Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Primary Care Physician - NYC Correctional Health

US-NY-Queens
ID
2016-2271
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Medicine
Rikers Island

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation (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. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

 

 

Correctional Health Services

 

With approximately 60,000 admissions per year and 10,000 average daily population in twelve jails citywide, the NYC jail system is among the largest in the nation. The Division of Correctional Health Services (CHS) of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation is responsible for the delivery of medical and behavioral health care, social work services, discharge planning and reentry services 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. CHS is a national leader in the delivery of health care to the justice-involved population and works continuously to improve access to, and quality and continuity of, care within the jail system.

 

We are currently accepting applications from Primary Care Physicians.  

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Description:

CHS is seeking Full time, Part Time and Per Diem Physicians to join our team at Rikers Island in East Elmhurst, NY as well as sites in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx.

Staff physicians provide primary care to patients in jail based clinics, perform intake evaluation and treatment and provide emergency care with the support of Emergency Medicine physicians.

The healthcare system is a single-payer system that requires no physician time dedicated to billing. No administrative work is expected outside of work hours, promoting career/life balance.

Physicians work as part of a care delivery team with strong administrative support staff, integrated nursing and mental health.

Compensation and benefits are competitive and malpractice is covered.

 

 

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

-Registration to practice medicine in New York State

-ACLS Certification and Infection Control Certification

-Current Federal DEA License

-Board Certification Preferred

This position will require a background check, security clearance and/or drug screening.  PAGNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

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