Ridgefield, CT- Primary Care Physician

Primary Care Physician Opening in Ridgefield, Connecticut (45 miles from New York City)

Affiliated with Danbury Hospital, Nuvance Health, is seeking a Full-time or part-time Internal Medicine/Pediatrics or Family Practice Primary Care Physician for our Ridgefield Primary Care and Pediatrics Practice in Ridgefield, CT. We are seeking a BC or BE IM/Peds (double boarded) or Family Practice Physician to work in a well-established primary care practice that currently has 7 experienced providers – two IM/pediatrics  physicians, two Family Medicine Physicians, two Internal Medicine Physicians, one PA and one APRN. Our offices have embedded behavioral health consultants, and ambulatory care managers to help in the care of patients with mental health disorders and complex medical issues.

The practice is in a new state of the art 12,000 sq. foot facility with fully implemented EMR located 45 miles north of NYC within a picturesque New England town. It has a very strong sense of community, abundance of outdoor activities, proximity to theater, sports & cultural centers, and nationally renowned public and private schools which make this a tremendous location in which to practice medicine.

This is an employed position with Nuvance Health Medical Practice. Market-based, competitive total compensation package including base salary, incentive pay, paid time off, CME time off and allowance, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401k match, and contribution are included. Hiring bonus and relocation stipend may also be available.

The ideal candidate will be a compassionate primary care physician who will provide comprehensive care in a team-based environment to our population of patients. This includes not only caring for acute and chronic conditions but working with multidisciplinary support staff to promote the health and well-being of our entire panel of covered lives. This is an office-based position providing outpatient services only, utilizing a state-of-the-art Electronic Health Record fully integrated across all our hospitals and sites.

Nuvance Health Medical Practice (NHMP) understands the importance of clinician wellness. “Burnout” is a national phenomenon threatening many health systems and impacts on patient care.  NHMP is committed to ensuring joy in medical practice and has implemented a number of programs to combat “burnout” and ensure a culture of support for all of our employees:

  • Virtual scribes – to reduce charting time and enable clinicians to work top of license with more face-to-face time with their patients.
  • Daily Management System (practice huddles) to ensure collaboration and problem solving occurs at the practice level – the clinicians and support staff know how best to solve for complex challenges.
  • In-Box management support
  • On Call Nurse Triage- the on -call messages are first triaged by a nurse based on vetted protocol to decrease the on-call workload. The on-call duties are light with an average of 2-3 weekdays/month and one weekend every other month.



Job Requirements:

  • MD or DO with CT State License, Federal DEA and State Controlled Substance Registration
  • Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine/Pediatrics or Family Practice Residency
  • Experienced Primary Care Physicians or new grads are welcome.
  • Must be Board Certified or be Board Eligible
  • Off-hour coverage – Shared among multiple providers, phone-calls only with nurse triage

Nuvance Health Medical Practice 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, contact Amy Rosoff at [email protected]


Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe, you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.


Salary range:

$275,000 – $325,000 annually commensurate or relative to experience

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