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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) has two openings to join an excellent team. There is an exclusive agreement for services between JAS and Samaritan Medical Center. Direct employment with JAS, partnership track available. Call 1:7, supervision of 11 CRNAs. Medical Staff over 190 physicians representing 42 specialties. No neurosurgery or open heart services. Geographic service population: 250,000. Providing care for the military population associated with the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum. For more information, email

Cardiology (Non-invasive)

For the purpose of succession planning, we are seeking two Cardiologists to replace our retiring physicians. With over 40 years of providing excellent service to our community, they will be leaving a well-established patient panel. Modernized office is less than a mile from the hospital with 7 exam rooms and onsite cardiac testing. Midlevel and robust Hospitalist team support. High volume of heart failures, atrial fibrillation, stem cell placement, pacemaker/ICD management. Teaching opportunities are available. Board certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine is required (or actively in process). For more information, email

Family Medicine & Internal Medicine

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. 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

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

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


Seeking a Gastroenterologist to join our highly skilled staff to include two Board Certified physicians and two Midlevels. Dedicated endoscopic outpatient unit with anesthesia support. A large network of providers offers a strong referral base. Teaching opportunities available. Board certification with the American Board of Gastroenterology or American Osteopathic Board of General Surgery required (or actively in process). For more information, email

Medical Dermatology

Opportunity to join a strong physician-led Medical Dermatology team including a Board-Certified Dermatologist/Mohs Surgeon, six experienced dermatology mid-levels and an experienced support staff. This is a replacement for a very busy departing Dermatologist with a ready-made practice panel. This practice has newly developed office space with large exam/procedure rooms, photodynamic therapy, and injectable cosmetics. Teaching opportunities with accredited ACGME/AOA Family Medicine & Internal Medicine. American Board of Dermatology certification required, or actively in process. For more information, email

Medical Oncology – Affiliated with Roswell Park Care Network

Building upon services at the newly opened Walker Center for Cancer Care and is affiliated with Roswell Park Care Network. Board certification or actively in process is required. As an employee of Roswell Park Care Network, candidate physician will join three other medical oncologists, two advanced practice professionals and benefit from the partnership of a radiation oncologist, 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

Nephrology – Private Practice

Join a 25+ year thriving practice providing comprehensive nephrology services to an appreciative community. Efficient and modernized office is within a three-minute drive to the hospital. Radiology services on-site. Hemodialysis unit is adjacent to the office and includes 24 stations. Office is equipped with web-based electronic medical records and computer equipment for remote access. Hospital admissions provided by robust Hospitalist service. Board certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Nephrology (or actively in process). For more information, email

Orthopaedic Surgery

Samaritan Medical Center seeks Orthopedic Surgeon. Join three experienced surgeons and three P.A.’s in providing direct outpatient and inpatient orthopedic services. Provide afterhours care to emergency orthopedic patients. Full support of subspecialty growth. Level III trauma center, complex injuries shipped out. Robust Hospitalist team admits all patients. New fellows welcomed. Teaching opportunities. Board certification with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery required (or actively in process).  For more information, email

Psychiatry (Outpatient)

Opportunity for Psychiatrist for our outpatient clinic. Join seasoned professionals with extensive longevity to include: 3 BC Psychiatrists, Licensed Practical Nurses, 14 clinicians (LMSW, LCSW, LCSW-R, Psy D). Approximately 2,300 clients served annually with an average of 1,600 appointments monthly. Behavioral health services include inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, intensive outpatient addition services and alcohol and substance abuse treatment. Board certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology required (or actively in process). For more information, email

Pulmonary and Critical Care

Join an unopposed well-established hospital employed group of physicians exclusively subspecialty focused. Medical staff of 190 physicians offering strong referral base. Call 1:4 or greater. Robotic bronchoscopy system. New Cancer Cener affiliated with Rowell Park. Teaching opportunities with accredited ACGME/AOA Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residency program. For more information, email


Hospital employed Rheumatology opportunity to join a practice with two other board certified Rheumatologists. This is an exclusive Rheumatology practice with occasional inpatient consulting. Samaritan has a medical staff greater than 190 physicians offering a solid referral base and there is a great need for Rheumatology. Newly renovated modern office within walking distance to the hospital. Teaching opportunities with accredited ACGME/AOA Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residency program. Board certification is required (or actively in the process). For more information, email

Surgical Oncology – Breast

Samaritan Medical Center is looking for a compassionate and skilled Breast Surgeon to join our team. If you’re a Fellowship Trained Surgical Oncologist with a focus on breast surgery, we invite you to consider bringing your talents to a place where you can truly make a difference. Our newly renovated office is 5 minutes from the hospital campus. Be a part of our comprehensive women’s health center expansion! We offer a flexible schedule with dedicated OR time, mid-level support, and on-site imaging services. You will have support from our well-respected Plastic Surgeon. Academic opportunities in our Graduate Medical Education Program. For more information, email

Thoracic Surgery

A newly constructed building housing the Walker Center for Cancer Care opened in the Fall 2018 and is affiliated with Roswell Park Care Network. There is a vibrant multidisciplinary Tumor Board that meets biweekly. Well-established referral base. Thoracic Surgeon will have the advantage of working with an outstanding group of Pulmonary/Critical Care physicians. Treating all facets of esophageal and thoracic disease. Established robotics program. Large network of providers offering strong referral base and close collaboration with robust Pulmonary/Critical Care and Medical Oncology team. For more information, email


Opportunities for a General Urologist also Urologists with interest in advanced laparoscopy, andrology, oncology and/or robotic surgery. There is a well-developed robotic program since 2012, and a recent upgrade in 2019 to Da Vinci Xi with integrated table motion technology. Large, spacious and well-equipped operating rooms await urology bookings. Board certification is required (or actively in process). Office located 5-minutes from the main hospital campus, has an in-office surgical. Call is 1:4 For more information, email

Vascular Surgery

Hospital employed Vascular Surgery opportunity with a guaranteed salary.  On-site radiology services and interventional suite.  Vascular lab suite with specialty trained support staff. Demographics of the Watertown area, along with a relatively untapped market of Northern New York State, make this a solid opportunity to build a busy and well-sustained vascular surgery service line. Board Certification required with the American Board of Vascular Surgery or actively in process.  For more information, email

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Haley-Saiff
Director of Physician Recruitment and Credentialing

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