Physician Assistant – Palliative Medicine Opportunity (22984079)

Location: New York - Troy
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 2752 (22984079)
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Doc Opps    Call: 734-343-2300
Job Posted: 07/28/21

Physician Assistant – Palliative Medicine Opportunity - 2752 (22984079)

St. Peter's Health Partners has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Palliative Care Partners, a service line across St. Peter’s Health Partners, located in Albany, New York.  

The palliative care team supports patients and their families who are dealing with a serious illness. The practitioner will provide palliative care services in the hospital inpatient setting.

The selected candidate will work closely with an interdisciplinary team including an MD, social worker, and spiritual care support to provider comprehensive care to patients with advancing illness primarily in the hospital setting. The NP or PA will work with consultant and practice staff to manage pain and symptoms, address goals of care and treatment plans, and provide guidance and education to patients and families. 

Palliative Care Partners provides a supportive work environment and thorough orientation.  The work schedule for this opportunity is Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week, 8 am to 4:30 pm.  

The Ideal candidate will be Board Certified and must be able obtain New York State licensure and DEA. Candidates must have two years of NP or PA clinical experience, preferably in palliative care and home health.  

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the palliative care team with St. Peter’s Health Partners.
 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE 

St. Peter’s 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
  • Paid time away from the practice
  • Two part retirement savings program with employer matching program
     

ABOUT THE FACILITY 

St. Peter’s Health Partners, the region’s 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. Peter’s Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011 by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter’s Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the region’s 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. Peter’s Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice.
 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION 

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 “America’s Most Innovative Cities”, and one of “America’s Best Places to Raise a Family” and why Brookings has described Albany as one of its “Strongest Performing Metro Areas” and [link removed]“Best Markets for Young Adults.” 

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ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
 

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. 

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. 

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at [link removed]. 

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email (click on the I'm Interested button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.