With approximately 55,000 admissions per year and an average daily population of 10,000, the NYC jail system is one of the largest in the nation. NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Service (CHS) is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the justice-involved population and, with PAGNY’s active support, aspires to the highest standards of care with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community.
CHS is seeking Full time, Part Time and Per Diem Physicians to join our team at Rikers Island in Astoria, 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.