OPPORTUNITY DETAILSSouthwestern Vermont Medical Center is seeking a Pediatrician to join a well-established Dartmouth affiliated Practice:
Sign on Bonus
Hospital (Dartmouth Hitchcock) Employed position
You would be joining a well-established practice with Advanced Practice clinician support
Fully integrated EMR
Experienced as well as upcoming grads welcome to apply
Full time nurse Triage coverage at night so night is available so phone calls are minimal
Average number of patients is 16-20 per day.
Opportunity to teach 3rd or 4th year students
ABOUT SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is a community-focused, nonprofit healthcare system. SVMC is a comprehensive health care system servicing Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties in New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, which is a top-rated hospital is located in less than an hour’s drive to Albany, New York, and Boston, New York City and Montreal are just three hours.
Each year, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center serves more than 75,000 people and averages 500 births; 23,000 emergency room visits; 4,000 admissions and 150,000 outpatient visits each year. System wide, the organization has nearly 1,200 employees and 215 medical staff.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is one of only 43 hospitals worldwide to have achieved four consecutive designations as a Magnet® Center for Nursing Excellence. In 2017 SVMC received the Magnet Prize,™ an award for extraordinary innovation in nursing that is given to only one hospital in the world each year. In 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded SVMC its 5-Star Rating for quality, patient safety, and the patient experience. SVMC is the only 5-Star hospital in Vermont and only 6% of hospitals nationwide earn the mark.
LIFE IN SOUTHERN VERMONT
Southern Vermont has it all: ski resorts, shopping, beautiful village greens, cozy inns, fall foliage, and a scattering of historic covered bridges. Local Ski areas include; Stratton, Bromley, Magic Mountain, and Mount Snow all of which offer winter activities and warm-weather fun for kids and families. Shopping venues run from intimate settings, like the Apple Barn in Bennington, to the high-end outlets of Manchester.
“The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.” — Robert Frost, Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening, written in Shaftsbury, VT —
Bennington, the main hub of Southwestern Vermont and the surrounding region, is known for its never-ending list of outdoor activities and friendly atmosphere.
Bennington and its surrounding areas have much to offer, including:
Enjoy the outdoors: Long Trail, Appalachian Trail, Bennington Area Trails System (BATS), Prospect Mountain, Multiple ski slopes such as Stratton, Bromley, Magic, Okemo and Mount Snow.
Culture: Bennington Museum, SVC Laumeister Art Center, Dorset Players, Inc., Oldcastle Theatre Company, Southern Vermont Arts Center and Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)
Festivals: Garlic & Herb Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival, Willamstown Theatre Festival, Manchester Horse Show and Winter Homebrew Festival
Vermont is a state known for its natural landscape, which is primarily forested. Thousands of acres of mountain terrain are crossed by hiking trails and skiing slopes. Among the many points of interest are the Green Mountain National Forest, Bennington Battle Monument, the Calvin Coolidge Homestead at Plymouth, and the Marble Exhibit in Proctor. Although Vermont is an inland state, it has beaches and water sports at Lake Champlain, along with many lakes, streams, and swimming holes. If quality of living, the beauty and recreation of four seasons and a warm, welcoming community are what you seek – not just living, but thriving in Vermont comes easily.
Higher Education: Williams College, Bennington College, Southern Vermont College
Numerous restaurants and unique shopping
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 180004CH
About Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
EXCEPTIONAL CARE AND COMFORT
On June 10, 1918, Putnam Memorial Hospital, now known as Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), opened to patients. A century later that 30-bed hospital has grown into one of New England’s leading rural healthcare systems.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) has been designated four consecutive times as a Magnet Center for Nursing Excellence®. SVMC’s Transitional Care Nurse Barbara Richardson, RN, was named the 2016 Magnet Nurse of the Year, and in 2017, the hospital won the Magnet Prize—given to only one hospital worldwide each year—for its Transitional Care Nursing program. SVHC is accredited by the Joint Commission and recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. In addition, the health system received workplace honors from both Vermont Business Magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review. In the fall of 2017, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation earned the prestigious five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.