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Physician - Psychiatry Job in Ogdensburg, NY

Inpatient/Outpatient Psychiatry Opportunity on the St. Lawrence River

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:

  • BE/BC Psychiatrist to work both with established inpatient unit and outpatient clinic teams, and provide in hospital consult for both adults and children.
  • The facility has a robust Hospitalist program and a strong emergency medicine team of physicians.
  • Conduct holistic psychiatric patient evaluations for the purpose of diagnosis and management of acute and chronic mental health illness as well as providing pharmacological/medication interventions with appropriate psycho-education and crisis management. Conduct follow up appointments to support the treatment plan of the patient.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the other clinic psychiatrists, advanced practitioners, clinical treatment team and community partners to provide comprehensive care. This includes using all reasonable methods to detect the presence of danger to self or others and collaboration with the treatment team to implement appropriate precautions.
  • Day Shift and will have shared on-call duties to include Night & Day Call and at least one weekend a month
  • 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: $250,000 + 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
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
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