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Full Time Nephrologist Physicians for Large Public Health and Hospital System in Silicon Valley

Employer
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Location
San Jose, California
Closing date
Oct 1, 2022

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Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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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 full-time BC/BE nephrologist physician, to join our dynamic practice in our Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Nephrology.

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 1.9 million people of Santa Clara County. SCVHHS is comprised of three hospitals:  Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC - a 731-bed central hospital), O’Connor Hospital (OCH - 358 licensed beds), and Saint Louise Regional Hospital (SLRH – 93 licensed beds); in addition SCVHHS includes a large primary care network comprised of eleven  health centers throughout the County, 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, Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, ABA verified Burn Center, Primary Stroke Center, and a nationally recognized 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 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., Morgan Hill and 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 Nephrology

Our Division of Nephrology provides consultative inpatient and outpatient care for patients with chronic kidney disease, hypertension, ESKD and transplant.  Our practice is a key training site for SCVMC internal medicine residents, Stanford medical students and Stanford Nephrology fellows.  Physicians who join our Division of Nephrology are pleased to find a very collegial work environment, with robust specialty and ancillary support.

 

About the Position

We are recruiting for a full-time clinical nephrologist. Qualified candidates should be board eligible or board certified in Adult Nephrology. Clinical responsibilities include coverage of inpatient nephrology consultation service, outpatient clinics and dialysis rounds. Candidates will also supervise and teach medical students, interns, residents and nephrology fellows.

 

About compensation and benefits

We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefit package (including 54 days of leave per year), paid malpractice (with tail coverage), vibrant professional environment, opportunity for career growth, and the opportunity to serve a multicultural patient population.   

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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