Time Off program
  • Up to $20,000 in Educational Loan Repayment Available

About the facility:

 Located in northern Vermont, serves a catchment area of 28,000, spread across three counties in northern Vermont on the Canadian border.  They are a fiscally sound, up-to-date facility with 25 active beds.  The hospital carries the federal designation of a Critical Access Hospital. 

This area is the northern anchor of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.  This is the most unspoiled portion of the most beautiful state in the eastern US.  Mountains, lakes, rivers, forests are dotted with lovely small towns.  Outdoor recreation abounds, including hiking, cycling, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and golf.  It sits on the southern edge of Lake Memphremagog, a 24 mile international lake that stretches up into Canada.  Jay Peak is 20 minutes away, providing unrivaled downhill skiing, as well as a new indoor water park and a championship golf course.  Schools are excellent and real estate is affordable.
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