Adirondack Health is a modern health care system located in the heart of the Adirondacks – a six-million-acre park with sprawling mountains and glistening lakes.
The welcoming communities are a great place to raise a family and provide endless opportunities for hiking, biking, cross-country and downhill skiing, swimming, fishing, kayaking, climbing, camping and so much more in the great outdoors.
Our patients and residents are often our friends, our family members, our neighbors, and this deep community connection inspires us and drives us to provide excellent healthcare, close to home. We couldn't do that without our gifted and caring staff.
Our goal is to provide a depth of services to those who value a positive work-lifestyle balance. We are the only full-service health system in the Adirondack Park, providing residents and visitors alike with exceptional care.
We want our employees to feel at home, and part of the Adirondack Health family. When you come on board here, our talented staff provides an informative orientation that will help new employees not only find their way around our campuses, but it’s an in-depth look at what services each of our departments offer here.
It’s important to us that our employees succeed, so we offer mentorship programs for our nursing staff and directors. It’s a chance to pair up with a seasoned Adirondack Health employee who can help guide you through your first months on the job, be there to support you and answer any questions you may have.
We believe that leaders should be developed within our organization. New in 2019, Adirondack Health now offers a leadership development course, CLIMBS (Creating Leaders, Inspiring Mentors, Building Success) which aims to foster the professional growth of up-and-coming Adirondack Health employees.
We also provide a generous tuition reimbursement program for our employees with the opportunity to elevate their education and excel here.
Adirondack Health offers a generous benefit package for its employees. Management benefits may differ, so please contact Teri Stiles, associate HR generalist, at 518-897-2413 for more information.
Following is a list of employee benefits offered at Adirondack Health:
Our cafeteria at Adirondack Medical Center provides delicious, wholesome fresh foods with a Farm to Patient approach. From its locally farmed salad greens, fruits and vegetables and yogurts to the locally raised meats, nearly a dozen local farms help bring an array of food choices at a discounted price for employees. Our patients consistently rave about the meals here in our surveys. We even have a fresh-food vending machine and great take-out meals because we know a nutritious meal is important at any hour when you work in health care.
Adirondack Health is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all patients, families, employees, medical and associate medical staff, volunteers, contractors, subcontractors, and vendors.
Our guiding principles are Compassionate, Accountable, Respectful, Exceptional, Service, which can be summed up in the acronym, C.A.R.E.S. We are all here because we care for our patients, residents, the community and their well-being.
We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
This relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all company-sponsored employee activities.
We do not discriminate.
We pursue every opportunity to counter discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrades, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
Adirondack Health is a Pathway to Excellence certified organization with a commitment to creating a positive work environment that empowers and engages its nursing staff. With the designation, Adirondack Health became one of 159 Pathway organizations throughout the United States, and only the second in New York state. ANCC requires Pathway organizations to demonstrate that they effectively meet 64 elements of performance within six specific standards, seeking nurses' input on issues related to safety, quality of care, well-being, professional development, leadership and shared decision making.
Saranac Lake (est. pop. 5,242), Tupper Lake (est. pop. 3,667) and Lake Placid (est. pop. 2,386 - home of the 1932 and 1980 Olympics) make up the main villages in the Tri-Lakes area. The closest small cities are Plattsburgh, Albany, Syracuse and Utica. Both the Vermont border and the Canadian border are only a couple-hour drive and New York City is about a 5-hour drive.
Check out what makes the Tri-Lakes such a great place to live, work and play:
Saranac Lake: www.saranaclake.com
Tupper Lake: www.tupperlake.com
Lake Placid: www.lakeplacid.com