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University of Vermont Health Network

November 2019

University of Vermont Health Network

Based in: Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Number of hospitalists: 17, recruiting 2 more
Founded: 2006
Contact: Lisa VanNatten, LVanNatten@cvph.org; 518-562-7441

UVM Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) is a 300-bed community hospital that is part of the six-hospital University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network. The typical emergency department volume is 46,000 a year.

Employment model: Employment is with the UVM Health Network Medical Group.

Services: Each hospitalist has on average between 15 and 17 encounters per day.

Schedule and coverage: Block scheduling (12-hour shifts), typically days. Nocturnist position is available with 15 12-hour shifts per month. The team also consists of NPs or PAs.

Compensation: Full-time nocturnists receive $147.52 per hour ($318,643 annual minimum) and the day-time hospitalists receive $140.49 per hour for days and $147.52 per hour for nights ($303,458 annual minimum).

Local highlights: Plattsburgh is a picturesque community of 38,000 located on Lake Champlain (the sixth largest lake
in the country) and at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Plattsburgh is within an hour’s drive of Montreal, Burlington.

Published in the November 2019 issue of Today’s Hospitalist

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