Geriatric & Palliative Medicine Faculty Position

Position Type:
Physician
Date Posted:
01/13/2021
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Springfield, MA

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, is seeking a Palliative Medicine or Geriatric/Palliative Medicine Physician to join our extensive network in Western Massachusetts.

Position Highlights –

•COLLABORATION: Join an accomplished division with a vibrant team consisting of colleagues from Social Work, Advanced Practice Providers, and Physicians. Our faculty members teach annually at national meetings (AAHPM & AGS) and have received multiple grants and leadership awards in recent years.

•ACADEMICS: Faculty appointment to UMass Medical School-Baystate with protected time for clinical innovation, educational program design, teaching, and grant activities.

•CLINICAL DIVERSITY: Inpatient and outpatient setting with interdisciplinary team support. Provide palliative care and advanced care planning education across the Baystate Health system.

•COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFITS: High quality, low cost medical/dental, paid time off, CME, professional liability coverage and an impressive retirement plan.

Baystate Health is western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider and home to the prestigious University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. The cornerstone of our organization is Baystate Medical Center, a 716-bed tertiary care hospital which boasts the state’s single busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level-I trauma center. Baystate Health also includes 3 community hospitals, Baystate Children’s Hospital and nearly 100 outpatient clinics. We offer a diverse, deeply committed culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians to start and advance their careers.

The Pioneer Valley provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities and is home to five colleges with communities that offer fine dining, shopping, music, galleries, and parks. We are located within two hours of Boston and three hours of NYC and Bradley International Airport is 20 minutes away. 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 contact Dr. Sarah Haessler, Chief of Geriatric and Palliative Care Medicine at Baystate Health c/o Ariana Caradiaz, Physician Recruiter, at 413-794-8701 or ariana.caradiaz@baystatehealth.org.

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Baystate Springfield Region

Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is a 716-bed independent academic medical center. BMC is our community's major referral hospital, providing the highest level of care for conditions such as cancer, acute and chronic cardiovascular illness, nervous system illness, digestive illness, and other diseases that affect the major organ systems of the body. BMC is home to the state’s second-busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level 1 trauma center. Baystate Medical Center has 20+ residency and fellowship programs, as well as educational programs for medical students, nurses and advanced practitioners. Departmental research includes participation in a number of national clinical trials that bring our patients options that might not otherwise be available in our community.

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Baystate Children’s Hospital is in the heart of Springfield, with inpatient services at our main hospital and outpatient clinics in the Springfield community. Iconic venues like the Quadrangle museum cluster, Basketball Hall of Fame and Mass Mutual Center give way to picturesque Forest Park and Zoo, Six Flags New England, historic towns, and great dining, shopping and entertainment. The area boasts many beautiful homes in good neighborhoods, a great selection of public and private schools, as well as prestigious colleges and universities. Living costs in Springfield are 14% lower than the Massachusetts average. Other popular towns that our providers choose to live in are Longmeadow, Amherst and Northampton, MA as well as the Connecticut towns of Enfield, Suffield and Granby.

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