PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 2018

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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PracticeLink.com S PRIN g 2018 81 live & practice For more information, contact Holly Lestage, Provider Recruitment Manager 508-973-2765 lestageh@southcoast.org More than medicine. Southcoast Health is one of the largest and fastest growing health systems in New England. Since its inception in 1996, Southcoast has become a sought-after destination for health care professionals. As a thriving part of the New England medical community, Southcoast Health offers practice excellence in an environment you want to call home. Southcoast Health is backboned by the Southcoast Physicians Group which has grown to 400+ providers, and we're still growing. This integrated multi-specialty group spans our three hospitals in Southeastern Massachusetts and extends into parts of Rhode Island. We strive to recognize each community's identity while sharing one mission: To care for and improve the health and to promote the wellness of the individuals and communities we serve. We currently have openings in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Urgent Care, GI, Dermatology, Endocrinology, ID, Neurology, Rheumatology, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Hospitalist, OB/GYN, ENT, and Thoracic Surgery. Berkshire Health Systems that we are caring for our friends, our family and our neighbors. It's a tight-knit community within small towns throughout the Berkshires and within Berkshire Health Systems as a whole," she says. "We frequently receive feedback from prospective job candidates about how much people seem to care, and that speaks a lot to the kind of community we have here." Berkshire Health Systems is the parent organization for Berkshire Med ica l Center i n P ittsf ield, Fa i r v ie w Ho s p it a l i n G re a t Barrington, the Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association, and numerous Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview physician practices. The practices cover a range of specialties including primary care, orthopedics, surgical services, bariatric surgery, oncology and radiation oncology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, o B - g Y N a nd nu merous other disciplines. The Berkshire Medical Center is licensed for 298 beds, and has outpatient clinics and programs t h r o u g h o u t t h e c o m m u n i t y, i n c l u d i n g O p e r a t i o n B e t t e r Start, which helps children and families prevent and overcome obesit y. Com mu n it y lect u res also bring awareness directly to residents, and topics include wellness, cancer prevention and treatment, orthopedic care and treatment, and more. Among other initiatives, a community outreach team also provides free blood pressure screenings. According to Michael Leary, director of media relations at Berkshire Health Systems, the o r g a n i z a t i o n h a s " i n v e s t e d significantly in technology," and facilities now have state-of-the- art imaging and operating suites, hy perba r ic ox ygen cha mbers for wound care, da Vinci robotic te ch nolog y for u rolog y a nd gynecologic surgery, a MAK o robotic system for knee and hip replacement, high-speed linear accelerators for cancer patients, and advanced therapeutic endoscopy technology. "One of the benefits of working here specifically is that the health system works to innovate, bringing as many

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