Primary Care/Internal Medicine Opening in Danbury, Connecticut (70 miles from New York City)

Location
Danbury, Connecticut
Posted
Jun 17, 2022
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Primary Care/Internal Medicine Opening in Danbury, Connecticut (70 miles from New York City)

Nuvance Health, formerly Western Connecticut Health, is seeking a full-time Primary Care Physician for our Danbury Primary Care practice in Danbury, CT. We are located in suburban Fairfield County just 70 miles from NYC. It is our largest Primary Care facility with close proximity to Danbury Hospital in a highly regarded well established practice with limited on call obligations. You will work with 8 Physician and 2 Advance Practice Provider colleagues. There may be an opportunity for teaching medical students and Residents.

This is an employed position with Nuvance Health Medical Practice. Competitive total compensation package including base salary, incentive pay, paid time off, CME time off and allowance, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401k match. Hiring bonus and relocation stipend may also be available.

The ideal candidate will be a compassionate primary care physician who will provide comprehensive care in a team-based environment to our population of patients. This includes not only caring for acute and chronic conditions but working with multidisciplinary support staff to promote the health and well-being of our entire panel of covered lives. This as a full-time, office-based position providing outpatient services only, utilizing a state-of-the-art Electronic Health Record fully integrated across all our hospitals and sites.

Nuvance Health Medical Practice (NHMP) understands the importance of clinician wellness. “Burnout” is a national phenomenon threatening many health systems and impacts on patient care.  NHMP is committed to ensuring joy in medical practice and have implemented a number of programs to support combatting “burnout” and ensuring a culture of support for all our employees:

  • Virtual scribes – to reduce charting time and enable clinicians to work top of license with more face-to-face time with their patients Daily Management Systems to ensure collaboration and problem solving occurs at the practice level – the clinicians and support staff know how best to solve for complex challenges

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 associated with University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. Our Medical Group includes 900+ employed 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 70 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 rolling hills, Danbury offers the convenience of contemporary urban life with the beauty of a country lifestyle. Boston, New York City, New Haven, and Hartford are easily accessible via train, car, or bus.   

Job Requirements:

  • MD or DO with CT State License, Federal DEA, and State Controlled
  • Substance Registration
  • Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Residency
  • Must be Board Certified or be Board Eligible After-hour coverage – light call volume to physician, shared among multiple providers to decrease call frequency, phone-calls only (after nurse triages first line)
  • Full time weekday 8-hour schedules between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday – Friday

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 about Nuvance Health, visit: www.nuvancehealth.org.

https://www.nuvancehealth.org/careers

Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe, you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at: 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

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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