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Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care 2021 Opening in Danbury, Connecticut (60 miles from New York City)
Danbury Hospital is seeking a Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon with fellowship training in Surgical Critical Care for the summer of 2021 to join our busy Level II Trauma Center. We are located in Danbury, Connecticut, about 60 miles northeast of New York City and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State. With over 70,000 visits to our ER annually, and about 900 trauma cases a year, this is an excellent opportunity to join a growing program as we work towards creating a dedicated Surgical ICU. Excellent specialty back up is available as well as surgical residents and medical students.
Board certification in general surgery and board certification/eligibility in surgical critical care is required for this position. This is an employed position, offering a highly competitive compensation package, including allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses and relocation.
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 the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. 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. Danbury is home to Western Connecticut State University as well as a number of historical sites, museums, theaters and art galleries. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic rolling hills, the area offers a variety of excellent housing and school options. 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.
Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers. This philosophy calls for equal opportunities for employment, training, and advancement regardless of sex, race, creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law.