Excellent Opportunity Medical Director Survivorship – Danbury, Connecticut – 60 Miles from New York

Danbury Hospital/Western Connecticut Health
Danbury, Connecticut
Jun 22, 2022
Internal Medicine
Position Type

Excellent Opportunity Medical Director Survivorship – Danbury, Connecticut – 60 Miles from New York City

Nuvance Health, formerly known as Western Connecticut Health, has an excellent opportunity for a full-time, employed Medical Director of Survivorship to join our established and growing Hematology/Oncology team at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut. The ideal candidate will be a well-trained, board certified Internist who will work within our Cancer Institute to manage our Survivorship Program for the Connecticut region. Recent graduates welcome to apply. The Director will see patients in both the outpatient and inpatient settings and address symptom management, benign hematology, non-oncologic conditions, survivorship, and continuity of care in collaboration with our hematologists/oncologists and hospitalist teams. Danbury is located about 60 miles northeast of New York City in suburban Fairfield County and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State.

Our long established, busy, and growing practice includes seven physicians and four Advanced Practitioners. Our office is based in Praxair Cancer Center within the Danbury Hospital Campus. The hematologists/oncologists at Danbury Hospital/Praxair Cancer Center are members of the network’s disease teams that incorporate experts in radiation oncology and cancer surgery as well as genetics, research coordinators, dieticians, and dedicated disease specific nurse navigators. We are a member of NRG and have a robust clinical trials portfolio. There is some teaching of medicine residents and medical students. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including base salary plus incentives and allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses as well as relocation.

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 the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. Our employed Medical Group includes 1000+ 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 variety of venues for 4 season outdoor and indoor recreation. There are highly rated public and private schools and universities throughout the region. 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.

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