Day Hospitalist - Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT

Danbury, Connecticut
Competitive base and incentive pay with Paid time off and CME time off and allowance and 401k match
Mar 14, 2019
Position Type

Full-Time Hospitalist Opening (Days) - Danbury, Connecticut (70 miles from New York City) - Generous Hiring Bonus may be available.

Danbury Hospital located in Danbury, CT, (Fairfield County), about 70 miles northeast of New York City, and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State, is seeking a full-time day Hospitalist to join our established and busy program. Position is a non-teaching day schedule in a community based teaching hospital with one in four weekends and some evening/swing shifts but no overnights. We have a dedicated Nocturnist team. There is potential for professional growth into a teaching position through the Faculty Development Program. 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 expenses. Hospitalists are responsible for their patients day shifts Monday – Friday and one weekend in four (with 2 days comp to offset weekends). A 12-hour 7 on/7 off block schedule with additional PTO and CME is also available.

About Us

Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area resident's 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, Ross University School of Medicine, and American University of the Caribbean. 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.

Job Summary: Provide medical care to inpatients, 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: Prior experience as a staff physician or Hospitalist but new Residents are encouraged to apply
  • Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine Residency
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Willingness to work Day shift with one weekend in four (with 2 comp days to offset weekends) or a block 7 on/7 off 12-hour schedule with additional PTO and CME time.

Contact Amy Rosoff for more information about job #17717

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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