WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

Staff Physician

US-CT-Danbury
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-6725
Standard Hours
Full Time 40 Hour
Shift
Rotating
Work Schedule
Variable
Department
Rheumatology WCMG 4330

Job Summary

Excellent Rheumatology Opening in Danbury, CT (70 miles from NYC)

Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a full-time Rheumatologist to join our established and busy employed practice in Danbury, Connecticut, (Fairfield County) located about 70 miles northeast of New York City and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in NY. The practice includes four Rheumatologists and two Physician Assistants and excellent support staff. The position is primarily outpatient, with some inpatient call at Danbury Hospital, located just minutes from the office.

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.  There is also opportunity for academic affiliation, with optional university faculty appointment as well as teaching and research if interested.

The ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible in Rheumatology and looking to join a dedicated and collegial team working to meet the needs of our large primary care referral base. There is flexibility in scheduling office hours.

Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. Danbury Hospital is part of Western Connecticut Health Network, which also includes New Milford and Norwalk Hospitals as well as over 70 outpatient practice locations. 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 the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and St. George’s University School of Medicine. Our Medical Group includes 400+ physicians and 140+ 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. This suburban location offers excellent housing and schooling options.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.

For more information or questions, please contact Jeanette Unger, Physician Recruiter at jeanette.unger@wchn.org or (203) 739-7864.

 

 

Job Requirements

MD/DO.

BC/BE Rheumatology.

CT state license, DEA, and Controlled Substance Registration.

 

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