Full-Time Infectious Disease Physician Opening in Danbury, CT (60 miles from NYC)

Danbury, Connecticut
Sep 04, 2018
Infectious Disease
Position Type

Full-Time Infectious Disease Physician Opening in Danbury, CT (60 miles from NYC)

Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a fourth full-time Infectious Disease Physician to join our long established and busy practice in Danbury, Connecticut, located about 60 miles northeast of New York City. The practice includes three Infectious Disease physicians and a Physician Assistant who cover our outpatient office, clinic, and Danbury Hospital.  Our office is located just minutes away from Danbury Hospital. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including base salary plus incentives, and allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses as well as relocation. This is a 100% ID position with a one in four call schedule.

The ideal candidate will be board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified/eligible in Infectious Disease and looking to join a dedicated and collegial team. There will be some teaching responsibility to residents and medical students. 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 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 the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. Danbury Hospital is part of Western Connecticut Health Network, which also includes New Milford and Norwalk Hospitals as well as Western Connecticut Medical Group, which has over 70 outpatient practice locations.  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, in Fairfield County, is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, about 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. This beautiful suburban location boasts excellent housing and school systems. 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.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jeanette Unger, Physician Recruiter, via e-mail: jeanette.unger@wchn.org or phone: 203-739-7864.