The Department of Surgery at the University of Vermont College of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Practice Physician in the Division of Urology to join the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) in Plattsburgh, New York. CVPH is a progressive medical center with nine state-of-the-art OR’s and Ambulatory Surgery Center. This position offers the unique opportunity to work in a community setting while having an active affiliation with Vermont’s only Academic Medical Center; the only ACS verified Level 1 trauma center for the region providing tertiary care to patients from Vermont and Northern NY. Serving the patients from Upstate New York for decades, the local urologic surgery practice joined the faculty at the University of Vermont several years ago and now seeks an additional colleague to join the dynamic Urology faculty at CVPH. The Division seeks applications from individuals seeking a community Urology practice employment opportunity with a collegial and collaborative setting with University support. Plattsburgh is located on the shores of Lake Champlain, near the Adirondack Mountains, Olympic-Lake Placid region, Montreal and Burlington, VT.
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.
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