TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a full-time emergency medicine physician to join our team at St. Mary's Healthcare Amsterdam in Amsterdam, New York. This is an independent contractor position with professional liability insurance and tail coverage included.
The facility is a 150-bed community hospital, with a 16-bed emergency department (ED), fast track ED, and sees an annual volume of 30,000/year. Cases are medium to high acuity, there is a 17% admission rate, and a non-designated trauma center.
There are 24 hours of physician coverage per day, with 12 hours advanced practice clinician (APC) coverage. Physician schedules are 12-hour shifts from 7:00 to 7:00, seeing an average of 1.6 to 2 patients per hour, and have an exceptional relationship with our hospital medicine program and nursing staff.
We are accepting applications from board certified ABEM and AOBEM physicians, or within 5 years of completing residency, with ACLS, ATLS, infection control, and PALS certifications. Candidates should have a New York license/CSR and DEA prior to the start date with the ability to relocate to the area or travel into the community for blocked shifts. New grads and Visa candidates are welcome to apply.
For more than 40 years, our history and national footprint in emergency medicine allows us to achieve the highest standards in care, informed by decades of evidence-based data. To that end, we've created robust risk management programs to help our physicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources, and collective knowledge for our emergency medicine physicians who provide the best for their patients.
TeamHealth supports our physician teams so you can do what you do best: provide unmatched patient care. We are physician-driven, patient-focused, and provide ample opportunities for growth as you develop your career in emergency medicine.
- Independent contractor model
- Excellent work/life balance with flexible scheduling
- Competitive compensation
- Potential sign-on bonus
- Relocation assistance
- Professional liability insurance with tail coverage
- Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program and referral program
- Association with a leading physician practice in the U.S.
- Stability of a respected industry leader
- Access to professional development tools, educational resources, and CME through the TeamHealth Institute
- Leadership and growth opportunities to further your career
St. Mary's Healthcare Amsterdam
With 30,000 annual visits, this medium to high acuity emergency department offers 24-hours of physician coverage and 12-hours of advanced practice clinician coverage per day. The facility features 16 emergency department beds to serve 149 total beds with the closest trauma center in Albany.
History and culture
About 30 miles west of Albany, Amsterdam offers outdoor activities from stock car racing at Fonda Speedway to quieter pursuits at seven recreation areas. Here you can explore numerous parks, bike paths and historical sites. Golfers can enjoy courses, including one designed by Robert Trent Jones. Amsterdam has over 50 different local eateries where you can find something to eat. The city's recreation department hosts events throughout the year for the community's enjoyment.