Physician Assistant – Medical Oncology Opportunity - 2798 (23066765)
St. Peters Health Partners Medical Associates is seeking a full-time, experienced Physician Assistant to join St. Peter's Medical Oncology outpatient practice located in Albany, New York.
The selected provider will provide infusion services and work closely with an interdisciplinary team including a collaborating Hematologist Oncologist. The schedule for this opportunity is Monday – Friday, 40 hours a week, with 50% time in the hospital and 50% in the clinic.
Practice experience in cancer care, oncology and/or hematology is required. Preference will be given to those candidates who have Cancer Care experience.
St. Peter’s Medical Oncology/Hematology provides up-to-the-minute medical oncology services at St. Peter’s Hospital. The program takes pride in offering a treatment approach that is patient-centered and supported by a multidisciplinary team of cancer care specialists.
Our medical oncologists determine the appropriate drugs, dosage and schedule for administration of these drugs (chemotherapy), and work in collaboration with surgeons and radiation oncologists to effectively combine chemotherapy with radiation therapy and other modalities for the best possible outcomes.
In most cases, our providers manage the patient's overall care. They have expertise in pain management, treatment of chemotherapy side effects and psychological care. St. Peter's cancer care program provides free cancer screenings, a breast navigation program, participation in clinical trials, cancer support groups, and a cancer registry program.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Physician Assistant to join the team at St. Peter's Medical Oncology.
St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, [link removed]:
- 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
- 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.
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. Peter’s 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, women’s and children services, neonatal intensive care, rehabilitation, outpatient medical imaging, and care for the elderly.
The facilities at St. Peter’s Hospital are among the nation’s most advanced clinical environments for care of patients with complex heart and vascular disease. St. Peter’s 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 hospital’s 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. Peter’s 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.
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 Contact Me button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.
Practice experience in cancer care, oncology and/or hematology is required.