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Medical Director - Cardiology



You are the future of patient-focused medicine. With our new models of care, procedures, treatments and technologies, we empower advancement within you. At St. Lawrence Health, an affiliate of Rochester Regional Health, our culture of ongoing improvement will enable you to deliver superior patient care and outcomes throughout northern New York.

Join us to shape the future of medicine by doing incredible work that makes a difference.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Canton-Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Cardiology


St. Lawrence Health is looking for a full-time Cardiologist to join our team of dedicated providers!

  • The ideal candidate will be BC in Cardiology and have prior leadership experience

  • Physician is anticipated to allocate 20% to administrative role as Regional Medical Director and 80% to clinical work

  • The Regional Medical Director is responsible to set standards and expectations of quality, patient safety and other important outcomes. In addition, the Regional Medical Director ensures that all clinical activities are compliant with regulatory and accreditation standards. Finally, the Regional Medical Director exemplifies emotional maturity in his/her behavior and holds all service line members to the same standard. Applying effective leadership requires close partnerships that cross departmental and service line boundaries such as partnerships with affiliate, operational, nursing, finance and other leaders.

    • Play key role in collaborating in the development of a geographically and clinically integrated service line.

    • Oversee quality of health care delivered throughout the service line and resolve any identified deficiencies.

    • Champion teaching and educational support and ensure a program of continuing medical education is implemented for service line members.

    • Ensure departmental compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements.

    • Participate and provide departmental leadership to support and further the strategic aims of the health system.

    • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures that achieve consistency, standardization and efficiency.

  • Clinical responsibilities are primarily based at Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) with outreach clinics Gouverneur Hospital (GH) and Massena Hospital (MH). Cardiology team typically provide cardiology services 2-3 days per week at outreach clinics.

  • Cardiologist will provide full scope of practice with outpatient and inpatient work including oversight of service line at outreach clinics.

  • Skills: Nuclear Reads, EKG, Stress Testing, Echo.

  • On-call is 1:4 consisting mostly of phone encounters from ED and Hospitalists.


  • Full-Time Base Pay Range: $660,000-$735,000*

  • Additional compensation - Medical Director stipend, performance based-incentives, sign on bonus, anannual allowance for CME, licensing, and dues.

  • Relocation services

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 403(b) and 457(b)

  • Paid malpractice insurance with full coverage

* Pay Summary: The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for a successful full-time applicant. It may be modified in the future and eligible for additional pay components. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

In addition to the base pay range, certain provider positions may be eligible for variable compensation in accordance with health system pay practices. This may include: productivity and/or value-based clinical incentives, bonus compensation, or other forms of variable pay.


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  • DO

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: L - Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly; requires occasional walking, standing or squatting.


  • Physician - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $563,700.00 - $702,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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