Physician House Calls Program – NYC, Long Island, Northern Westchester, Staten Island, & Brooklyn

Location
Greater NYC area, New York
Posted
Oct 18, 2021
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Are you looking for a truly rewarding way to practice medicine? Is the ability to have a deeper connection to patients important to you? Do you want to be able to spend the time you need with your patients to deliver the best care possible? Would you like to expand your practice to outside of the four walls of an office or hospital? If so, keep reading!

Northwell Health’s Department of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician to join our House Calls Program.

Addressing the needs of today’s chronically ill and aging population, Northwell’s House Calls Program provides expert medical care within the privacy and comfort of patients’ homes. The House Calls Program serves patients in New York City, Long Island, and Northern Westchester, who have difficulty traveling to doctor appointments, and looking to expand to Staten Island and Brooklyn. Our care team models consist of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, and medical coordinators that provide telemedicine and at-home visits to diagnose, treat, and coordinate the highest quality care at home. In-home diagnostics include comprehensive labs drawn by phlebotomists, x-rays, ultrasounds, echocardiograms, and more. A wide array of in-home treatments are available to help older adults age safely in place. This practice combines personal connection with patients and caregivers with high quality medical care that is tailored to meet the needs of the individual patient.

Highlights includes:

  • Very competitive salary & benefits
  • Great work life balance
  • Work on a nationally recognized team
  • Opportunities for teaching fellows, residents, and medical students
  • Opportunities for research, presentations, and publications
  • Academic appointments at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Geographically-based team structure

This is truly a unique opportunity to use your medical knowledge and skills to make a difference in the lives of patients and caregivers in need. Our award-winning program was chosen by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to participate in the Independence at Home (IAH) national demonstration of the effectiveness of home-based primary care. Northwell’s House Calls programs was recently ranked number one nationally for performance in (IAH) by Medicare.

The safety of our patients and our staff are of the utmost importance. Our enrollment process ensures a firm understanding of social situation as well as the medical situation prior to home visits. The appropriate PPE will always be provided. Travel reimbursement is provided for in-home visits.

Board certification or fellowship training in palliative care or geriatrics is a plus. Must be comfortable working independently and in interdisciplinary teams.

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities, and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

For further details, please contact Nicholas Franzini, Physician Recruiter: nfranzini@northwell.edu.

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Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

Diversity and Health Equity:

Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. Diversity and inclusion permeates our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receives training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Physicians are employed through Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the country.

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