Emergency Medicine Physician Opportunity

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Palmer, MA

Emergency Medicine Opportunity

Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH) is a 74-bed hospital which operates in close partnership with 5 community medical centers and Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in the Palmer, ¬ MA area. We deliver high quality, patient-centered care with physicians who specialize in 45 medical disciplines, including adult and family medicine, general surgery, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics. Our close affiliation with nearby Baystate Medical Center / University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate means our patients and providers have a vast team of academic generalists and specialists at their fingertips. We offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians to start or advance their career.

Baystate Wing Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Emergency Medicine Physician to join our growing team at our community location.

Position Highlights:

- Our new state-of-the-art 20-bed Emergency Department at BWH opened in September 2018. Every detail is focused on providing excellent patient experience.
- Our Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers handle approximately 20,000 annual patient visits. APPs run the fast track.
- Strong specialty support on site as well as at nearby Baystate Medical Center in Springfield MA. BMC is our flagship academic hospital and level 1 trauma center.
- Strong local and organizational leadership means that you are well connected with our system-wide EM team to ensure great standards of care and opportunities for professional development.

We are pleased to offer up to a $20,000 bonus for this position. Student loan forgiveness is also possible.

The Pioneer Valley is a thriving area located in western Massachusetts and provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities. Anchored by the city of Springfield, our region boasts a myriad of opportunities for recreation, music, education and art enthusiasts. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

For more information please visit us online at: ChooseBaystateHealth.org or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.
All correspondence can be directed to:
Dr. Robert Spence, Chief, Baystate Eastern Region Emergency Medicine
c/o Melissa Hale, Lead Senior Recruiter
Phone: 413-794-2624 Fax: 413-794-5059 Email: Melissa.hale@baystatehealth.org

Are you ready to advance your career with us?

EOE Statement
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Baystate Eastern Region

Baystate Health's Eastern Region consists of Baystate Wing Hospital (Palmer MA), Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center (Ware MA), and primary care practices.

Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH) has been serving patients in the Palmer, Quaboag Hills and Pioneer Valley region since 1913 and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is designated as a Primary Stroke Service hospital by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. It was also recently recognized by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as one of model hospitals promoting health and improving quality of care for our patients. The hospital and its community medical centers are focused on high quality patient-centered care delivered by physicians specializing in 45 medical disciplines, including adult family medicine, internal medicine, geriatric medicine OB/GYN, and pediatric medicine.

Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center (BMOC) serves the residents of Ware and its surrounding communities offering a variety of primary and specialty health care including cancer, cardiology, surgery, and imaging services. The Satellite Emergency Facility at BMOC cares for emergency injuries or illness, with highly skilled emergency medicine physicians, nurses and staff. The facility is a satellite of Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer, Massachusetts. Emergency care at the Satellite Emergency Facility is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Quality of Life

Palmer MA, just 20 minutes east of Springfield, is in the heart of western MA and is easily commutable from popular towns such as Longmeadow, Amherst, and Wilbraham. Local private and public schools are strong, and there are more than fifty colleges and universities within 50 miles. The ski areas of Bousquet and Ski Butternut are within an hour’s drive. Brimfield, Nipmuck and Ludlow State Forests and picturesque Quabbin Reservoir are also nearby, as are more than two-dozen public and private golf courses. Palmer Motorsports Park will soon host exciting sports car club racing, too.

Providers who work at Baystate Mary Lane in Ware have an abundance of great towns to choose to live in, from Wilbraham and Amherst to Belchertown and the Brookfields. The area offers classic New England lifestyles, with old Victorian charm, rolling hills and farmland as far as the eye can see. An outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, the area is highlighted by the magnificent Quabbin Reservoir— the state’s largest inland body of water and home to a wide variety of wildlife. Also nearby is the Five-College Consortium of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, Smith and UMass. Ware is 40 minutes east of Springfield and 15 minutes from Palmer.

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