The University of Vermont Health Network
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Family Medicine DO with Osteopathic Leadership

Specialty: Family Medicine
Category: Physicians
Schedule: Full Time
Facility: Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
Location: Plattsburgh, NY
Matt Canasi
Provider Recruitment
Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Family Medicine DO to join our esteemed healthcare team. As a Family Medicine DO at our practice, you will not only provide exceptional patient care but also take a leadership role in developing and guiding our Osteopathic curriculum. Your expertise will play a crucial role in shaping the educational experiences of our future medical professionals.


  • Provide patient-centered medical care, focusing on preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment of diverse medical conditions to ensure comprehensive health for patients of all ages.
  • Maintain a consistent schedule from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, with occasional Saturday morning rotations.
  • Collaborate with a qualified and diverse team of physicians, residents, nurse practitioners, and supporting staff to deliver exemplary patient care.
  • Contribute to the care of approximately 120 patients per day, distributing patient load amongst the medical team.
  • Engage in clinical duties that encompass 60% of your responsibilities, including patient consultations, examinations, and treatment planning.
  • Dedicate 40% of your time to administrative tasks, with a focus on leading and enhancing our Osteopathic curriculum within the residency program.
  • Mentor and guide residents in osteopathic principles and practices, participate in educational activities, and provide clinical supervision to foster their professional growth.
  • Maintain thorough and up-to-date electronic medical records, ensuring accurate documentation of patient encounters and treatment plans.


  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree.
  • Board certification in Family Medicine.
  • Valid and unrestricted medical license in New York.
  • Proven experience in delivering high-quality family medicine care with a strong foundation in osteopathic principles.
  • Leadership experience or a demonstrated interest in curriculum development within an osteopathic setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with a commitment to patient-centered care.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to clinical and administrative responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with electronic medical record systems.

If you are a dedicated Family Medicine DO with a passion for patient care and a commitment to advancing osteopathic education, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to shaping the health of our patients and the education of future medical professionals through your clinical expertise and osteopathic leadership.

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

Situated on the Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain, the small waterfront city of Plattsburgh offers a community experience that is full of history and activity. There is a distinct local charm to this area that celebrates local artisans, business, agriculture and history. Activity in this city is centered around Lake Champlain with boating, sailing, windsurfing, fishing or just relaxing on one of the beaches. Just to the east, in the Adirondack Mountains, you’ll find abundant opportunities to hike, ski, mountain bike or just take in nature. Plattsburgh may feel more like a large town, but it’s fast becoming a small international destination for tourists and visitors from nearby Montreal who fly into Plattsburgh International Airport. Experience what life on the water is like here in Plattsburgh.

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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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