Psychiatry Job in Norwalk, Connecticut

Excellent Academic Director of Consult-Liaison Psychiatry Opening in Norwalk, Connecticut (Coastal CT 50 miles from New York City)

Norwalk Hospital

Physician - Psychiatry


Job Description

Excellent Academic Director of Consult-Liaison Psychiatry Opening in Norwalk, Connecticut (Coastal CT 50 miles from New York City)

Nuvance Health, formerly known as Western Connecticut Health, is seeking a full-time Director of Consult-Liaison Psychiatry (psychiatrist) at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. Norwalk Hospital is a satellite campus of the University of Vermont College of Medicine as well as a primary teaching site for Nuvance Health’s general psychiatry residency program.  Norwalk Hospital is located in suburban Fairfield County about 50 miles northeast of New York City along the shore of the Long Island Sound. Our established practice has seven psychiatrists and two nurse practitioners. Our busy practice is long established with a highly collegial and supportive working environment. Our program offers teaching appointments, working with Nuvance Health psychiatry residents and medical students from the University of Vermont. Part-time option will be considered.

The ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible in psychiatry. Spanish speaking is a plus. Occasional weekend coverage is shared with a nurse practitioner and paid at an additional highly competitive per diem rate. This is an employed position with a highly competitive compensation package, including allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses, CME time, and relocation stipend.

Norwalk Hospital has 366 beds and is also a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 50,000 ED visits per year. As a teaching hospital, we are associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine and the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Our Medical Group includes 900+ physicians and advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.

Norwalk Hospital is ideally situated in suburban Fairfield County, Connecticut, along the Long Island Sound. The city of Norwalk is rich in cultural diversity and offers many venues for 4 season outdoor and indoor recreation. There are excellent public and private schools and universities in our area.  New York City is easily accessible by car or train.  Norwalk Hospital has been a proud part of this community since 1892.

Norwalk Hospital is now part of Nuvance Health. Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jeanette Unger, Physician Recruiter, via email jeanette.unger@nuvancehealth.org or phone (203)739-7864. All inquiries are strictly confidential.

We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.


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Job ID: 0ddbb38f-bb17-4059-8b62-68a298ab48bd

Practice Type: Hospital Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

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Hiring Organization


Norwalk Hospital
34 Maple St
Norwalk, Connecticut 06856


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