Medical Director/Teaching Opportunity/Inpatient Psychiatry - Danbury Hospital, Connecticut

Danbury Hospital/Western Connecticut Health Network
Danbury, Connecticut
Aug 23, 2021
Position Type

Full-time Inpatient Psychiatry/Medical Director/Teaching Opportunity -  Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut (60 miles from New York City)

Danbury Hospital, now part of Nuvance Health, is seeking a full-time Psychiatrist/Medical Director for our 22-bed unit. The Director will provide supervision for second-year psychiatry residents, a variety of off-shore and University of Vermont medical students, and two Nurse Practitioners. Weekend coverage is paid at an additional per diem rate. Danbury Hospital is located in suburban Fairfield County, Connecticut, about 60 miles outside of New York City, and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State.

The ideal candidate will be a board certified Psychiatrist with 2-3 years of experience looking to join a long established and collegial group. We offer a newly updated and highly competitive compensation and benefits package, in addition to allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses and relocation stipend. This is an employed position with Nuvance Health Medical Practice Connecticut.

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 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 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, 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 New England landscapes, Danbury offers the convenience of urban life in a suburban setting. Boston, New York City, New Haven, and Hartford are all easily accessible.

Danbury Hospital is 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: 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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