Faculty Opportunity in Award Winning Geriatric Medicine Program
Baystate Health (BH), a Truven® Award–winning healthcare system and home of the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, seeks a BC/BE Geriatrician to be an integral member of Baystate Health’s Division of Geriatrics, Palliative Care and Post-acute Medicine team.
This opportunity features:
- Administrative time for clinical innovation, educational program design, teaching, and grant activities.
- Mentoring for professional development in change leadership and quality improvement in a supportive and inspirational environment.
- An accomplished division with a vibrant team consisting of colleagues from Social Work, Advanced Practice, and Physicians.
- Earn generous compensation including, robust benefits that include high quality, low cost medical/dental, plenty of paid time off, CME, and an impressive retirement plan.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in process improvement, change leadership and teaching/mentoring. New grads welcome to apply.
Baystate is one of only 44 nationally grant funded Geriatric Education Centers through HRSA’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. Our faculty members teach annually at national meetings (such as the American Geriatrics Society) and have received multiple grants and leadership awards in recent years. BH clearly recognizes the value of geriatrics and has identified geriatrics and palliative care as an area of strategic focus for its coming 3 year plan. An Acute Care for Elders project at BH won the health system’s quality award last year further increasing support for the mission of the division.
This is your opportunity to join an organization focused on the future of medicine — one whose physicians and advanced practitioners partner with their patients to ensure a higher state of care and better outcomes. At Baystate Health you’ll experience a deeper sense of compassion, greater breadth of diversity and a never-ending desire to raise the standard of medical excellence, regionally and nationally.
Baystate Medical Center
Located in Springfield, MA Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is home to the state’s second busiest emergency department, the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and one of only 39 American College of Surgeons accredited Level 1 Comprehensive Education Institutes in the world. And recently, BMC completed construction on its new 600,000-sq. ft. “Hospital of the Future.”
Quality of Life
BMC is in the heart of Springfield, but its quality of life goes well beyond city limits.
Iconic venues like the Quadrangle museum cluster, Basketball Hall of Fame and MASSMutual Center give way to picturesque Forest Park and Zoo, Six Flags New England, historic towns, and great dining, shopping and entertainment.
The area boasts many beautiful homes in good neighborhoods, a great selection of public and private schools, as well as prestigious colleges and universities. Living costs in Springfield are also 14% lower than the Massachusetts average.
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