Geriatric Medicine Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Hartford, Connecticut
Posted
Jun 19, 2019
Closes
Jun 18, 2020
Ref
1992644
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Geriatric Medicine physician to join an established team at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center located in Hartford, Connecticut.

This is a full-time opportunity to join an established team of Geriatricians and APRNs within the region s premier teaching hospital. In this role, the Geriatrician can direct patient care in inpatient and outpatient settings, teach on-site medical staff and in the classroom through a faculty appointment at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Quinnipiac School of Medicine and provide leadership with a medical directorship at Saint Mary Home-an affiliated facility located two miles from the hospital. This collegial department works collaboratively with specialists and nursing staff throughout the system, including a close working relationship with the palliative care team.

The successful candidate should be a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician with CAQ's in Geriatrics, proven experience providing care for aging populations within an academic setting, and eligibility for faculty appointment with our academic partners. The team is seeking a physician who demonstrates excellence in their practice and shares the core values of idealism, stewardship, reverence and justice.

As part of Trinity Health Of New England - the region s largest nonprofit health system providers experience a culture of collaborative practice that empowers physicians to work at their highest level, while allowing time for professional development and family life. Whether you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, you will thrive at Trinity Health Of New England.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center offer a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group is the driving force behind Trinity Health of New England the region s largest nonprofit health system. From Springfield, Massachusetts down through Connecticut, our inspired care team of more than 740 providers working together is united by a shared commitment to help patients achieve optimal health. With 95 integrated practice locations, we represent the full breadth of medical, surgical and primary care specialties delivering exceptional care to patients in communities throughout Trinity Health Of New England s expansive service area.

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is a 617-bed acute care hospital in Hartford, Connecticut serving the north central Connecticut area since 1897. Part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system, it is a high-performing Level II Trauma Center (seeking ACS Level I trauma verification in the upcoming year) and an advanced tertiary care referral center with a robust group of consultants and specialists. Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is also a major teaching hospital, academically affiliated with both the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. It offers opportunities to conduct clinical research and teach graduate and undergraduate medical and surgical learners.

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is routinely ranked among the best in the nation for patient safety and quality of care. The hospital is frequently honored by some of the most prestigious organizations and groups, including Becker s Hospital Review, CareChex and WomenCertified. In 2016, Saint Francis was ranked among Health Care s Most Wired hospitals, selected by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, and recognized by HIMSS Analytics as an Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) Stage 7 organization. These recognitions are a testament to the level of care, innovative treatment and attention to detail that Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center physicians and advanced practitioners provide to patients each day.

Trinity Health Of New England is just beginning its story. Formed in 2015, the regional ministry's roots date back more than 100 years. The region s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit Catholic health system is a strategic partnership that includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Trinity Health Of New England serves a population of 3 million people with a singular patient focus: providing the best possible care, for the best possible outcomes. Focused on provider collaboration and rapidly growing, there are over 13,000 physicians, advanced practitioners and caregivers who, like you, put their patients above all else. This duality of progressive caregiving, combined with a deep commitment to meeting the needs of the most underserved in our communities, is a formula that resonates deeply with the legacies of our clinical partners in this region.

Trinity Health Of New England s collaborative practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level and allows time for professional development and family life. Whether focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, it s time to join Trinity Health Of New England.

As a member of Trinity Health, based in Livonia, Michigan, one of the nation's largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, Trinity Health Of New England is uniquely positioned to advance health care through alliances with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and through its own research institutions dedicated to the development of primary care, new treatments for cancer and MS, and much more.


COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Hartford, Connecticut - The state capital, has a population of approximately 125,000 residents. Home to Armsmear, the historic residence of industrialist Samuel Colt, inventor of the Colt revolver, Hartford now hosts major corporations, including Aetna, Cigna, United Technologies and Bank of America. Hartford has good public and private schools, as well as higher-education institutions, including Trinity College and the University of Connecticut. Hartford is served by major highways, Amtrak, Connecticut Transit and Bradley International Airport.

Practicing in Hartford, puts you in the heart of New England. This small city environment of 125,000 residents offers a tremendous selection of welcoming neighborhoods in which to live, excellent public and private schools, great restaurants, shopping, music, museums and historical areas. The central New England location puts you in close proximity to New York City and Boston with easy access to dependable air and rail services.

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