Academic Hospitalist Danbury Hospital

Location
Danbury, Connecticut
Salary
competitive salary with incentive pay and excellent benefits
Posted
Oct 30, 2017
Ref
13757
Specialty
Hospitalist
Position Type
Permanent

Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a full-time Academic/Teaching Hospitalist for Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT about 70 miles northeast of New York City, and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State, to join our established and busy program. This is a full-time day position from 8 AM – 5 PM with one in four weekends required and some evening shifts of 3 pm – 11 PM about six weeks per year. Protected non-clinical time. Academic appointment at University of Vermont. This is an employed position with Western Connecticut Medical Group. We offer a competitive compensation package, including base salary plus quality incentives and allowances for CMEs and Dues. The ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible in Internal Medicine. This is a great opportunity to run the teaching service for our Danbury Hospital Internal Medicine Residents in a community hospital.

About Us:

Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. Danbury Hospital is part of Western Connecticut Health Network, which also includes New Milford and Norwalk Hospitals as well as over 70 outpatient practice locations. Danbury Hospital has 371 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 70,000 ED visits per year. As a teaching hospital, we are associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, and St. George's University School of Medicine. Our Medical Group includes 400+ physicians and 140+ advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.

Danbury, Connecticut, located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, is about 70 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. As part of the greater NY metropolitan area, the city of Danbury enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide array of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and boating in state and regional parks and preserves. Home to Western Connecticut State University, Danbury has abundant local historical, cultural, educational, and recreational attractions. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic rolling hills, Danbury offers the convenience of contemporary urban life with the beauty of a country lifestyle. Boston, New York City, New Haven, and Hartford are easily accessible via train, car, or bus.

At Western Connecticut Medical Group, our priorities are to provide patients with personalized and attentive care, help patients manage chronic medical problems, and enable our patients to get and stay as healthy as possible. We have the ability to coordinate primary care and specialty care needs with the advanced diagnostic and treatment services available through our network of over 385 physicians and three member hospitals: Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, and Norwalk Hospital.

Work for Us:

Working for Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN), comprised of Danbury Hospital; New Milford Hospital; Norwalk Hospital; Western Connecticut Medical Group; and Western Connecticut Home Care, you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of other people. Our Western Connecticut Health Network Department of Research and Innovation, focused on the field of molecular science and personalized medicine, ranks among our country’s leading research organizations. Our Network offers many opportunities to grow your own skills and expertise – we offer competitive pay.

Job Summary:

Provide medical care to patients, assist them to recover from acute illnesses, and minimize the effects of chronic illnesses. 

Job Requirements:

  • MD or DO with Connecticut State and Federal Narcotic Use Registration
  • Preferred: 3+ years’ experience as a Hospitalist with some teaching experience required
  • Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine Residency
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Willingness to work variable shifts from 8 AM – 5 PM with 1 in 4 weekends from 8 AM – 5 PM and some evening shifts of 3 pm – 11 PM about 6 weeks per year

Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers. This philosophy calls for equal opportunities for employment, training, and advancement regardless of sex, race, creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law.

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