Lead Physician: Transitions of Care Post-Acute Care

Employer
Merritt Hawkins
Location
Sacramento, California
Closing date
May 5, 2023

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Specialty
General Practice
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Job Description & Requirements
Lead Physician: Transitions of Care Post-Acute Care in California
StartDate: ASAP

UC Davis Health Transitions of Care Department is seeking a Lead Physician and a Staff Physician to join a multispecialty team. The TOC program aims to enhance the experience of a patient’s clinical outcomes by ensuring seamless patient flow as they are discharged from the hospital and connect to their post-discharge clinical and community resources. The TOC SNF Collaborative Program currently has partnerships with five facilities in Sacramento and co-manages all aspects of care and resources for all TOC-identified patients, including those identified as high utilizers and at high risk for readmission. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in family or internal medicine with a preference for geriatric fellowship training.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Leadership and staff positions
  • Multispecialty team consists of physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, and clinical care coordinators
  • Provide clinical care at two SNF facilities and a Post Discharge Clinic to patients that no longer require tertiary or quaternary UCD services but require short-term rehab services and SNF support – average census between 50 to 65 patients
  • Signing bonus available
  • Generous time off
  • Lead Physician - Protected time for post-acute care program development, QI, and other administrative duties
About UC Davis Medical Center
UC Davis Medical Center is ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals for 2021-22 in 9 adult medical specialties, according to the annual US News & World Report Best Hospitals survey published in July 2021. In regional rankings, UC Davis Medical Center was recognized once again as No. 1 in the Sacramento area and among the top 10 in California.

Community Information — Close to Lake Tahoe, Napa, and the San Francisco Bay Area,
our practice location in Sacramento, California, offers a significantly lower cost of living than San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and other parts of California. One of the most historic areas of California, our city is filled with community events and activities as well as endless opportunities to experience adventure in the surrounding scenic nature.
  • Exceptional public and private schools and remarkable housing options
  • Consistent sunshine and an abundance of outdoor recreation
  • Access to plenty of big-city amenities, including a vibrant downtown area, professional sports, and an international airport
  • Located in convenient proximity to Lake Tahoe, Napa, and the San Francisco Bay Area
  • US News ranks California #7 in “Best States for Healthcare”
  • Short drive to explore Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park, Monterrey Peninsula, and San Francisco
  • Culturally diverse city
  • Vibrant downtown - recognized for its over 600 murals and urban forest
  • Experience the arts, opera, ballet, theatre, and more
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy kayaking and boating — a short commute to snow skiing
  • “Farm to Fork capital” — foodies and restauranteurs fully embrace the area’s agricultural heritage
  • Outstanding public schools — providers rave about the schooling options for their children
  • International airport
About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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