Physician - Internal Medicine
North Country Hospital | Newport, VT
Position Title: Internal Medicine Physician
Provide long term care for adults and elderly. Diagnosis and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and inuries.
20 provider multi-specialty practice in two locations with, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Family Medicine staffed currently with 12 physicians (5 IM, 1 Med-peds, 1 geriatrician, 5 FP's) and 8 mid-levels (2 PA's, 6 FNP's)
Clinic work is 4 patient contact days and one administrative day per week. Medicine call is phone call only averaging 1/7. Additionally, hospitalist shifts can be done for more reimbursement at a competitive rate.
Experience Required: Post residency acceptable in Internal Medicine Board Certified or Board Eligible in medical specialty
Located in Newport, Vermont, serves a catchment area of 28,000, spread across three counties in northern Vermonton the Canadian border. We are a fiscally sound, up-to-date facility with 25 active beds. The hospital carries the federal designation of a CriticalAccessHospital.
The hospital medical staff has limited sub-specialists but has an excellent group of necessary practitioners including general and orthopedic surgery, ob/gyn, pediatrics, neurology, pulmonary medicine, sleep center, radiology, pain clinic, ophthalmology. The hospital is also served by visiting cardiology and nephrology. Additionally, there is an out patient dialysis center.
Newport, Vermont is on the Canadian border and is the northern anchor of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. This is the most unspoiled portion of the most beautiful state in the eastern US. Mountains, lakes, rivers, forests are dotted with lovely small towns. Outdoor recreation abounds, including hiking, cycling, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and golf. Newportsits on the southern edge of LakeMemphremagog, a 24 mile international lake that stretches up into Canada. JayPeakis 15 minutes away, providing unrivaled downhill skiing, as well as a new indoor water park and a championship golf course. The area is growing with investments in new industry and recreational opportunities. Schools are excellent and real estate is affordable.
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This is an excellent chance to practice a wide range of primary care, rural medicine.