Chief, Division of Gastroenterology

Derby, Connecticut, United States,
Nov 23, 2022
Apr 01, 2023

About Griffin:

Griffin Hospital is located in the heart of Connecticut’s scenic Lower Naugatuck River Valley which lies east of the City of New Haven and in close proximity to the beautiful shoreline communities of the Long Island Sound. The region is made up of suburban cities and towns, with an eclectic mix of restaurants and entertainment and scenic rolling farmland and parks, that has a strong economic base, excellent schools, competitive affordability, and excellent quality of life. The region also boasts easy commuter train and highway access to nearby New York City as well as Boston, which is a bit further to the Northeast.

Join a Leading Innovator in Person-centered Care:

Griffin Hospital is the flagship of Planetree International’s network of more than 600 care sites in 29 countries across the globe that have adopted a structured, evidenced-based approach to providing health care. The Planetree patient care philosophy centers on the perspectives of the whole person and their loved ones. Planetree hospitals promote a healing environment for patients and caregivers and is committed to addressing the health needs of the surrounding community. As a member of the Griffin Health family, you will be part of an organization committed to high-quality, patient-centered care that has leading patient satisfaction scores and has been recognized four years in a row by Newsweek as a World’s Best Hospital for superior reputation and exceptional performance, and in 2022 was awarded by the Lown Institute as the most Socially Responsible Hospital in Connecticut.

Lead a High Performing Division and State-of-the-art Digestive Disorders Center:

Griffin Hospital, an award-winning, independent community teaching hospital in Southern Connecticut, is seeking an accomplished Board Certified Clinical Gastroenterologist with proven leadership skills to join talented, high performing and supportive colleagues in the thriving gastroenterology section of Griffin Faculty Physicians, the hospital’s rapidly growing, integrated multispecialty medical group practice. The position includes the leadership role of Chief, Division of Gastroenterology in the hospital’s Department of Medicine. Responsibilities for this highly respected position include medical direction of The Digestive Disorders Center at Griffin Hospital – a state-of-the-art G.I. suite equipped with advanced endoscopy technology.


  • Lead the Gastroenterology Section within the Department of Medicine and Medical Director for the Digestive Disorder Center at Griffin Hospital.
  • Examine, obtain medical history and treat acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests.
  • Create treatment plans, and involve patients and family members in those plans.
  • Initiate appropriate specialty referrals.
  • Collaborate on improvement in care delivery and service with management, other physicians and staff.
  • Work with practice management to ensure compliance with billing and coding requirements.
  • Perform procedures at Griffin Hospital’s endoscopy center.
  • Provide on call coverage for gastroenterology at Griffin Hospital. Call rotation is 1 in 4.

Education/Licensing Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited medical school (MD or DO).
  • Board certified or board eligible (new fellowship grads) in Gastroenterology required.
  • Valid and unrestricted Connecticut medical license or ability to obtain.
  • Valid DEA registration and Controlled Substance Certificate.
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical practice as a gastroenterologist.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary plus incentive compensation based on productivity and quality measures.
  • Generous paid time off includes vacation, holidays, sick time and CME.
  • Excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage (including orthodontia)
  • 401k with employer match and CME allowance.
  • H-1B Cap Exempt. Willing to sponsor Green Card applications.

Contact Information:
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