Physiatrist Physician

Employer
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Location
San Jose, California
Posted
Mar 29, 2021
Closes
Mar 29, 2022
Ref
2083874
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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 a full-time BC/BE Brain Injury Medicine Physiatrist, to join our dynamic practice in our Department of PM&R.

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
SCVHHS 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 Department & Position
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) Rehabilitation invites applications for a Brain Injury Medicine Physiatrist to join our dynamic and innovative interdisciplinary team. SCVMC Rehabilitation is regionally and nationally known for having expertise in managing complex Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and Stroke patients. In addition to having a leading Rehabilitation program, SCVMC is a Level 1 Trauma Center and regional Stroke Center located in the heart of Silicon Valley in San Jose, California.

We are recruiting for a Brain Injury Medicine Physiatrist to manage patients during acute rehabilitation, perform inpatient consults, and treat patients in our outpatient rehabilitation clinics. A successful candidate would bring outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills, administrative ability, commitment to caring for the underserved, and a desire to teach the next generation of physiatrists. The position offers competitive salary and excellent benefits, as well as a unique opportunity for service, teaching, career growth, and Northern California life.
Outstanding opportunities await in this position, including leadership in program development, research collaboration with our Rehabilitation Research Center, and resident and medical student education. SCVMC Rehabilitation is a core training site for the Stanford Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency program and offers the chance to mentor and educate residents, as well as Stanford University affiliated appointment as teaching faculty in PM&R. We are seeking enthusiastic and collaborative applicants who are subspecialty BC/BE in Brain Injury Medicine.

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.

The San Francisco Bay Area is well known for its rich diversity of cultures. Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System seeks candidates whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The County of Santa Clara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious belief, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or preference, pregnancy, marital status, disability, medical condition, political belief, veterans status, organizational affiliation or association with any individual in any of these groups. Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System is committed to inclusion for all of its patients, employees, and community.

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