Geriatric Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry, or Hospice & Palliative Care at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Job description

Geriatrician to Join Cooley Dickinson Health Care Seeking a board-certified geriatric physician with interest in palliative care, hospice, geriatrics, dementia, frailty, quality of life, and medical decision making. The candidate should have an established clinical training record in hospice and palliative medicine or geriatric medicine, and interest in working in both an ambulatory and inpatient environment. We are looking to hire a geriatrician to serve as a consultant for our inpatient geriatric patients as well as a referral source for complex geriatric patients. This position will spend roughly one-third of their time hospital rounding at Cooley Dickinson Hospital and the remainder of their time seeing patients in a primary care location in the community. About the area: Northampton, a dynamic arts and five-college community in western Massachusetts, has been named one of the best U.S. destinations for restaurants, theater, galleries and overall quality of life by Leisure Magazine and other travel writers. It features a vibrant arts and culture scene, great educational opportunities for all ages and a location convenient to all rural and major metropolitan areas throughout New England including three major cities: Hartford (45 miles), Boston (100 miles), and New York City (150 miles). About the organization: The system’s 140-bed hospital annually admits 8600 patients, treats 34,000 emergency patients and delivers approximately 600 babies. The Cooley Dickinson Medical Group (CDMG), the fastest growing part of the system, consists of approximately 74 physicians and 37 advanced practice clinicians who provide care at 11 locations.

Benefits Inquire Within Yes 403(B) $3000 annually for full-time staff
Candidate Requirements Massachusetts Candidates must be board certified/eligible. 5 years minimum experience In-person interview The candidate should have an established clinical training record in hospice and palliative medicine or geriatric medicine, and interest in working in both an ambulatory and inpatient environment.
Clinical Workload — Inpatient Epic
Clinical Workload — Outpatient This job consists of outpatient clinical work.