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Emergency Medicine Academic Physician in Utica, NY at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 9/27/2020

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Job Description

Further your clinical career as a full-time academic physician on our emergency department (ED) team at St. Luke's Campus - Mohawk Valley Health System in Utica, New York. Live in proximity to the Adirondack Mountains!

The ED at this Level III Trauma Center sees an annual patient volume of 41,000. The ED provides 36 hours of physician coverage and 36 hours of advanced practice clinician coverage daily. Faxton-St. Luke's is a designated Stroke Center that has 24 hour interventional radiology and orthopedic coverage, as well as several back-up specialties.

Qualified candidates must be Residency Trained in Emergency Medicine and currently board certified or truly board eligible with current ATLS, ACLS, PALS & stroke certifications.

For 40 years, our history and national footprint in emergency medicine allows us to achieve the highest standards in care, informed by decades of evidence-based data. To that end, we’ve created robust risk management programs to help our clinicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our emergency medicine clinicians who provide the best for their patients.

At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our clinicians’ ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for clinicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, partners, and physicians alike.

Position Highlights:
  • Exceptional network of physicians working together
  • Professional liability insurance and tail coverage provider
  • Independent contractor model
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through TeamHealth Institute
  • Association with a leading physician practice in the U.S.
  • Stability of a respected industry leader
  • Leadership and growth opportunities to further your career
  • Access to TeamHealth’s clinician wellness program
A new integrated health campus
St. Luke's Hospital emergency department is part of a two-hospital system which includes St. Elizabeth Medical Center with 72,000 combined visits per year. They serve as the regional Level III Trauma Center, Cardiac Care Center and Designated Stroke Center. In addition, they offer, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accredited Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Accredited – Comprehensive Center, Labor and Delivery with a Level II Nursery and Maternal Child Services. Oncology Inpatient Unit, Total Joint Orthopedic Program, Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Senior Network Health, Mohawk Valley Home Care and Visiting Nurse Association of Utica and Oneida County, and Urgent Care Services.

These two fast paced emergency departments admit 23-28% of patients, and serve as the cardiac and stroke centers for the city of Utica and surrounding counties.

We transition into our new regional medical center in Downtown Utica in 2023 and our new facility will include a 373 bed hospital, 47 ED treatment spaces (ED exam, quick turn, & trauma), 6 Behavioral Health ED treatment rooms, 10 Observation beds, dedicated access to the Medical Imaging room, and CAT Scan with direct and easy access to other imaging modalities. The new design will support the care of 90,000 visits annually.

Rarely is there an opportunity where you can be a part of building a new program while simultaneously building a band new facility to practice in.


Utica starts with you!
Just a short drive away from Syracuse and beautiful Adirondack Park, Utica is considered to be the socio-economic hub of Oneida County and offers small-town charm, abundant industry, affordable housing, ample recreational opportunities, and a diverse cultural and ethnic community. Located in Central New York and at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains, Utica offers plenty of outdoor activities for every season. Take a trip to the Utica Zoo or catch an AHL Utica Comets game. During warm months enjoy water sports at Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, or Five Fingers Lake. During the cold months, enjoy winter sports like ice skating, snowboarding, ice fishing, hockey and skiing.