Full-time Inpatient Psychiatry Opening – Teaching Position in Danbury, CT (60 miles from NYC)

Location
Danbury, Connecticut
Posted
Nov 06, 2017
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent

Danbury Hospital, located in Danbury, CT, (Fairfield County), about 60 miles northeast of New York City, and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State, is seeking a full-time Psychiatrist for coverage in our inpatient unit. We have a 22-bed unit and advanced practitioner coverage in addition to physician coverage. Weekend coverage is paid at an additional per diem rate. This is a teaching position for third-year medical students through the University of Vermont.

The ideal candidate will be a board certified/eligible Psychiatrist looking to join an established employed group. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses and relocation. This is an employed position with Western Connecticut Medical Group.

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 affiliated with University of Vermont College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine, and the American University of the Caribbean 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 60 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.

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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