Full Time Family Medicine Physician for Large Public Health and Hospital System in Silicon Valley
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
December 29, 2017
San Jose, California
Full Time - Experienced
Better Health for All
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC), a large public teaching hospital, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine, in San Jose CA, is seeking a full-time BC/BE family physician to join our dynamic primary care practice in our Department of Family 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 an integrated health care system, SCVHHS includes a 574-bed central hospital (SCVMC), 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), a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, 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 Department of Family Medicine
As the newest department at SCVMC, the Department of Family Medicine with 20 family medicine physicians provides primary care services at seven health centers, including mature family medicine practice models in Milpitas and Gilroy. Family physicians who join our department are pleased to find a very collegial work environment, with robust specialty and ancillary support.
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 MD.Recruitment@hhs.sccgov.org.
Imagine coming to work every day knowing you help make a difference in ways that truly matter. Not simply to the bottom line but to your patients and your community. That is what it means to work at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). SCVMC is part of an integrated health system that includes the main hospital, specialty care center, six health centers (clinics), the Public Health Departmen...t, the Mental Health Department, Department of Drug & Alcohol Services, Emergency Medical Services, and Valley Health Plan, a County owned health insurance plan.Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is located in one of America's most dynamic and desirable places to work and live. Geographically central and culturally diverse, Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area offer residents the best: Moderate temperatures and exceptional climate; Major-league professional sports including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer; Spectacular coastline, redwood forests, alpine wilderness and some of the world's best wine-making areas, all within a few hours drive; World-class universities include Stanford and UC Berkeley; Dynamic local food scene and San Francisco just 50 miles north.