Rheumatology Opportunity in Wappingers Falls, New York (One Hour outside of New York City)

Putnam Hospital Center/Nuvance Health Medical Practice
Wappingers Falls, New York
Sep 06, 2022
Position Type

Nuvance Health is expanding its Rheumatology Program across our 7-hospital network in western Connecticut and eastern New York with an opening at our office in Wappingers Falls, New York. Located in suburban Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley region of New York state, Wappingers Falls is just 60 miles outside of New York City with easy commuter train easy to New York City. This position is primarily outpatient, with some inpatient call. Full-time and part-time options are available. Opportunity to expand services to our Carmel, NY location. Sign-on and retention bonuses are included.

Ideal candidates will be board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified/eligible in Rheumatology and looking to join dedicated and collegial teams working to meet the needs of our large primary care referral base. There is flexibility in scheduling office hours. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including base salary plus incentives, a comprehensive benefits package, allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses, as well as relocation. 

Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, New York, is a 165-bed community hospital with a staff of more than 300 physicians. Putnam Hospitals offers emergency care, medical, surgical, oncologic, psychiatric, pediatric, orthopedic, obstetrical/gynecological, and intensive care services, as well as home health care. Our employed Medical Group includes 1,000+ physicians and advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.

The Hudson Valley boast an excellent quality of life. As part of the greater NY metropolitan area, our area enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide array of outdoor activities. From hiking, biking, and boating, to cafes, art galleries, and local farmers markets, this beautiful suburban location offers a wide array of 4-season indoor and outdoor recreational activities. Excellent housing and highly rated public and private school options can be found throughout the region. The area offers easy commuter access to New Yok City via train or car. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history, and recreation in one of the country's most livable locations.

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 will be kept strictly confidential.