Urgent Care - Pediatrics

Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Santa Cruz, California
Jan 04, 2019
Jan 04, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Part Time
Position Type

Opportunity Information

Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG) has a 0.5 FTE opportunity for a BC/BE Pediatrician to join our Medical Group in Santa Cruz, California. The successful applicant would be comfortable with laceration repairs, suture removals, incision and drainage, familiar with reading x-rays and treating fractures.  Shifts are evenings and weekends. Opportunity consists of sick visits only, no well-child care.

Our full service Urgent Care Clinics provide a terrific opportunity to practice in a dynamic, patient-centered setting.  By building on a long established tradition of medical excellence, Palo Alto Medical Foundation has expanded its Urgent Care Service line, and continues to provide a unique model of patient care, where primary and specialty care coexist in collegiate and collaborative multi-specialty medical centers. Our Pediatric Urgent Care Centers are staffed by nurses, medical assistants and patient service representatives who work closely as a team to care for each patient. We collaborate with a talented team of hundreds of medical specialists in tackling complicated diagnoses and treatments. Urgent Care clinics are supported by imaging and lab diagnostic services at all of our locations.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Physician-led and collegial environment
  • 0. 5 FTE is 17.5 patient contact hours
  • No Overnight Shifts.
  • Relocation allowance
  • Malpractice tail coverage
  • Shareholder track position leading toward full shareholdership following 24 months of employment
  • Very competitive salary guarantee plus incentive
  • Generous benefit package

Community Information

Situated on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay about 70 miles south of San Francisco, Santa Cruz offers a moderate climate and the best of many worlds. For outdoor enthusiasts, Santa Cruz is a wonderful combination of beach, ocean and mountains. Well known as a Mecca for surfers, Santa Cruz also offers magnificent redwoods for hiking and mountain-biking and the San Lorenzo River for fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Long stretches of tree-lined and coastal roads offer the perfect venues for road cyclists. Fisherman and sailors will appreciate convenient access to the ocean from the Santa Cruz Harbor and the Municipal Wharf, which also features a variety of shops and restaurants.

Santa Cruz's downtown center, the Pacific Garden Mall, is home to the Museum of Art and History and features outstanding restaurants, unique shops, wine tasting rooms, sidewalk cafes, and an abundance of coffee shops. Santa Cruz is also a cultural hub, featuring several live performance venues, the annual Open Studios tour, boutique art stores and the Tannery Arts Center. Adding to the character of the community, the University of California is nestled in foothills above Santa Cruz, and the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk was named Best Boardwalk in the country by USA Today. Santa Cruz County is also an agriculture center, known for its production of strawberries, raspberries, artichokes and Brussels sprouts.

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