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Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation (H + H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Effective January 1st, 2016 NYC H + H and PAGNY partner to provide NYC Correctional Health Services.
Correctional Health Services
With approximately 65,000 admissions per year and 10,000 average daily population, the NYC jail system is among the largest in the nation. The Division of Correctional Health Services (CHS) of New York City Health + Hospitals (H + H) is responsible for the delivery of medical care, mental health care and discharge planning in the jail system. CHS is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the criminal-justice involved population and aspires to the highest standards of care, with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community. CHS care includes a comprehensive history and physical at the point of admission, robust screening efforts (HIV, hepatitis C, STDs, TB, etc.) and the management of chronic and acute illness. CHS views incarceration as a crucial opportunity to provide care to an underserved population and improve the population health of the communities to which our patients return. CHS is committed to continuously improving the delivery of care in the security setting, using the system-wide Electronic Health Record as a tool to promote patient safety and population health. CHS has contributed to the literature on medical care in the jail as well as public health concerns related to incarceration and seeks to build on a reputation as a national leader, now integrated into the larger H + H care delivery network. CHS seeks to promote an academic practice environment with ample opportunities for continuous education, clear pathways for career growth and engagement of front line staff in the ongoing process of improving clinical care.
Seeking highly trained physician to provide primary care in the NYC jail system, additional responsibilities will include Education, Quality Improvement and Population Health work. The primary role is to provide primary care to patients in jail based clinics, including performing intake evaluation and treatment, follow up of the range of chronic diseases present in the criminal justice population and providing emergency care with the support of Emergency Medicine physicians. In addition to these duties, this position will be assigned other administrative responsibilities (ie: data analysis, population health, development of policy, peer review for patterns of care delivery (ie. antibiotic usage, referral practices) and clinical education sessions with peers or trainees. Physicians work as part of a care delivery team with strong administrative support staff, integrated nursing and mental health.
This position will require a background check, security clearance and/or drug screening. PAGNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.
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