We are looking for an experienced Critical Care physician to lead our Intensivist group. Our facility is a well-established Critical Care service. The Hospital is one of the largest in Vermont and is a full-service community hospital with many medical and surgical specialties represented. The optimal candidate has greater than 7 years of Intensivist experience, and strong clinical, procedural, and administrative skills. The position is approximately 75% clinical and 25% administrative directorship of the Intensive Care unit. The unit is a 13-bed multidisciplinary Medical-Surgical unit. The Critical Care team consists of 2.5 Intensivist FTEs and 3 Critical Care Advanced Practice Clinician FTEs. The Intensivists function as the attendings for all Medical ICU admissions, and as consultants/co-managers for all Surgical ICU admissions. We provide primary in-house day coverage, consult for the ED and inpatient services, and serve as a backup resource for the night in-house Advanced Practice Clinicians.
The Administrative Directorship can include medical leadership of Respiratory Care as well as a chronic ventilator care unit in a nearby extended care facility. Strong intrapersonal and communication skills are essential.
The right candidate will support trainee education and supervision for ICU rotations from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and various PA and NP programs. A Clinical appointment at the University of Vermont College of Medicine is available.
The ICU has experienced nursing representation, strong respiratory care support, and a clinical pharmacist and nutritionist as part of the ICU team. We also have an active palliative care support service integrated into our system of care. We use the Cerner EMR and the GE PACS system.
The culture of the practice is one of collegial professionalism, mutual support, and integrated internal systems of care including shared patient care with our Emergency Department, Hospitalist Program, Anesthesiology and Surgical services. We also foster strong relationships with both Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and the University of Vermont Medical Center who serve as our local tertiary care referral centers.
We are located in the heart of the Green Mountains near the Killington Ski Resort. Work-life balance is encouraged. Four seasons of outdoor activities in an ideal family environment are a short commute from the Hospital. Enjoy all aspects of a rewarding career in Critical Care Medicine without the crowds and congestion of a large city.
We offer a highly competitive base salary, a signing bonus, malpractice, educational loan assistance, and relocation allowance. Additionally, an annual allowance for CME, Licensing, and Society membership expenses are included. Our professional benefit package includes excellent health, dental and vision benefits, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and childcare and medical savings account options. An included retirement savings plan as well as an optional 403(b), and 457(b) retirement savings plans are available.