Palliative Care Physician Job with Nuvance Health in Poughkeepsie, NY

Excellent Palliative Care Physician Opportunity, Poughkeepsie, NY (75 minutes North of NYC)

Nuvance Health Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Not Specified
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 09/08/2022
  • 1049121

Nuvance Health, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Medical Center, located just 75 minutes north of New York City is seeking a board certified/ eligible Physician for the Palliative Care Program to advance and expand the current program.  The palliative care team consists of expert physicians, advanced practice nurses, social workers, and chaplains.

Work across the continuity of care in an in-patient setting with the opportunity to expand across the community and will require working in both an in-patient program and outpatient programs and outreach to extended facilities and Primary Care settings.

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a palliative care service setting preferred.
  • Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine Residency and a Fellowship in Palliative care
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Certified or Board Eligible in Palliative Care
  • Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine BLS & ACLS preferred

Job Highlights:

- Strategic location with easy access to New York City

-Employed position with a highly competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits

-Generous allowances for CMEs, Dues, and Relocation assistance

-Collegial environment with excellent work life balance

Located on the banks of the scenic Hudson River, Vassar Brothers Medical Center has a brand new 696,000-square-foot, eight-level inpatient pavilion with 264 private medical/surgical patient rooms and 30 critical care rooms. Vassar provides the leading acute and critical emergency care in the region, recently adding Level II Trauma Service and Interventional Neuroradiology. Vassar has established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and women and childrens health services. Vassar is consistently ranked as one of the strongest cardiac programs in the United States and one of the Top 100 Heart Hospitals by Modern HealthCare Magazine.


VBMC is also now part of Nuvance Health.  Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

The Hudson Valley boasts an excellent quality of life. From hiking, biking, and boating, to cafes, art galleries, and local farmers markets, this beautiful suburban location offers endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the region. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and the Culinary Institute of America. Only 75 minutes north of New York City, the area offers easy commuter access to the city via Metro North and Amtrak rail lines. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country's most livable locations.



We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.