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Physician - Family Medicine Job in Ogdensburg, NY

Beautiful Riverfront Rural Community With Urban Access

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center

Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center on the St. Lawrence River (The Thousand Islands Region) is in the Northeastern Tier of N.Y.S. on the Canadian border (above the snow belt).  Ottawa (Canada’s Capital) is 45 minutes away and Montreal is 2 hours away. Both are an integral part of our lifestyle offering diverse cultural, shopping and dining options.

The St. Lawrence River and The Thousand Islands provide crystal clear waters to enjoy water sports.  Our close proximity to the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Placid ensure great skiing, hiking and camping. The wine trail for the Thousand Islands starts here and Farmers Markets abound in the area.

Our local school system (K-12) offer strong academic programs, special needs support with a large variety of sports programs and extracurricular activities.  Additionally, there are 4 colleges within 30 minute radius.  

Housing options include waterfront property; in-town homes and farmland are all affordably priced (even for the new graduate). The reasonable cost of living here allows you to enjoy all this and more (travel, cottage, boat, or even a ski chalet…..).

Practice Description:

  • Dynamic Family Physicians wanted (FT or PT possible) to provide quality care.
  • Lead a team of NP’s, PA’s in an outpatient practice.   
  • Care for a wide range of patients from pediatrics to geriatrics in all socioeconomic statuses.
  • The facility has a robust Hospitalist program and a strong emergency medicine team of physicians.  
  • Support of a full spectrum of medical specialists available on staff.  
  • State of the art equipment and resources for effective patient care. 
  • On call responsibilities are limited with phone-only coverage every eight weeks.   
  • Competitive compensation with productivity and sign-on bonus along with an attractive benefits package are offered.

*Two Physician Couples Welcome

Offer Package Outline:

  • Starting Salary Range: $230,000 + DOE, plus RVU Production Incentive once physician meets MGMA median threshold
  • Competitive Sign-on Bonus
  • Student Loan Repayment Available
  • PTO – 30 PTO days (includes vacation, personal, sick and CME) plus 7 holidays
  • Moving Expense & Annual CME Allowance
  • Malpractice Insurance: Occurrence Based
  • Full Benefits Package Includes:  Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance and Eligibility to participate in the Medical Center’s retirement plans.


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Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center214 King StreetOgdensburg, NY 13669

About Us

We are proud to offer physicians the opportunity to practice in an environment of exceptional quality-based care. Claxton-Hepburn has provided care to our community for over 130 years. Our 130-bed facility includes 67 acute-care beds, a 28-bed acute-care mental health center, a 10-bed intensive care unit, and 10-bed obstetrics unit. The main campus includes the main hospital, the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center and the Dr. Ravinder N. Agarwal Renal Center. Services located off-site include a Rev. Thomas T. Patterson Wound Healing Center, aquatic therapy and six primary care health centers.

Quality of Life

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center realizes that quality of life embodies a balance of both career and recreation. Located in St. Lawrence County, NY, the largest county in New York State, we offer abundant outdoor activities as well as cultural opportunities. The picturesque St. Lawrence River serves as the international border between us and neighboring Canada. We are within a short driving distance to metropolitan centers like Ottawa and Montreal as well as the Adirondack Mountains. A weekend could easily include an elegant dinner in Ottawa and skiing Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, NY. Daily flights with Cape Air to Boston and Albany are available at the Ogdensburg International Airport. And, beginning in October, the airport will expand its services to include non-stop service to Orlando, Daytona, and Fort Lauderdale via Allegiant Air.


Quality Care

Our staff is dedicated to delivering high-quality health care with state-of-the-art technology. Claxton-Hepburn has kept pace with the advancement of technology and with the ever-changing health care needs of our patients. The last decade has seen significant growth with the recruitment of additional physicians in existing and new specialties, the constant upgrade of equipment, and the addition of many new services at the Medical Center.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss medical staff opportunities with you.

Contact Information
Ms. Kim Stiles ImageMs. Kim StilesHealthcare RecruiterClaxton-Hepburn Medical CenterOgdensburg, NY 13669
Work:(315) 713-5243
Work (alt):(315) 713-5250
Fax:(315) 713-5254
Type Of Employer:In-House
Agency Information:Please, No Agency Solicitation