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Physician Assistant – General Surgery & Hepatobiliary Opportunity

Location: New York-Albany
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 2039
Category: Physician Assistant - Surgery - General
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Katrina Back
Call: (734) 343-2300
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 10/18/19

St. Peters Health Partners has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for an experienced Physician Assistant to join a well-respected General Surgery team located at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York.

The surgical Physician Assistant will work with a group of four surgeons and four existing PAs at St. Peter's Hospital. The group specializes in General and Hepatobiliary surgeries, including minimally invasive and robotic approaches.

The responsibilities for this opportunity include first assisting, admissions and rounding. The call for this opportunity is rotating, one in five overnight call for OR and weekends.

Candidates are required to possess one to two years of experience and be eligible to obtain New York State and a DEA licensure.

This is an exciting opportunity for growth with training from experienced colleagues.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE
St. Peters Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:
- Competitive salary including productivity and quality incentives
- Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances
- Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
- CME time & expense allowance
- Paid time away from the practice
- 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 are required to possess one to two years of experience and be eligible to obtain New York State and a DEA licensure.

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