Part Time Rheumatologist Physician

Employer
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Location
San Jose, California
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Closes
Jun 11, 2020
Ref
1991255
Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Part Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Part Time Rheumatologist Physician for Large Public Health and Hospital System in Silicon Valley

Better Health for All

Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System (SCVHHS), a large public teaching healthcare system, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking part-time BC/BE rheumatologist physician, to join our dynamic practice in our Department of Medicine.

We offer the unparalleled opportunity to gain the long-term personal and professional satisfaction of serving our patients and our diverse community, while teaching the next generation of health care providers, in one of the best places to live in the United States.

About the organization

Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System (SCVHHS) is the second-largest County-owned health and hospital system in California and is committed to improving the health of the 1.8 million people of Santa Clara County. As of March 2019, SCVHHS is comprised of three hospitals: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC - a 574-bed central hospital), O Connor Hospital (OCH), and Saint Louise Regional Hospital (SLRH); in addition SCVHHS includes a large primary care network comprised of nine health centers throughout the County (including our newest center in downtown San Jose, which opened in 2016), several urgent care clinics, a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, comprehensive dental services, a large behavioral health department, public health, EMS, and Valley Health Plan.

SCVMC itself hosts five residency training programs and partners with Stanford University Medical Center for the training of residents and fellows in many Stanford-based specialties. SCVMC also features a Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Center, Primary Stroke Center, and a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center. Owing to its geographic location and specialty offerings, SCVMC not only serves the County, but also the larger region.

Providers in our health system also have the unique opportunity to use our integrated electronic health record (Epic), which brings together system-wide patient information. Recently, the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recognized SCVMC for achieving its highest level of success (Stage 7), based on our continuous innovation and optimization of our inpatient and outpatient EHR.

About the community

SCVMC is located in San Jose, California in the heart of Silicon Valley, offering a diverse choice of cultural, recreational, and lifestyle opportunities. Our physicians live in a range of communities, including urban (e.g., San Francisco), university (e.g., Palo Alto), high tech (e.g., many cities of Silicon Valley), mountain (e.g., Los Gatos), beach (e.g. Santa Cruz), and rural/agricultural (e.g., Gilroy). Situated in one of the most desirable regions of the country only 45 minutes from the Monterey Bay and three hours from the Sierra Nevada our physicians enjoy a very high quality of life.

About the Division of Rheumatology

The Division of Rheumatology currently has 4 rheumatologists. We see a wide array of rheumatologic conditions. We collaborate with outstanding specialists from other divisions. We have a fully integrated electronic medical record system, infusion center and specialty pharmacy. We thrive to provide state of the art care for our patients many of whom are underserved. We are passionate about mentoring trainees, collaborating on projects to improve quality of care. We have an ultrasound machine in our clinic and some of our faculty are USSONAR trained.

About the Position

The primary responsibilities for this position are providing patient care in general rheumatology clinic, outpatient procedures and inpatient consultation. In addition to patient care, the selected candidate will participate in the teaching and training of students, residents, and rheumatology fellows. Candidate must be passionate about providing quality care for the underserved. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in rheumatology. Applicants are required to have an MD or equivalent and must be eligible for licensure in the State of California.

About compensation and benefits

We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefit package (including 53 days of leave per year), paid malpractice, vibrant professional environment, opportunity for career growth, and the opportunity to serve a multicultural patient population. SCVMC is an Equal Opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining a practice with unparalleled personal and professional advantages, then please submit your letter of interest and CV to Roya Rousta at MD.Recruitment@hhs.sccgov.org.

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