Full Job Description
Nuvance Health is seeking a
Per Diem Hospitalist
for Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT
(Fairfield County), about 70 miles northeast of New York City, and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State to join our established and busy program. This is a great moonlighting opportunity to work in in a busy medium size community hospital with a great support structure, friendly consults and collegial work environment. Work two to four shifts per month, either weekdays, weekends or Holidays, typically 8 AM – 6 PM or Nights 8 PM – 8 AM. We offer competitive hourly rates. The ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible in Internal or Family Medicine.
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, Ross University School of Medicine and American University of the Caribbean. 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. 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.
Provide medical care to patients, assist them to recover from acute illnesses and minimize the effects of chronic illnesses.
MD or DO with CT State and Federal Narcotic Use Registration
Preferred: Prior experience as a staff physician
Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Residency
Board Certified or Board Eligible
Willingness to work two to four shifts per month, either weekdays, weekends or Holidays, typically 8 AM – 6 PM or Nights 8 PM – 8 AM.
About Nuvance Health
Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit
At Nuvance Health, our priorities are to provide patients with personalized and attentive care, help patients manage chronic medical problems, and enable our patients to get and stay as healthy as possible. We have the ability to coordinate primary care and specialty care needs with the advanced diagnostic and treatment services available through our network.
Work for Us
Working for Nuvance Health, you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of other people. Our Department of Research and Innovation, focused on the field of molecular science and personalized medicine, ranks among our country’s leading research organizations. Our Network offers many opportunities to grow your own skills and expertise – we offer competitive pay.
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WCHN 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.
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