Per Diem Hospitalist

Danbury Health Systems Danbury , CT 06811

Posted 3 months ago

Nuvance Health is seeking a Per Diem Hospitalist for Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, CT. Work in a collegial work environment with experienced physicians in busy hospital in a family friendly location with close proximity to NYC.

Norwalk Hospital, a member of the Western Connecticut Health Network, is seeking highly competent, well trained internists or family practitioners to join our expanding team of inpatient specialist physicians. Norwalk Hospital is a Yale-affiliated community teaching hospital with a robust internal medicine residency program located less than an hour from NYC in beautiful Fairfield County.

Job Summary:

Provide medical care to patients, assist them to recover from acute illnesses and minimize the effects of chronic illnesses.

Responsibilities:

1.Assesses the patient's condition by obtaining a complete medical history obtaining physical data and reviewing the patient's medical record.
2.Orders the appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures required to evaluate the illness.
3.Interprets and integrates data to determine the appropriate diagnosis & therapeutic treatment plan.
4.Consults with other physicians and medical specialists in accordance with the Practice's policies & medical standards to assure patient & physician satisfaction.
5.Records all symptoms, objective findings, assessment, treatment plan and other information that is appropriate in the patient's chart & reviews the typed dictation.
6.Instructs the patient and family regarding the patients diagnosis, testing, treatment, expected outcome & future prevention.
7.Evaluates the outcome of the treatment plan by reviewing diagnostic results, calling the patients and/or requesting a return visit to ensure efficient, timely & cost effective medical care.
8.Provides medical guidance to and encourages the continued development of the Practice's physicians' assistants, nursing staff, medical support staff & rotating interns as it relates to medical care of the patient.
9.Ensures the satisfaction of internal and external customers.
10. Promotes the Practice's fiscal viability and supports the achievement of financial goals.
11. Performs organizational responsibilities to achieve the Practice's and WCMG missions through a process of total quality improvement.
12. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • 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 a minimum of two shifts per month (8-12 hour shifts) either weekdays or weekends, Teaching or Non-Teaching (approximately 7 AM 7 PM) or Nights (must be 7 PM- 7 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 www.nuvancehealth.org.

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.

For more info about job #1557 contact Amy Rosoff at amy.rosoff@wchn.org

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.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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 at 203-739-7330 (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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