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Medical Director of Multispecialty Services - Physician (Herkimer, NY)

Bassett Healthcare Network, a progressive health care system in Central New York and major teaching affiliate of ColumbiaUniversity, is seeking a Medical Director of Multispecialty Services for its Herkimer Health Center and Valley Health Services long-term care facility.  We are looking for a dynamic family practice or internal medicine physician who will partner with administrative leaders to provide strategic leadership and direction at both locations.  The Herkimer Health Center is a major site for providing primary care as well as medicine and surgical sub-specialties, pediatrics, women’s health, imaging, cancer treatment, and convenient care. Valley Health Services is a 160-bed, long-term care and short-term rehabilitation facility offering physical, occupational, and cardiac rehabilitation services.  In addition to serving as Medical Director, the successful candidate will be an integral member of the primary practice, seeing patients and serving as a collaborator for select Advanced Practice Clinicians. 

Key Benefits of this Position: 

  • Physician–led institution
  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home, Level 3 Recognized Practice
  • Comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to medical, dental, CME, relocation assistance and paid malpractice insurance
  • Fully integrated EPIC Electronic Medical Record
  • Excellent technological and subspecialty support
  • Modest call responsibilities
  • State of the art equipment and facilities 


  • Demonstrated experience in leadership roles
  • Established clinician with collegial leadership style marked by creativity, imagination and the ability to foster a positive work environment
  • Strong record of skills in administration, including finance and strategic planning
  • A track record of involvement working with communities to increase health care access.

Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services to people living in an eight county region covering 5,600 square miles in Central New York. The organization includes six corporately affiliated hospitals, as well as skilled nursing facilities, community and school-based health centers, and health partners in related fields.

Herkimer is located in the heart of the Mohawk Valley. Given Herkimer’s proximity to the New York State Thruway, the cities of Syracuse and Albany are only an hour away.  For those wanting a more serene lifestyle, the 6 million acre Adirondack Park is reachable within a 30 minute drive.  With its abundance of recreational and cultural pleasures, the Mohawk Valley provides a great place to live for both individuals and families. There is a strong feeling of community within this region, which attracts people from all over the country. 

Bassett’s primary care practices are NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home, Level 3 Recognized practices or pursuing recognition as new health center sites. 

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For confidential consideration, please contact:

Amy S. Johnson, Medical Staff Recruiter

phone: 607-547-6982; email:

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