Full-Time Gynecologic Oncology (Gyn/Onc) Opening at Western Connecticut Health - Danbury and Nor...

Western Connecticut Health Network
Danbury, Connecticut
Oct 18, 2019
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Excellent Full-Time Gynecologic Oncology Opening at Western Connecticut Health Danbury and Norwalk, Connecticut (60 miles from NYC)

Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a full-time Gynecologic Oncology (Gyn/Onc) Physician for our Danbury and Norwalk Hospital locations in Fairfield County, Connecticut. We are located about 50-60 miles northeast of New York City, near the border of Westchester and Putnam counties in New York State. This is an established and busy practice with teaching responsibilities to residents and medical students and anticipated plans for a Gynecologic Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship beginning next year under the leadership of our Chair, Dr. Linus Chuang. Our hospitals have state of the art da Vinci robotic systems and excellent physician assistant support. Position includes opportunity for academic appointment.

The ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible in Gyn Onc and looking to join a dedicated and collegial team and support staff. Coverage will be divided between our Danbury and Norwalk locations. Danbury Hospital is supported by our OB/GYN residency program and Norwalk Hospital has 24/7 OB/GYN hospitalist coverage. There is opportunity for faculty appointment with University of Vermont as well as translational and clinical research opportunities in addition to potential leadership roles within the OB/GYN Department for interested candidates. We are a full member of the NRG Gynecologic Oncology Group.

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. Norwalk Hospital has 366 beds and approximately 50,000 ED visits per year. As teaching hospitals, 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 400+ physicians and 150+ advanced practice providers, as well as 70 outpatient practice locations serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.

Danbury, Connecticut, in Fairfield County, is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, about 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. This beautiful suburban location boasts excellent housing and school systems. 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, and boating in state and regional parks and preserves. Boston, New York City, New Haven and Hartford are easily accessible via train, car, or bus.

Astride a hill with a commanding view of the Long Island Sound, Norwalk Hospital serves a varied and attractive region of Southern Connecticut. The hospital is just minutes from beautiful places to hike, swim, sail or walk along the beach. Connecticut Magazine recently named South Norwalk as the hottest nightspot between Boston and New York City, with a plethora of theater groups and restaurants to choose from. New York City is easily accessible by car or train.

Western Connecticut Health Network 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.

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