Physician Assistant - Neurology Opportunity - 2817 (23053299)
St. Peters Health Partners Medical Associates, [link removed], MS Headache group is seeking to recruit a full-time Physician Assistant to join its practice located in Albany, New York.
This is a unique opportunity to join an established outpatient Neurology sub-specialty practice. St. Peter’s MS and Headache Center’s mission is to promote optimal wellness in our patients through a coordinated team effort between our expertly trained staff and our patients. With careful history taking and cutting-edge diagnostic testing, our experienced staff is committed to treating:
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Central nervous system inflammatory diseases
- Secondary headaches
- Optic neuritis
- Pseudo tumor
- Neuromyletitis optica
We work to control MS disease activity with effective therapies that patients and caregivers feel comfortable taking, all the while treating symptoms to improve quality of life. One of our main goals is to educate families and patients on their disease, providing them the tools they need for living a healthier fulfilling life. MS treatment plans may include:
- Immune modulating therapies
- Baclofen pump programming
- Botulinum toxin injections for management of spasticity
The headache staff at our center work diligently to provide education on headache and its treatment, in addition to evaluating for secondary causes of headache. This often includes lifestyle modifications, offering patients an active role in improving their daily life and headache control.
The schedule for this full-time, outpatient only opportunity is Monday – Friday. Call is 1:4 weekend call and is phone only.
Although Neurology experience is preferred, new graduates will also be considered. Interested candidates should be Board Certified and hold a New York State license and DEA Certification.
This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional Physician Assistant to join St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates.
St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, [link removed]:
- Competitive salary;
- Benefits, including health/vision/dental insurances;
- Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage;
- CME time & expense allowance;
- Paid time away from the practice;
- Retirement savings program with employer matching program.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C, a physician-governed, multi-specialty group, is a member of St. Peter’s Health Partners in NY's Capital District. St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates provides a new model of physician practice that permits St. Peter’s Health Partners to evolve as a health system with strong physician participation while allowing physicians to retain those aspects that make private practice work well in the care of patients. It is one of the largest multi-specialty physician group practices in the region with more than 20 specialties and sub-specialties represented, over 350 providers in 2014, and more than 40 office locations in a six county region.
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.
St. Peter's Health Partners is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation.
Albany, New York - located in the heart of New York’s 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 “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 Apply button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.