Bassett Healthcare Network, a progressive health care network in Central New York and major teaching affiliate of Columbia University, is seeking a Director of Palliative Care. While currently inpatient only, plans are to expand into outpatient care.
The opportunity to lead a growing program
The opportunity to provide palliative care education for primary care colleagues as part of the primary palliative care initiative as well as for medical students and residents
Current coverage is for adult patients only
Group employed model with competitive salary
Comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to medical, dental, CME, relocation assistance and paid malpractice insurance
Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services to people living in an eight county region covering 5,600 square miles in Central New York. The organization includes six corporately affiliated hospitals, as well as skilled nursing facilities, community and school-based health centers, and health partners in related fields.
Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in this lakeside resort town located south of the Adirondack Mountains and north of the Catskills. The combination of a modern practice within a growing academic and research oriented healthcare system, coupled with excellent schools and multiple outdoor recreational, cultural and artistic activities, makes this a unique opportunity.
Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.
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About Bassett Healthcare Network
Bassett Medical Center, the foundation of the Bassett Healthcare Network, is an acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown, New York with academic, teaching and research missions. A level II trauma center, Bassett provides a wide range of specialty and tertiary level care including: Angioplasty and Cardiac Surgery, comprehensive Cancer Institute, Heart Care Institute, advanced surgical care-including DaVinci, Obstetrics with a level I nursery, Neurosurgery, Spine Care Institute, and Orthopedic care, including minimally invasive replacement procedures. The Medical Center offers postgraduate residency training programs in Internal Medicine and General Surgery and maintains a strong academic program through its affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. The Bassett Physician Group is comprised of over 250 salaried staff physicians and other doctorates and 150 Advance Practice Clinicians in a multi-specialty group practice. Visit www.bassett.org to learn more about Bassett Healthcare Network, an affiliation of 6 hospitals, 26 health centers, 18 school based health centers, skilled nursing facilities, At Home Care, and a medical equipment company.