Questions and Answers about Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

How many beds does your hospital have?
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is licensed for 99 beds. SVMC is a member of Southwestern Vermont Health Care. Southwestern Vermont Health Care also includes a 150-bed skilled nursing, a home health agency, a full-service cancer center, and several medical practices.

How many active medical staff members does your hospital have?
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has 139 active medical staff. There are 22 affiliate staff, 54 Allied Health Practitioners, and 17 Affiliate Allied Health Practitioners. There are 152 Board-Certified physicians and 8 Board-Eligible physicians.

What is your service area?
Southwestern Vermont Health Care serves more than 55,000 people in the towns and villages of Bennington County and western Windham County and Southern Rutland County in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer County in New York and Northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

What is the average cost of homes in your area?
The price and style of homes varies in Bennington County. Homes range from $100,000 to $800,000. Please refer to our real estate link on the homepage.

Are you offering hospital employment?
The hospital does offer employment as well as an income guarantee. This is decided on a physician to physician basis.

What is the pay range for your opportunities?
Please refer to our opportunities link on the main page.

What types of specialties are represented at SVMC?
Allergy, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Hospitalist, Infectious Disease, integrative Therapies, Nephrology, Neurology, OB/GYN, Occupational Health, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral Surgery, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology, Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology, Dentistry.

How many ICU beds does SVMC have?
There are 12 beds in the ICU.

Do you have any academic affiliations?
Some of our physicians choose to be affiliated with either Albany Medical Center or Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. However, we do not have a residencey program or standard arrangements for SVHC physicians to hold teaching positions at either institution.

What type of benefits are offered at SVMC?
Employed physicians at SVMC can select from many different benefits to help protect their health, wealth, and well being. SVMC has medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, a pension plan, a 403b retirement plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, a health care reimbursement account, and a dependent care reimbursement account. SVHC also has generous vacation benefit and on-site childcare. SVMC provides some benefits at no cost, some you pay for, and other benefit costs are split between SVMC and you. This mix-and-match benefits program helps you create the best benefits program that fits your needs and your lifestyle.