Medical Director, Palliative Care Services in Fountain Valley, CA

Fountain Valley, CA
Jan 12, 2018
Palliative Care
Position Type

Practice Details

  • Employment opportunity with MemorialCare Medical Group
  •  Become eligible for Partner/Shareholder status after two years (if working full time)
  • 90% Outpatient and 10% Inpatient 
  • Call Coverage schedule: Three shifts per month in the Urgent Care
    • Two evenings (6-10 pm), and one Saturday or Sunday (9am-6pm)
    • No overnight or hospital call – admissions handled by Hospitalists
  • Moonlighting: Earn extra money by picking up urgent care call shifts
  • Daily schedule: 18-21 patients per day (average)
  • Office hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (last patient scheduled at 4:30 pm)


  • Employment: Base Salary
  • Three bonuses
    • Productivity Bonus
    • Patient Satisfaction
    • Quality Measures
  • 4.5-Day workweek
  • Enjoy four weeks vacation (PTO)
  • Full and Comprehensive Benefits for Physician and Family
  • Benefits to include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, 529 College Savings plan
  • Malpractice and Tail insurance

Partner / Shareholder

  • Eligible for Partner/Shareholder status after two years (if working full time)
  • Base Salary + Increased Bonus potential
  • Partner: Potential higher base salary
  • Based on MGMA production numbers
    • Partner: Average earnings $250,000+ per year
  • Three bonuses:
    • *Productivity bonus (based on the Family Medicine pool)
    • Patient satisfaction
    • Quality measures
  • *Productivity Bonus:
    • Average Family Medicine bonus per year:
    • Based on: 80% RVU, 20% Panel size
    • RVU Productivity can be earned: Urgent care shifts, attending meetings, participating in committees
  • Four-day workweek
  • 176 Days worked (equivalent of 8 weeks off)
  • Partnership stock buy-in
  • Possible Real Estate investment opportunities
  • Be involved in the governance of the group