Consider this opportunity for a BE/BC Ophthalmologist to join Saratoga Hospital Medical Group’s newest specialty practice! Join well-established ophthalmologists and optometrist who have developed a strong local and regional referral base.
Candidates should have an interest in comprehensive ophthalmology. Our doctors are St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center and Wills Eye Hospital trained. The practice sees patients of all ages. Saratoga Hospital, a 171-bed, thriving community hospital with a regional presence, has enjoyed continuous growth for more than a decade and a reputation for quality. Saratoga Hospital has once again attained Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center—the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. Saratoga Hospital Medical Group is committed to build strong specialty departments within its multispecialty group. Currently 150 physicians and advanced practitioners in both medical and surgical specialties provide care across the hospital service area in community-based practices. We offer a shared-governance leadership approach within Saratoga Hospital Medical Group. Saratoga Hospital has received an “A” rating in 2017 by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization focused on quality and safety in healthcare. Our office will be located above Saratoga Surgery Center, a service of Saratoga Hospital, where all eye surgery is performed. This is an ambulatory surgery center with state-of-the art ophthalmology equipment and is situated three miles from Saratoga Hospital. Our new hospital surgical suite was part of a $34 million expansion project that includes 10 state-of-the art operating rooms, to support advanced minimally invasive procedures. A new ICCU, PACU, pre-op suites complement the new operating rooms. Saratoga Hospital and Albany Medical Center recently signed a clinical affiliation agreement, which adds to the long-standing relationship of two independent hospitals in the Capital Region known for excellence in patient care. Our practice will offer physician-friendly EMR and exceptional support staff.
A competitive compensation package including a sign-on bonus and moving expenses will be included.
Saratoga Springs is a great place to live and work, where you will feel a sense of community. Our location is a destination!
Known for world-class entertainment and abundant year-round recreational, athletic opportunities and cultural attractions, famous venues include Saratoga Race Course and Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Spa State Park, and Saratoga National Historic Park, where the Battles of Saratoga in 1777 changed the face of history!
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the natural beauty of the Adirondacks, nearby Berkshires and Green Mountains, Saratoga Lake, Lake George, other waterways, and more!
Located a half hour from Albany, New York State’s Capital City,
Three hours from New York City, Montreal and Boston – right on the edge of New England,
Saratoga Springs and surrounding towns and villages are experiencing growth and revitalization evidenced by new homes, upscale apartments, shops, eateries, and businesses.
Saratoga County offers family-oriented communities, neighborhoods and excellent schools.
About the organization:
Saratoga Hospital is a community hospital with a regional presence and reputation for quality, offering 171 acute care beds. At Saratoga Hospital, nurses achieved Magnet re-designation. Magnet is nursing’s top honor.
Since 2000, construction projects include: the Whitney-Hendrickson CardioVascular Interventional Suite; Saratoga Surgery Center; Mollie Wilmot Radia...tion Oncology Center; 30,000 sq. foot, 41-bed emergency department; renovation of 20-bed medical surgical unit; addition of 20-bed orthopedic/bariatric unit; newly renovated 20-bed unit to open Fall 2017; construction to begin on maternity/women's health unit Fall 2017. Our $34 million construction project is complete with he 19-bed state-of-the-art Marylou Whitney and Desmond DelGiacco, MD ICCU, and new surgical suite, 10 new ORs, pre-op, PACU, Phase II recovery, endoscopy room offering EUS and ERCP.
Wilton Medical Arts opened in 1998 and was recently renovated. The site offers advanced imaging; lab, urgent care, and breast center. Primary care is offered at 10 locations around the region.
In collaboration with Albany Medical Center, Malta Med Emergent Care, located on Saratoga Hospital's 140 acre southern medical campus, offers 24-hour emergent care, advanced imaging, laboratory, and medical office space. The medical park is located close to Luther Forest Technology Campus where GLOBALFOUNDRIES is located. The $ 4.2 billion chip factory, manufactures computer chips from silicon wafers.
Saratoga Hospital and Albany Medical Center recently signed a clinical affiliation agreement.
Our Medical Group: Saratoga Regional Medical Group, P.C, is Saratoga Hospital's employed physician group with community-based practices. Nearly 100 physicians across 20 specialties make up our group.
About Our Community
Located a half hour from Albany, less than three hours from NYC, Montreal and Boston, Saratoga Springs is a family-centered community offering lovely neighborhoods, and a lively downtown with fine restaurants and specialty shops.
The city is known for world-class entertainment including thoroughbred horse racing, polo, and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC). The center hosts internationally known artists, and is located in the Saratoga Spa State Park. The park offers: cycling, golf, tennis, running, walking, fishing, swimming, snowshoeing, ice skating and x-country skiing. The city is noted throughout the travel industry as a top tourist destination.
A few local favorite places to visit include the Saratoga Farmer's Market, Spa City Farmer's Market, Congress Park with its historic wooden Carousel, Beekman Street Arts District and the Tang Museum of Skidmore College. Saratoga was voted the inaugural recipient of the Great American Place award by American Heritage Magazine and selected as one of Sports Illustrated’s Top 10 Sports Venues in the World. Saratoga Springs is the home of native-bred Funny Cide, winner of the 2003 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.
The Adirondacks, Green Mountains of Vermont, The Berkshires of Massachusetts and regional parks beckon outdoor enthusiasts for year-round recreation, including skiing, hiking, climbing, camping and more. Water sports draw many to nearby lakes and rivers. Golf lovers will find many offerings from public to private courses in and around Saratoga Springs.
Educational opportunities abound in the Capital - Saratoga and North Country Regions with excellent public school systems and colleges in the region.