ABOUT SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is a community-focused, nonprofit healthcare system. SVMC is a comprehensive health care system servicing Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties in New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, which is a top-rated hospital, is located less than an hour’s drive from Albany, New York. Boston, New York City, and Montreal are just three to four hours.
Each year, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center serves more than 75,000 people and averages 500 births; 23,000 emergency room visits; 4,000 admissions, and 150,000 outpatient visits each year. System-wide, the organization has nearly 1,200 employees and 215 medical staff.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is one of only 43 hospitals worldwide to have achieved five consecutive designations as a Magnet® Center for Nursing Excellence. In 2017 SVMC received the Magnet Prize,™ an award for extraordinary innovation in nursing that is given to only one hospital in the world each year. In 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded SVMC it's 5-Star Rating for quality, patient safety, and the patient experience. SVMC is the only 5-Star hospital in Vermont and only 6% of hospitals nationwide earn the mark.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is seeking a Pediatrician to join a well-established Dartmouth-Hitchcock affiliated Practice:
- Competitive Compensation
- Sign-on Bonus
- Loan Repayment
- Hospital (Dartmouth-Hitchcock) Employed position
- You would be joining a well-established practice with Advanced Practice clinician support
- Fully integrated EMR
- Experienced as well as upcoming grads welcome to apply
- Full time nurse Triage coverage at night so night is available so phone calls are minimal
- Average number of patients is 16-20 per day.
- BC/BE in Pediatrics
- Must obtain and maintain a VT medical license
LIFE IN SOUTHERN VERMONT
Southern Vermont has it all: ski resorts, shopping, beautiful village greens, cozy inns, fall foliage, and a scattering of historic covered bridges. Local Ski areas include; Stratton, Bromley, Magic Mountain, and Mount Snow all of which offer winter activities and warm-weather fun for kids and families. Shopping venues run from intimate settings, like the Apple Barn in Bennington, to the high-end outlets of Manchester.
“The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.” — Robert Frost, Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening, written in Shaftsbury, VT —
Bennington, the main hub of Southwestern Vermont and the surrounding region, is known for its never-ending list of outdoor activities and friendly atmosphere.
Bennington and its surrounding areas have much to offer, including:
Enjoy the outdoors: Long Trail, Appalachian Trail, Bennington Area Trails System (BATS), Prospect Mountain, Multiple ski slopes such as Stratton, Bromley, Magic, Okemo and Mount Snow.
Culture: Bennington Museum, Dorset Players, Inc., Oldcastle Theatre Company, Southern Vermont Arts Center and Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)
Festivals: Garlic & Herb Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival, Willamstown Theatre Festival, Manchester Horse Show and Winter Homebrew Festival
Vermont is a state known for its natural landscape, which is primarily forested. Thousands of acres of mountain terrain are crossed by hiking trails and skiing slopes. Among the many points of interest are the Green Mountain National Forest, Bennington Battle Monument, the Calvin Coolidge Homestead at Plymouth, and the Marble Exhibit in Proctor. Although Vermont is an inland state, it has beaches and water sports at Lake Champlain, along with many lakes, streams, and swimming holes. If quality of living, the beauty and recreation of four seasons and a warm, welcoming community are what you seek – not just living, but thriving in Vermont comes easily.
Higher Education: Williams College, Bennington College
Numerous restaurants and unique shopping