Ambulatory Primary Care Physician - Jacobi Medical Center - Bronx, New York

Bronx, New York
May 19, 2021
Position Type
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi , located in the Bronx, accommodates more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx handles more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.

We are currently accepting application for a Full-Time board certified/board eligible Ambulatory Primary Care Physician in North Central Bronx.


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Clinical Responsibilities:
  • Flexible 40 hours/week including evenings and/or weekends,
  • Off-hours coverage on a rotational basis,
  • Medical evaluation of patients including history, physical examination, diagnostic testing, treatment plan, counseling, and referrals based on standards of care and EBM, for effective longitudinal, continuity and episodic care across the lifespan.
  • Complete, reflective and timely documentation in the EMR.
  • Prescription of medication and DME in accordance with New York State statutes.
  • Review and sign off laboratory/study results with timely follow-up.

Teaching/Program Development:
  • Develop and implement Palliative care program in the outpatient setting.
  • Create curriculum around end of life discussion (advanced directives/healthcare proxy) for the residency program.
  • Educate and supervise trainees at all levels and collaborate with mid-level providers through recruitment, didactic activities, precepting, and mentoring.

Quality Improvement:
  • Participate in peer review, quality assurance, department and division meetings, and faculty development,
  • Adherence to access, flow, productivity and quality standards.
  • Participate in process improvement for access, quality, flow, patient experience, risk reduction, and financial viability in alignment with the goals of health and hospitals.
  • Participate in developing/revising programs, policies and protocols for patient care aligned with patient centered medical home.

Clinical Research Expectations:
  • Develop capabilities for clinical research and scholarly activity. Involvement in 1-2 scholarly research projects per year.
  • Special projects as identified.


  • Maintenance of required certifications such as infection prevention and medico legal competencies
  • Maintenance of affiliations with academic and professional organizations
  • Graduation from an accredited school of osteopathic or allopathic medicine
  • Current New York State license
  • Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine. If Board Eligible at time of hire, must be board-certified within 5 years of hire date.
  • Current DEA registration
  • CPR certification


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