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Practice Vascular Surgery with Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, NY

Get the best of both worlds - live and work in Northern New York on the water

Samaritan Medical Center Watertown, NY 13601
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:Yes
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 06/29/2021
  • 908299

Package Highlights:

  • Annual Salary $525,000; with additional WRVU productivity model (8800 paid at $45 per RVU)
  • Signing bonus:  $50,000
  • Education Loan repayment:  $20,000 each year
  • Relocation reimbursement:  $10,000
  • 4-year contract with stable base
  • A generous benefits package
  • 4-year contract

Practice Highlights:

  • Join a well-organized office shared with general surgery physicians
  • Serving one hospital
  • Office conveniently connected to the hospital campus
  • Catchment population:  250,000
  • Large network of providers offers a strong referral base
  • Serving the military men and women from nearby Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Army Division
  • Operating Rooms were newly constructed in 2010 
  • Vascular Lab Suite with specialty trained support staff
  • Teaching opportunities are extended with accredited ACGME/AOA family medicine and internal medicine residency training programs
  • A very appreciative patient population offers a professionally rewarding career
  • Demographics of the Watertown area, along with a relatively untapped market of Northern New York State, make this a solid opportunity to build a busy and well-sustained vascular surgery service line


  • Holds Board Certification with the American Board of Vascular Surgery or actively in process
  • Successful surgeon with minimum three (3) years of experience, post training
  • Values patient-centered care and has desire to work within a team model
  • Demonstrates top-notch interpersonal skills in addition to excellent clinical skills
  • Able to provide surgical case log indicating active current experience
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to build a vascular surgical service line with superb outcomes

About Samaritan Medical Center

  • 290-hospital beds; medical staff of 180 physicians representing 42 specialties
  • Largest community-based hospital in Northern New York
  • Committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents living in Northern New York
  • Newly constructed (2018)   Walker Center for Cancer Care – a state of the art comprehensive cancer center, soon to affiliate with Roswell Park Care Network
  • Newly added hospital wing for obstetrical and children’s inpatient care (2019)
  • Construction for new service line: Women’s Wellness and Breast Care outpatient services (2019)
  • Not-for profit, not affiliated with larger system, financially stable
  • Committed to providing outstanding patient care and support

About Northern New York State

Watertown, itself, is a small city with big city amenities.  Outside city limits, the area opens to large tracts of land offering rural or semi-rural living options.  One can embrace open space, fresh air, pure water, organic living and “Mother Nature at her Best”.  Watertown offers close proximity to Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River – 1000 Islands regions, Adirondack Mountains and showcases an abundance of options for recreational activities.  There is ease of access to urban areas and a 40-minute drive takes one to the Canadian border crossing.  A nearby airport provides American Airline connections via small jet services, as well as opportunity for recreational aviation. The four seasons provide a wide range of diversity for one’s wardrobe as well as a wide range of activities for the outdoor enthusiast.  This is a safe location, with an outstanding educational system, offering affordable housing and concludes that this is a great place for family living.