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Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate (UMMS-Baystate), is seeking an Advanced Endoscopist physician to join our organization in western Massachusetts.
Position Highlights –
WELL-ESTABLISHED AND GROWING DIVISION: Join our integrated Division of Gastroenterology which consists of 13 GIs and 3 Advanced Endoscopists. Provide ERCP & EUS services at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.
Large referral base for EUS. Practice both Diagnostic and Therapeutic EUS procedures including lumen-apposing metal stent placement. Opportunity to grow additional transluminal EUS interventions. In-room cytopathology service available for diagnostic cases.
Close collaboration with Medical & Surgical Oncology / Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic surgery, and Thoracic Surgery.
Excellent support from Interventional Radiology to enable collaboration for complex cases and back-up for challenging clinical scenarios.
Formally trained GI Pathologists; frequent case-based collaboration and monthly case conference with pathology and radiology.
Referral center for complex colonic polypectomy.
Opportunity to perform advanced endoscopic therapy for Barrett’s neoplasia including EMR/ESD and RFA.
Regional center for ERCP referral, providing ERCP access to much Western MA; new 190 series Olympus Duodenoscopes, SpyGlass Cholangioscopy, RFA Biliary Ablation,
Double-balloon Enteroscopy for small bowel interventions and ERCP with post-surgical anatomy.
WORK-LIFE BALANCE: Leadership is committed to your professional satisfaction and work/life balance. Call is 1:4 weekends for Biliary /ERCP and closer to 1/7-8 for general GI.
PROFESSIONAL SATISFACTION: Enjoy a comprehensive orientation into our group provided by our highly accomplished team of Gastroenterologists.
FACULTY APPOINTMENT: Combination of clinical care and fellow, resident and medical student teaching with a faculty appointment to the UMMS– Baystate.
YOU BELONG HERE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you below. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
Qualifications: Candidates will be ABMS BC/BE in Gastroenterology and a strong commitment to collaboration, courage, quality and lifelong learning.
Located in Springfield, MA, Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is Baystate Health’s flagship hospital. BMC is a 716-bed, independent academic medical center and a training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. We offer over 30 residency and fellowship programs and have recently launched our new University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate regional medical school campus. BMC is a major referral care center and the only Level 1 trauma center and pediatric trauma center in the area. We offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians and advanced practice providers to start and advance their career.
The Pioneer Valley provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities and is home to five colleges with communities that offer fine dining, shopping, music, galleries, and parks. We are located within two hours of Boston and three hours of NYC and Bradley International Airport is 20 minutes away. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
For more information please visit us online at: ChooseBaystateHealth.org or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.
All correspondence can be directed to:
Ira J. Schmelkin, MD Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system located in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts. Baystate Health was recently recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 15 Health System for outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes and Baystate Medical Center was recently recognized as the #5 overall “Major Teaching Hospital” in Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for their overall organizational performance in patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Baystate Medical Center is a Leapfrog, Top Hospital and a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Our hospitals and practices are just steps from the ivy-covered buildings of prestigious colleges and universities, and we enjoy easy access to Boston, New York City, the snow covered slopes of Vermont, and the beaches of the Cape and Islands. Finding your niche is easy — it starts with Baystate Health.