Full Job Description
Western Connecticut Medical Group, now part of Nuvance Health, is seeking a full-time outpatient psychiatrist for our Danbury, Connecticut office. Danbury is located in suburban Fairfield County, Connecticut, about 60 miles northeast of New York City, and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State. Weekend hospital coverage is paid at an additional per diem rate. Our program includes teaching to residents in our network and third year medical students through the University of Vermont, Ross University School of Medicine and the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Our busy practice is long established with a highly collegial and supportive working environment. The ideal candidate will be a board certified/eligible Psychiatrist.
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 affiliated with University of Vermont College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine and the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. We also have a network wide centralized research department with access to robust clinical research and trials. Our employed Medical Group includes 900+ 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 60 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 and car.
Western Connecticut Medical Group and Danbury Hospital are 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.
For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jeanette Unger, Physician Recruiter, via email
or phone (203)739-7864.
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.
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