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

Danbury, Connecticut
May 26, 2023
Internal Medicine
Position Type

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

Nuvance Health, is seeking a full-time Primary Care Physician for our Danbury Primary Care practice in Danbury, Connecticut. We are located in suburban Fairfield County, just 70 miles from New York City and next to Westchester County in NY. It is our largest primary care facility with close proximity to Danbury Hospital in a highly regarded and well-established practice with limited on call obligations. You will work with 8 physicians and 2 advanced practice provider colleagues. There may be an opportunity for teaching medical students and residents.

This is an employed position with Nuvance Health Medical Practice. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package including base salary, incentive pay, paid time off, CME time 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 is a full-time, office-based position providing outpatient services only, utilizing a state-of-the-art Electronic Health Record that is fully integrated across all our hospitals and practice 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 has 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 1,000+ 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 four-season recreational activities. Home to Western Connecticut State University, Danbury has abundant local historical, cultural, educational, and recreational attractions. The area has highly rated public and private school systems and universities. 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 CT State Controlled Substance Registration
  • Successful completion of Internal or Family Medicine Residency training
  • Board Certified or 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.

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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