At Cooley Dickinson Health Care our team of general surgeons are at the forefront of their respective specialties, offering patients outstanding personalized care. We’re looking for an experienced general surgeon who is eager to join our team and use their superior surgical skills to help us continue to thrive.
In this role, the successful candidate will be well-grounded in the basic science of surgery, using their exceptional clinical judgment to offer thorough and exemplary patient care. We expect our general surgeons to possess a unique blend of technical knowledge and empathy, enabling them to improve the health of patients not just during the procedure, but well into the future.
This role will practice out of the Kittredge Surgery Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, MA. Consultations and office hours will be based in a brand-new office suite in our beautiful ambulatory complex at 15 Atwood Drive a short drive from the hospital.
The incumbent will be expected to collaborate with a team of anesthesiologists, CRNAs, and perioperative staff. Our current clinical team performs general surgeries including, breast, cholecystectomy, abscess drainage, appendectomy, small bowel, and colon surgery. There is also an opportunity for the right candidate to expand services into complex hernia repair, as well as minimally invasive foregut and bariatric procedures. Endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures are not a necessity but could be accommodated.
• Doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree from an accredited U.S. school of medicine or osteopathy
• Board -eligible or Board-certified, licensed general surgeon
• 2-5 years as a practicing general surgeon (strongly preferred)
About the organization:
The Cooley Dickinson Health Care system, an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and Mass General Brigham, has a medical staff of approximately 500 active members (physicians and advanced practice clinicians). The system is comprised of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Medical Group, as well as a VNA and Hospice. We pride ourselves on being a progressive, empowering employer, and a place for everyone. We are driven by our responsibility to create a culture of continuous improvement and be an all-inclusive health care provider, employer, and leader in our community.
The system’s 140-bed hospital annually admits 8600 patients, treats 34,000 emergency patients, and delivers approximately 600 babies. The Cooley Dickinson Medical Group (CDMG), the fastest-growing part of the system, consists of approximately 74 physicians and 37 advanced practice clinicians who provide care at 11 locations. The VNA & Hospice averages 56,500 home care visits and serves an average of 400 hospice patients per year. Since 1885, the Cooley Dickinson Health Care system has successfully employed the brightest, most dedicated clinicians in medicine.
About the area:
Northampton, a dynamic arts and five-college community in western Massachusetts, has been named one of the best U.S. destinations for restaurants, theater, galleries and overall quality of life by Leisure Magazine and other travel writers. It features a vibrant arts and culture scene, great educational opportunities for all ages and a location convenient to all rural and major metropolitan areas throughout New England including three major cities: Hartford (45 miles), Boston (100 miles), and New York City (150 miles).