Yale New Haven Health System

  • GERIATRICIAN

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    59457
    Department
    YNH GERIATRIC SERVICES PC
    Category
    PHYSICIANS
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MON - FRI WITH ROTATING EVENING AND WEEKEND CALL
    Work Hours
    8:30 A - 5:00 PM OR UNTIL WORK IS COMPLETED
    Work Shift
    ROTATING EVENING AND WEEKEND CALL
    Requisition ID
    2017-13124
  • Overview

    Geriatrician

    New Haven, Connecticut

    NEMG Yale New Haven Geriatric Services

    Northeast Medical Group (NEMG) Yale New Haven (YNH) Geriatric Services if looking for a full-time geriatrician to join our innovative practice in a variety of settings (ambulatory primary care, Home care, Subacute rehabilitation, Inpatient and Outpatient consultation, Assisted Living Facilities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities). We also provide co-management to older adults on select inpatient units of Yale New Haven Hospital.

    The ideal candidate will be fellowship trained in Geriatrics with board certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and demonstrate excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently.

    NEMG Yale New Haven Geriatric Services physicians hold clinical faculty appointments at the Yale School of Medicine. They participate in the education of Yale Geriatrics fellows, Internal Medicine residents and medical students and may have the opportunity to collaborate in clinical research projects.

    As part of Yale New Haven Health, NEMG YNH Geriatric Services offers competitive salaries, a stimulating work environment, collaborative co-workers and a financially stable health system.


    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

     

    If interested, please email Tyrita Stewart, Physician Recruiter- Tyrita.Stewart@ynhh.org

     

    No Agencies Please

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Clinical Practice:
      • 1.1 As patients are assigned in the nursing home setting or switch to one of the primary care practices the M.D. is to admit the patient to the practice in a timely manner and to ensure safe, high quality and efficient care that is coordinated with other clinical professionals.
    • 2. Education:
      • 2.1 Identifies information needs of team members, patients and families.
    • 3. Quality Improvement/Customer Satisfaction
      • 3.1 Participates in team-based quality improvement and patient/customer satisfaction initiatives.
    • 4. Patient Safety
      • 4.1 Practices medicine in a manner to maximize patient safety.
    • 5. Operations
      • 5.1 Follows all Northeast Medical Group - YNH Geriatric Services policies and procedures.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    M.D. degree, full residency training and Board eligibility/certification in internal medicine mandatory. Internal Medicine Board certified with Added Qualifications in Geriatrics preferred. Must have attending medical staff privileges at Yale-New Haven Hospital, hold a valid Connecticut medical license, Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    Two years of experience in primary care or nursing home care and/or completion of fellowship in primary care or geriatric care.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Cirrent MD license

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.

     

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