Exciting Opening for Metabolic/Bariatric Medicine Physician with Nuvance Health in Newtown, CT

Employer
Nuvance Health Medical Practice
Location
Newtown, Connecticut
Posted
May 11, 2022
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Exciting Opening for Metabolic/Bariatric Medicine Physician with Nuvance Health in Newtown, Connecticut (60 miles from New York City)

Nuvance Health, formerly Western Connecticut Health Network, is seeking a full-time physician to join our new and growing Metabolic & Medical Weight Management Program in our Newtown, Connecticut office, located about one hour outside of New York City in suburban Fairfield County. This growing program includes our Medical Director, advanced practitioners, as well as dieticians and behavioral health specialists at both our Newtown and Wilton office locations, centrally located within Fairfield County. Our program provides comprehensive evaluations and management of obesity as a chronic disease with a focus on health and wellness. We see both non-surgical and surgical candidates pre- and post-operatively.

Candidates must be board certified/eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, and/or Obesity Medicine, or another related specialty and have experience/ expertise in the field of obesity medicine. This includes competency in the genetic, biologic environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and related metabolic conditions. Schedule follows standard Monday-Friday office hours with participations in light after hours call rotation. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package, including allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses as well as relocation.

We are nearby to Danbury Hospital, one of our 7 Nuvance Health hospitals. Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. As a teaching hospital, we are affiliated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. Our larger employed Medical Group includes 1,000+ physicians and advanced practitioners.

Fairfield County is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, about 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. This beautiful suburban location boasts numerous quaint towns, excellent housing, and highly rated public and private school systems. Not far from the greater NY metropolitan area, the region 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. Boston, New York City, New Haven, and Hartford are easily accessible via train and car.

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.

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.

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. All inquiries are strictly confidential.

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