Excellent Rheumatology Opening in Danbury, Connecticut (60 miles from New York City)

Employer
Danbury Hospital/Nuvance Health Medical Practice
Location
Danbury, Connecticut
Posted
May 16, 2021
Specialty
Rheumatology
Position Type
Permanent

Excellent Rheumatology Opening in Danbury, Connecticut (60 miles from New York City)

Nuvance Health, formerly known as Western Connecticut Health, is seeking a 4th Rheumatologist to join our long established and busy employed practice in Danbury, Connecticut, located about 60 miles northeast of New York City. The practice includes three Rheumatologists, one Physician Assistant, and excellent support staff. Full-time and part-time options are available. The position is primarily outpatient, with some inpatient call at Danbury Hospital, located just minutes from the office. Danbury is located in suburban Fairfield County, bordering Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York. Generous sign-on and retention bonuses are included.

The ideal candidate will be board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified/eligible in Rheumatology and looking to join a dedicated and collegial team working to meet the needs of our large primary care referral base. There is flexibility in scheduling office hours. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including base salary plus incentives, a comprehensive benefits package, allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses, as well as relocation. There is also opportunity for academic affiliation, with optional university faculty appointment as well as teaching and research if interested.

Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit, 371-bed 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 associated 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 employed Medical Group includes 900+ physicians and 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, Connecticut. 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. Danbury is home to Western Connecticut State University as well as a number of historical sites, museums, theaters, and art galleries. Surrounded by a number of scenic New England owns, the area offers a variety of excellent housing and highly rated public and private school options. Boston, New York City, New Haven, and Hartford are easily accessible via train or car. 

Danbury Hospital and Western Connecticut Health are now part of Nuvance Health. Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

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

We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State, or Local law.

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