Director of Hepatology Service

Employer
Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Posted
Aug 18, 2020
Closes
Aug 18, 2021
Ref
2051826
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

Responsibilities:

The Director of Hepatology is in charge of overseeing and running the outpatient liver clinic and inpatient liver consultation service

Provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for patients with chronic liver disease (including but not limited to cirrhoris, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, alcoholic hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary birrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis); acute liver failure, and liver enzyme abnormalities.

Provide comprehensive care for inpatients and outpatients with gastrointestinal problems

Perform diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures (including upper endoscopy, colonscopy, and push enteroscopy)

Supervise and mentor gastroenterology fellows and medicine residents assigned to the gastroenterology and hepatology service

Provide weekend and evening call coverage for gastroenterology services at H+H/Kings County and SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Qualifications:

Qualifications include:

  • Board Certification or Eligibility in Gastroenterology
  • Current NYS license (or the ability to obtain one)
  • Ability to speak Spanish highly desired
  • Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
  • Generous paid time off program
  • CME days
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center
  • Visa candidates are considered

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