The University of Vermont Health Network
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Emergency Medicine Physician

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Category: Physicians
Schedule: Full Time
Facility: Elizabethtown Community Hospital
Location: Elizabethtown, NY
Michelle Meachem
Director of Human Resources
Job Description

Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH)provides emergency care in two critical access locations, one in Elizabethtown, NY, and the other in Ticonderoga, NY.  Inpatient services are provided at the Elizabethtown site, and each site treats approximately 8,000 patients per year in rural setting. Both emergency departments are well equipped with 24/7 lab, radiology including CT, state of the art point of care ultrasound, and video laryngoscopy. ECH is part of the University of Vermont Health Network and benefits tremendously from outstanding telemedicine, specialty consultation, and patient transfer support through the University of Vermont Health Network. The connection to the University of Vermont also enables ECH physicians to participate in many educational offerings at UVM including simulation and procedure training, and to teach resident and medical students rotating through the department.

Salary & Benefits:

Student loan repayment and relocation assistance is available. Excellent benefits, including an insurance plan and 403(b) retirement program, are provided through The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group.

Position Details:

  • Full Time
  • Shifts are typically 24 hours, though with some flexibility to do 12 hour shifts
  • Six 24 hour shifts per month


  • Board certified or board eligible emergency medicine physician


The University of Vermont Health Network complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, place of birth, HIV status, national origin, religion, marital status, age, language, socioeconomic status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or obligation for service in the armed forces.


  • Generous starting bonuses and relocation assistance
  • Competitive salary with RVU production model
  • Loan forgiveness programs
  • Stipend considerations
  • Great comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Paid time off (PTO): 29 days annually
  • CME reimbursement with 5 additional PTO days
  • Malpractice coverage
  • J-1 to H-1 immigration legal support

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Quality of Life

Centrally located between Lake Champlain and Lake Placid at the foot of Hurricane Mountain lies the small New York hamlet of Elizabethtown. Here, you’ll find an idyllic rural lifestyle situated amidst the natural beauty of surrounding forests and waterways. If you prefer a more casual pace of life with low cost of living and abundant outdoor recreation, you’ll be right at home in this friendly community.

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Diversity and Inclusion

As a leading health care organization that employs thousands and directly works to improve the health of more than a million people in our two-state region, we are resolutely committed to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in our practices and our communities.

As a medical institution that focuses on care, research and training, we have a professional and moral obligation to not only understand humanity, but to embrace and care for it without bias or discrimination. That starts within our own workforce by actively promoting diversity and inclusion within our clinical and academic communities with a culture that supports and encourages respect for every individual and that recognizes and values our diverse backgrounds.

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