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Physician Assistant - Addiction Medicine Opportunity

Location: New York-Albany
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 1939
Category: Physician Assistant - Family/Multi/General/Other
Job Updated: 05/15/19

St. Peters Health Partners has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with experience or interest in Addiction Medicine to join the Inpatient Detox Unit located at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will be a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team and provide clinical services with collaboration of the Medical Director.

This schedule for this role is the dayshift, Monday through Friday with the option for inclusion in the call pool.

Candidates should be certified with New York state licensure and a DEA. Current Buprenorphine Waiver, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications are also required.

Preference will be shown to candidates who possess at least two years of relative experience. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join St. Peter's Health Partners. 


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE


St. Peters Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:
- Competitive salary with incentives
- Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances
- Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
- CME time & expense allowance
- Two part retirement savings program with employer matching program

ABOUT THE FACILITY 

St. Peters Health Partners, the regions largest private-sector employer, with more than 12,500 employees, has more than 125 locations across seven counties. The system has an annual budget of nearly $1.1 billion. St. Peters Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011 by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peters Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the regions largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality and advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services. 

These state-of-the-art services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial and St. Peters Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Marys Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice. 

St. Peter's Hospital is the largest Catholic acute care community hospital in northeastern New York State. Located in Albany, New York, the hospital was founded in 1869 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. A voluntary, not-for-profit community tertiary hospital, St. Peters provides 442 beds and has more than 900 staff physicians and nearly 6,000 employees.

The hospital offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services and diverse outreach programs in the areas of medicine, surgery, ambulatory care, womens and children services, neonatal intensive care, rehabilitation, outpatient medical imaging, and care for the elderly.

The facilities at St. Peters Hospital are among the nations most advanced clinical environments for care of patients with complex heart and vascular disease. St. Peters Hospital is the only hospital in New York State and the northeastern United States to earn designation from an independent ratings agency as a Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital for 10 years. The hospitals Hybrid Operating Room, a high-tech catheterization lab within a sterile operating environment, is only one of just a handful of such installations worldwide. The Cardiac & Vascular Center at St. Peters Hospital has also been named a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care because of its consistent commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for cardiac patients.


COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Albany, New York - located in the heart of New Yorks Capital District, is a medium sized area with an approximate population of 98,000, offering all the amenities of a larger urban area in a beautiful, scenic, and affordable setting. A stable economic setting, Albany has a strong and expanding presence in healthcare, higher education and enjoys the unique position as Capital of the Empire State.

Capital District, New York - includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy and the surrounding areas, including Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs. 

The Capital Region has excellent year-round outdoor recreation available, including excellent golf, water-sports of all kinds, camping, hiking, and great downhill skiing and snowboarding. It offers a wealth of cultural offerings and activities, including several renowned museums and theaters, fine dining, and a year-round events calendar full with music and sporting events. 

Excellent public and private schools are available, as are affordable homes and reasonable taxes. This region is a part of New York's Tech Valley and is abound with Higher education opportunities. The Capital District is a short drive to the scenic Adirondack, Berkshire, and Catskill Mountains. 

Centrally located, Albany is less than three hours from New York City and Boston. Come find out why Forbes Magazine lists Albany as one of Americas Most Innovative Cities, and one of Americas Best Places to Raise a Family and why Brookings has described Albany as one of its Strongest Performing Metro Areas and Portfolio.com calls Albany one of its Best Markets for Young Adults. 

To learn more about the Capital Region visit www.albany.org, www.albany.com, www.techvalley.com, www.renscochamber.com, www.visittroyny.com.


Candidates should be certified with New York state licensure and a DEA. Current Buprenorphine Waiver, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications are also required.

Preference will be shown to candidates who possess at least two years of relative experience. 


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