North Country Hospital

**Experience Required:** Post residency acceptable in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.
Board Certified or Board Eligible in medical specialty

**Job Description:**
20 provider multi-specialty practice in two locations with, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Staffed currently with 9 physicians (3 IM, 1 geriatrician, 6 FP’s) and 9 mid-levels (4 PA’s, 5 FNP’s). One part-time Psychiatrist and one full-time Psychiatric NP supports the practice.

This is an out-patient focused job. Clinic work is 4 patient contact days and one administrative day per week. The volume of patients is 18 – 22 patients per day. Medicine call is phone call only averaging 1/6. Additionally, hospitalist shifts can be done for more reimbursement at a competitive rate.

Cerner EMR is utilized.

**North Country Hospital:**

Located in Newport, Vermont, serves a catchment area of 28,000, spread across three counties in northern Vermont on the Canadian border. We are a fiscally sound, up-to-date facility with 25 active beds. The hospital carries the federal designation of a Critical Access Hospital.

The hospital medical staff has limited sub-specialists but has an excellent group of necessary practitioners including general and orthopedic surgery, ob/gyn, pediatrics, neurology, pulmonary medicine, sleep center, radiology, pain clinic, ophthalmology. The hospital is also served by visiting cardiology and nephrology. Additionally, there is an out patient dialysis center.

Newport, Vermont is on the Canadian border and is the northern anchor of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. This is the most unspoiled portion of the most beautiful state in the eastern US. Mountains, lakes, rivers, forests are dotted with lovely small towns. Outdoor recreation abounds, including hiking, cycling, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and golf. Newport sits on the southern edge of Lake Memphremagog, a 24 mile international lake that stretches up into Canada. Jay Peak is 15 minutes away, providing unrivaled downhill skiing, as well as a new indoor water park and a championship golf course. The area is growing with investments in new industry and recreational opportunities. Schools are excellent and real estate is affordable.

Go to You Tube and search DiscoverNewportVT and see a great video of our wonderful area.

This is an excellent chance to practice a wide range of primary care, rural medicine.