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Physician Opportunities

For medical professionals with a strong commitment to care in a beautiful community that offers a perfect work-life balance, Samaritan Medical Center is recruiting for the following specialties:

Anesthesiology – Private Practice

Jefferson Anesthesiologists Service (JAS) is recruiting to replace a senior retiring physician. There is an exclusive agreement for services between JAS and Samaritan Medical Center (a 290-bed facility). Direct employment with JAS, partnership track available. Call 1:7, supervision of 11 CRNAs. Medical Staff over 180 physicians representing 42 specialties. Average annual surgeries: 6650, obstetric epidurals: 900, cesarean sections: 450. No neurosurgery or open heart services. No requirement for pain management clinic. Geographic service population: 250,000. Providing care for the military population associated with the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Otolaryngology (ENT) — Hospital Employed

Join three Otolaryngologists in a hospital employed practice. Offices are located on hospital campus and close to OR Suites. Adult as well as a significant number of pediatric patients provide for a busy practice. Hospitalists are available for adult patient admissions. A stable primary care network provides a strong referral base. Board certification is required or one must be actively in process to obtain board certification. A surgeon interested in practicing a spectrum of general ENT services would be a very good fit. This is a salaried position with WRVU model offered. Call is 1:4. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Family Medicine & Internal Medicine – Hospital Employed

Hospital employed opportunities for board certified (or actively in process) Family Medicine and Internal Medicine physicians. This is a National Health Services Corp (NHSC) certified opportunity. Exclusive outpatient opportunity, OR inpatient and outpatient mix. Inpatient and outpatient mix would include a call of 1:8. Hospitalist Service provides a “tuck-in” service for new admissions during hours of 7:00pm – 7:00am. PA and NP support. Prenatal care for Family Medicine is optional. A base salary with WRVU compensation, educational loan repayment program, signing bonus and paid relocation are included in the recruitment package. Dual accredited Osteopathic and Allopathic FM and IM residency training programs provide teaching opportunities to interested providers. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Family Medicine OR Internal Medicine – Outpatient Private Practice

Join a group of four primary care physicians (and several APPs). This is an optional partnership track opportunity. It is a long-standing private practice setting located in the heart of downtown Watertown and has been organized as an exclusive outpatient model. There is a large panel of patients with a significant geriatric mix having great loyalty to the practice. A full benefit package with educational loan repayment options, signing bonus and paid relocation is offered. Board certification (or actively in process) is required. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Family Medicine – Outpatient Private Practice

This is an exclusive outpatient Family Medicine opportunity with a long standing established private practice. This practice provides patient centered medical care to a well-balanced family medicine population. A full spectrum of care from newborn to geriatric is delivered. No obstetrics. The current principle physician is open to offering partnership and succession tracking for ownership opportunities. This is a spacious modern office with supportive staff and advanced technology. Inherent flexibility in the schedule will allow the ideal work-life balance. A competitive compensation practice to include educational loan repayment, signing bonus and paid relocation is offered. Board certification (or actively in process) is required. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Hematology-Oncology

Samaritan Medical is building upon services at the recently opened Walker Center for Cancer Care. Board certification or actively in process is required. Candidate physician will join two other medical oncologists, two advanced practice professionals and benefit from the partnership of a radiation oncologist, an oncologic interventional radiologist, a nurse navigation program, and a wide array of other professional support staff. A full spectrum of services with well-equipped advanced technology will identify the Center as a leader in cancer care. Applicant must be enthusiastic about delivering the highest quality of patient care and enjoy delivery of care within the team. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Obstetrics and Gynecology – Hospital Employed

Samaritan’s OB-GYN practice, Women’s Wellness & Breast Care (WWBC), is a group of four (4) obstetrician-gynecologists and three (3) nurse midwives that have an expanding panel of women who have great loyalty to their providers. Because of the growth, an additional OB-GYN physician is being recruited to join the employment of Samaritan Medical Center. This is a National Health Services Corp (NHSC) certified opportunity. The group had 800 deliveries in 2018. Obstetrician call is between 1:5 and 1:6. With WWBC, there are a total of five (5) OB-GYN physicians in the community and there is a very collegial working relationship with the military OB-GYN service affiliated with Fort Drum who typically number about four (4) additional physicians at any given time. 24-hour obstetrical anesthesia support is available. A Level II Neonatal Nursery is on site with 24-hour board certified neonatology physicians available. Women’s Wellness & Breast Care is co-located with Samaritan’s new breast care program to cover the full spectrum of women’s health care needs in a beautiful renovated space. There is approximately a 5-minute commute from the office to the Samaritan hospital campus. Samaritan’s obstetrical providers work in a newly designed Labor and Delivery Unit with two dedicated surgical suites. The unit has its own hospital entrance and dedicated obstetrical parking. Samaritan’s surgery center has eight (8) operating rooms; a robust robotic program has been developing since 2012. Equipment was upgraded to the daVinci Xi with integrated table technology earlier this year. The entire obstetrics-gynecology service line is an extremely important component to the patient care delivered by Samaritan to the community. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction/Joint Surgeon Opportunity – Private Practice

North Country Orthopaedic Group (NCOG) is a well-established group since 1959 serving a catchment population of 250,000. The group is comprised of 6 surgeons and 1 physiatrist. Partnership track is offered with ancillary opportunities to include Ambulatory Surgery Center, MRI, Digital X-ray and Physical Therapy. NCOG enjoys a collaborative relationship with 290-bed community based hospital, Samaritan Medical Center. 1:7 call with hospital payment. This position is general orthopaedic with subspecialty adult reconstruction and joint mix. Board certification (or actively in process) is required. A modern, spacious and well-organized office is within a 5-minute commute to the hospital. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Opportunity – Private Practice

North Country Orthopaedic Group (NCOG) is a well-established group since 1959 serving a catchment population of 250,000. The group is comprised of 6 surgeons and 1 physiatrist. Partnership track is offered with ancillary opportunities to include Ambulatory Surgery Center, MRI, Digital X-ray and Physical Therapy. NCOG enjoys a collaborative relationship with 290-bed community based hospital, Samaritan Medical Center. 1:7 call with hospital payment. This position is general orthopaedic with subspecialty spine mix. Board certification (or actively in process) is required. A modern, spacious and well-organized office is within a 5-minute commute to the hospital. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Pulmonary and Critical Care – Hospital Employed

Opportunity to join a well-established group of board certified pulmonary/critical care physicians. Exclusive subspecialty focused. Physicians rotate call and coverage for the 10-bed ICU on a weekly basis. A convenient 5-minute commute between office and hospital. There is opportunity for collegial collaboration with a Thoracic Surgeon in same office. Hospital provides video navigational ultrasound bronchoscopy technology with in room cytopathology, and cardiopulmonary stress lab services. Monarch robotic bronchoscopy was launched in Spring 2020. A long-standing successful lung cancer screening program is in place. A dedicated cancer center, The Walker Center for Cancer Care, opened in the Fall 2018. An active Cancer Committee involves many physicians and currently is focusing on certification with the Commission on Cancer. Candidate must be board certified or currently tracking in the certification process. Practice experience of at least two (2) years post fellowship training is preferred. Sleep certification is a plus. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Thoracic Surgery – Hospital Employed

For purpose of succession planning, Samaritan Medical Center seeks a Thoracic Surgeon to replace a solo surgeon who will phase out practice to full retirement. This is a non-cardiac position and will focus on chest surgery. Board certification in Thoracic Surgery is required. Five to ten years of experience is ideal. Minimally invasive surgical skills are valuable. Use of video-assisted thoracic surgery and surgery supported by the Xi daVinci Robot is available to the surgeon candidate. A well-established lung cancer screening program is in place. A newly constructed building housing the Walker Center for Cancer Care opened in the Fall of 2018. There is a vibrant multi-disciplinary Tumor Board that meets biweekly. Solid referral base is well established. Thoracic Surgeon will have the advantage of working with an outstanding group of Pulmonary-Critical Care physicians. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Urology – Hospital Employed

Samaritan has opportunities for a General Urologist; also there are opportunities for Urologists with interest in advanced laparoscopy, andrology, oncology and/or robotic surgery. Board certification is required (or actively in process). A convenient office with in-office surgical suite is located within a 5-minute drive to the hospital main campus. Call is 1:4. There is a well-developed robotic program since 2012, and a recent upgrade in 2019 to daVinci Xi with integrated table motion technology. Large, spacious and well-equipped operating rooms await urology bookings. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Emergency Medicine – Private Practice –Nocturnal Position

North Country Emergency Medicine Consultants, P.C. (NC-EMC) is extending invitation to interview to join group of 18 providers (physicians and APPs). NC-EMC provides emergency medicine services exclusively for Samaritan Medical Center, 290 bed facility. The Medical Staff of 190+ physicians provides for extensive subspecialty collaboration and support to the emergency medicine providers. A very capable and collegial hospitalist service serves as a partner to the emergency medicine team. Care is provided for approximately 50,000 emergency visits per year and are triaged between acute visits and fast track visits. Double physician duty hours are staffed during peak hours for acute care services. The Emergency Department was a total new build out in 2010 and provides for 50 private patient rooms. Dedicated general radiology equipment and Phillips CT scanner are housed within the Emergency Department. For more information email awalldroff@shsny.com.

Contact the Samaritan Recruitment Team for more information

Anne Marie Walldroff
Director, Physician Recruitment
315-785-4632
awalldroff@shsny.com

Jennifer Haley-Saiff
Physician Recruiter
315-779-5184
jsaiff@shsny.com