Medical Director

Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, New York
Jan 10, 2019
Position Type

TeamHealth has an excellent leadership opportunity for a full-time physician to lead our Pediatric team in the emergency department at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. This 72,000 volume ED sees approximately 10,000 pediatric patients per year, and is expanding its services to include pediatrician coverage in the ED. This Assistant Medical Director will work in conjunction with the Facility Medical Director to lead the PEDS team in providing high-quality care for the Hudson Valley pediatric patient population. We ask that you be board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics with leadership experience. This Independent Contract position offers annual CME, a relocation bonus, a sign-on bonus and a monthly leadership stipend--all a short train-ride away from NYC!

Job Benefits

  • malpractice insurance with tail coverage provided
  • monthly leadership stipend
  • competitive compensation
  • paid CME allowance
  • sign-on and relocation incentives
  • priceless intangible benefits like the mentorship and support of a national network of world-class Emergency Medicine experts

Poughkeepsie, New York, is nestled between Albany and New York City in the Hudson Valley. Enjoy the beauty of the region at one of the many parks and historic sites. Take a stroll on the Walkway Over the Hudson State Park, an old railway bridge that offers fantastic views of the Hudson and the Catskill Mountains. Cruise the Hudson River for sightseeing, or enjoy a cruise featuring dinner, dancing and music for a romantic night out. Explore the scores of historic mansions located across the shores of the Hudson. Whatever your interest, Poughkeepsie has something for the whole family, including the Mid-Hudson Children's Museum, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, biking on the Duchess Rail Trail and the Bardavon 1869 Opera House. Just a short train ride away from New York City, Poughkeepsie offers exciting entertainment in a family-friendly town!