Intensivist

Location
Milford, Connecticut
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Ref
30196
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

INTENSIVIST- Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Bridgeport Hospital

The section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Bridgeport Hospital is seeking an intensivist to join our team to provide Critical Care coverage at its Milford Campus. This opportunity is for 26 weeks of coverage yearly on a 7-on, 7-off schedule. This position affords a generous work-life balance.

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, being patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

The Milford Campus of Bridgeport Hospital (part of the Yale New Haven Health System) is a 100-bed acute care hospital with a 10-bed ICU with a typical census of 6-8 patients. A broad spectrum of critical illness is encountered. Transfer to Bridgeport Hospital or Yale New Haven Hospital is easily accomplished if necessary for more advanced levels of care. Overnight coverage from 7 PM to 7 AM is provided by tele-ICU services staffed by Yale New Haven Hospital intensivists. Procedural coverage overnight is provided by Emergency Medicine.

Bridgeport Hospital is a 400-bed hospital affiliated with the Yale New Haven Health System. It sponsors a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship program. Although participation in this program is not a requirement of this position, opportunities to be involved in teaching and research would be available if desired.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

MD, DO or equivalent; ACGME accredited internal medicine residency and critical care medicine fellowship programs. Must be board certified or board eligible in Critical Care Medicine.

EXPERIENCE

As above

LICENSURE

As above; also, eligible to be licensed in the state of CT.

SPECIAL SKILLS

All those procedures expected of an Intensivist. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Critical Care Medicine and have a license to practice in Connecticut. Procedural requirements include the placement of central venous catheters and arterial lines, endotracheal intubation, bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, paracentesis, and lumbar puncture.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza and COVID vaccination are strongly encouraged.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Natasha Rotella at natasha.rotella@ynhh.org or by phone (203) 502-6515.

YNHHS Requisition ID

30196

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