• Attending Physician - Hospitalist ( Detox Unit)

    Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Regular Full-Time
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island
  • Overview

    Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of New York State’s largest multispecialty physician groups, focused on delivering exceptional patient-centered care.  


    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, our teams accommodate more than 250,000 outpatient visits, more than 89,000 emergency room visits, and with 371 beds, more than 15,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in order to maintain its high standards of health-care delivery.


    The primary function is to provide comprehensive, compassionate quality care to the patients of NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney island.  Under supervision of the Site Medical Director with broad latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Staff Physician is an integral part of the medical team at his/her facility.  He/She is expected to take a leading role in the delivery of health care services to our patients.  In addition, he/she is responsible for the supervision of the Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. 

    Attending Physician Behavioral Health – Position is a Hospitalist role assigned to the Detox Unit, M-F 9am-5pm and the physician will provide medical supervision of patients hospitalized on the detox service.


    The day in the life of a Hospitalist includes but not limited:

    • Examines patients, orders or performs appropriate diagnostic tests.
    • Formulates diagnosis, directs or performs appropriate therapeutic treatment and counsels patients.
    • Consults with other members of the professional staff as needed.
    • Timely completion of documentation in the Electronic Health Record.
    • Provides clinical guidance and direction to the house staff and other members of the health-care team as needed.
    • Advises the less experienced members of the professional medical staff.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the Privacy and Security rules outlined in the HIPPA guideline.
    • Assists in the establishment and maintenance of standards of performance for physicians and other professional employees working in the service.
    • Knowledge of and commitment to achieving facility performance indicator (p.i) targets.
    • Maintains required credentials, current licensure and CME requirements.
    • Performs other administrative, professional, consultative duties as needed by the Department Chair person.
    • Adheres and conforms to all hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
    • Adheres to the departmental attendance policy.
    • Complies with and maintains Employee Health requirements.



    • Successful completion of an accredited residency program in the appropriate clinical specialty
    • Graduate of an approved medical school
    • Possession of a valid DEA license
    • Buprenorhine Training is required
    • Possession of a valid license to practice in New York State
    • Current Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board or eligibility to obtain Board Certification within 5 years


    EOE M/F/D/V


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