Clinician Educator - Outpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Opportunity in Danbury, CT

Location
Danbury, Connecticut
Posted
Sep 23, 2022
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Clinician Educator - Outpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Opportunity in Danbury, CT

Nuvance Health is seeking a Clinician Educator for an Outpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Opportunity in Danbury, CT (70 miles from NYC). The ideal candidate is a highly competent, a board-certified or board-eligible internist, preferably with ambulatory care and teaching experience to precept internal medicine residents and medical students in a primary care clinic. The qualified applicant would have a love of teaching and dedication to provide excellent patient care in a Federally Qualified Health Center. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in teaching to work with bright, enthusiastic, and engaged Residents in a clinic dedicated to the care of underserved patients. We are seeking a candidate who can start immediately. H-1B and J-1 visa sponsorship may be available.

Our residency program is primarily affiliated with University of Vermont as well as Ross University and American University of the Caribbean. The position includes the opportunity to become an Assistant Clinical Professor at University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine.

Job Summary:

  • On average, nine1/2-day precepting sessions per week teaching top-notch internal medicine residents and medical students.
  • Dedicated didactic teaching and administrative time – on average one 1/2-day session/week
  • Interest and experience in quality improvement, advocacy, and outcomes research preferred

Job Requirements:

  • MD or DO with CT State and Federal Narcotic Use Registration
  • Preferred: Prior experience as an academic physician teaching Residents but recently graduated Residents with a strong interest in teaching are encouraged to apply
  • Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine Residency
  • Is Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Spanish skills strongly desired
  • Willingness to work full time Monday – Friday. No evenings or weekends. Willingness to take minimal back-up telephone call.

Danbury, Connecticut, located 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. Boston, New York City, New Haven, and Hartford are easily accessible via train or car.

Danbury Hospital is now part of Nuvance Health. 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.

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 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

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