Director, Geriatrics Division in the Department of Medicine - Jacobi Medical Center & North Cent...

Employer
Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location
The Bronx, New York
Posted
Oct 22, 2021
Closes
Oct 22, 2022
Ref
2121469
Specialty
Geriatrics
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 support our 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.  

 

In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi our teams accommodate more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.

 

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.

The Jacobi Medical Center/North Central Bronx (Jacobi/NCB) Department of Medicine is recruiting an experienced and skilled Geriatrician to Lead and Build a robust Geriatric Division in the Department of Medicine at our Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx hospitals to enhance the care of our elderly population.  The selected candidate will be the Inaugural Director of the Division of Geriatrics in the Jacobi/NCB Department of Medicine.  We are also simultaneously recruiting four full time Geriatric Physicians for this division with two at the Jacobi Medical Center and two at North Central Bronx Hospital.

We are located in the North Bronx caring for a diverse and highly vulnerable population.  The position will initially be primarily focused on the care of our ambulatory geriatric patients working with full time academic dedicated primary care internists but will also include Inpatient Geriatric Consultation for the Department of Medicine and other departments as needed.  The clinical care at Jacobi/NCB is integrated with the education of our internal medicine residents and students at both hospitals.  Other team members will include, Geriatricians, NP support, geriatric psychologists and psychiatrists, nursing and social work support along with four full time Attending Geriatric Physicians.

The position comes with a faculty appointment at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Teaching responsibilities include both didactic and clinical teaching of medical students and residents.  The selected candidate will work to create innovative educational experiences in the training of individuals caring for a growing aging population.  Come join us for the opportunity for a rewarding and exciting career.

The ideal candidate will be Board Certified in Internal Medicine and have completed an accredited Geriatric fellowship.   At least 5 years of clinical experience post fellowship is preferred.   It is essential for the selected individual to be a strong collaborative leader, team player and innovator.

Qualifications:

  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification in Geriatrics
  • Possess or eligible for a New York State Medical License
  • At least 5 years of clinical experience post fellowship is preferred
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire

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 and dollars
  • Medical Malpractice policy coverage

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your CV to Loretta Modesto, Senior Physician Recruiter for PAGNY, at ModestoL@pagny.org

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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