UHS is a family of health services organizations that exists to improve the health of the communities we serve by developing and maintaining a comprehensive and cost-effective health care system. We are a not-for-profit organization, operated for the public benefit. Formed in 1981 through the consolidation of three community hospitals, UHS employs more than 5,000 people. As a teaching hospital, UHS trains over 70 physicians per year in residency and fellowship programs.
Mission, Vision and Values
Each of the member organizations part of UHS are owned by the community it serves, and each organization is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors composed of local citizens:
UHS Hospitals is the regional referral center for such medical specialties as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, renal dialysis, neonatal intensive care, trauma care, reconstructive surgery, chemical dependency care and physical rehabilitation. It also is the home of the Decker Center for Advanced Medical Treatment and a Cancer Care Center, and is a major teaching affiliate of the Clinical Campus at Binghamton of Upstate Medical University located in Syracuse, NY.
Teaching opportunities are available at UHS with: Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Podiatry, Transitional Year and Preliminary Medicine Year Residents, the Geriatric and Sports Medicine Fellows and the medical students on rotation from Upstate Medical University located in Syracuse, NY.
Exceptional Quality of Life
The area boasts numerous cultural and recreational activities and is noted for its excellent quality of life. Our physicians are able to balance a unique ability to provide extraordinary care with a wonderful life style. We offer a competitive compensation plan, health, dental, vision, LTD/STD, paid occurrence-based malpractice insurance, vacation and CME.