Physician House Calls Program Physician

Employer
Northwell Health Physician Partners
Location
New York, New York
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
2055127
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Are you looking for a truly rewarding way to practice medicine? Is the ability to have a deeper connection to patients important to you? Do you want to be able to spend the time you need with your patients to deliver the best care possible? Would you like to expand your practice to outside of the four walls of an office or hospital? If so, keep reading!

Northwell Health s Department of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician to join our House Calls Program.

Addressing the needs of today s chronically ill and aging population, Northwell s House Calls Program provides expert medical care within the privacy and comfort of patients homes. The House Calls Program serves patients in New York City, Long Island, Staten Island and Westchester who have difficulty traveling to doctor appointments. Our care team models consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and medical coordinators that provide telemedicine and at-home visits to diagnose, treat, and coordinate the highest quality care at home. In-home diagnostics include comprehensive labs drawn by phlebotomists, x-rays, ultrasounds, echocardiograms, and more. A wide array of in-home treatments are available to help older adults age safely in place. This practice combines personal connection with patients and caregivers with high quality medical care that is tailored to meet the needs of the individual patient.

Highlights includes:

  • Very competitive salary & benefits
  • Great work life balance
  • Work on a nationally recognized team
  • Opportunities for teaching fellows, residents and medical students
  • Opportunities for research, presentations, and publications
  • Academic appointments at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Geographically-based team structure

This is truly a unique opportunity to use your medical knowledge and skills to make a difference in the lives of patients and caregivers in need. Our award-winning program was chosen by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to participate in the Independence at Home (IAH) national demonstration of the effectiveness of home-based primary care. Northwell s House Calls programs was recently ranked number one nationally for performance in (IAH) by Medicare.

The safety of our patients and our staff are of the utmost importance. Our enrollment process ensures a firm understanding of social situation as well as the medical situation prior to home visits. The appropriate PPE will always be provided. Travel reimbursement is provided for in-home visits.

Board certification or fellowship training in palliative care or geriatrics is a plus. Must be comfortable working independently and in interdisciplinary teams.

Northwell Health is New York State s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners are working to change health care for the better. We re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

For further details or to apply, please email the Office of Physician Recruitment at: OPR@northwell.edu

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