Relocate to Ridgecrest, California near the Sierras! Family Medicine Physician - Great Benefits

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital
San Diego, California
Closing date
Feb 8, 2025

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Occupation Physician
Specialty Family Practice-Without OB
Salary $289,000 – $320,000 yearly
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location 93555, Ridgecrest, California, United States
Visa Sponsorship Yes

Job Description
Last Update: 2/05/24

We are seeking a Primary Care Physician to join our Rural Health Clinic. The ideal candidate will be a compassionate and dedicated professional, committed to providing high-quality outpatient care. This role involves working closely with our team to deliver patient-focused services and contribute to the overall well-being of our patients. Ridgecrest Regional Hospital (RRH) has earned recognition from the American Medical Association (AMA) as a Joy in Medicine™ recognized organization.

Patient Care & Treatment
  • Provide excellent and comprehensive patient care. Develop and communicate effective treatment plans with patients and their caregivers.
  • Conduct thorough medical examinations and maintain detailed patient records.
  • Update patient information and medical records with the latest findings and treatments in the hospital's electronic medical records.
  • Management of services in accordance with established Clinic’s policies/procedures
  • Order tests for healthcare staff to administer.
  • Review and interpret test results.
  • Reasonable patient load
  • Collaborative Teamwork
  • Work alongside a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.
  • You’ll work with an assistant, and scribe service (or Ai scribe) to better manage your administrative workload.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • Contribute to a supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Qualifications
  • Excellent Bedside Manners
  • M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited institution.
  • An active CA Medical License is required to start. Assistance is available for out-of-state license transfer.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.
  • Benefits You'll Enjoy
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance.
  • Professional development opportunities and CME support.
  • Relocation support with temporary housing
  • VISA and Green Card sponsorship
  • Optional 4-day work week
  • Student loan forgiveness program, and eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Productivity bonus above base compensation, as permissible under applicable laws
  • Benefit Stipend
  • Employee discounts and perks
  • Welcome To RRHRidgecrest Regional Hospital (RRH) is a non-profit, full-service, Critical Access Hospital with 25 inpatient beds, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility, and two rural health clinics, amongst other outpatient services. Located in Ridgecrest, California, home of the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station, it is near the Sierra Mountains and full of natural wonders, outdoor activities, and sunshine. In 2023, RRH was honored by the American Medical Association for promoting the well-being of healthcare workers. RRH is an organization with an established physician well-being program.

    RRH offers multi-specialty healthcare and has state-of-the-art facilities. The Emergency Department is a designated Level IV trauma center and is staffed with Emergency Medicine Board Certified physicians. RRH owns Liberty Ambulance which has multiple EMS rigs and a helicopter in the area.

    Our mission is to be the partner of choice for the healthcare needs of our community. Our purpose is to care for our community’s health and the well-being of those who care for them.

    About RidgecrestOur town of Ridgecrest is a family-friendly community of 30,000 in the desert of central Southern California, far from the traffic and commotion of LA. It’s near the Sierra Mountains and full of natural wonders, outdoor activities, and sunshine. It offers plenty of beautiful outdoor scenery and activities, as well as shorter commutes, great schools, and a more easygoing lifestyle! This critical access hospital is close to the Mammoth Ski Area, Mount Whitney, Sequoia National Forest, and Death Valley. It is the perfect close-knit community if you are an outdoor adventurist looking for a slightly slower-paced living while also continuing to grow in your healthcare career.

    Join us if you are passionate about making a difference in healthcare and are looking for a fulfilling career, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital.

    Working Hours

    40 hours/week.
    No on-call required, optional only, as our hospitalists cover 24/7

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