Full-Time Gastroenterologist for Large Public Health and Hospital System in Silicon Valley

Location
Santa Clara, California
Posted
Nov 30, 2018
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Position Type
Permanent

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 gastroenterologist to join our dynamic Division of Gastroenterology in our Department of 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), 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 Division of Gastroenterology
The GI Division has nine full-time gastroenterologists with expertise in ERCP, EUS, capsule endoscopy, balloon enteroscopy, hepatology, pH testing, and high-resolution esophageal and anorectal manometry. We have GI fellows on site along with internal medicine residents and occasional medical students. Our endoscopy unit and adjacent clinic were built recently with efficiency in mind. We hold several educational conferences each week with our colleagues from surgery, interventional radiology, pathology, and oncology.

About the Position:
We are seeking a board-certified/board-eligible gastroenterologist to join our dynamic, growing Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This new member will continue to expand general GI and Hepatology services. The successful candidate must be passionate about treating the full scope of GI and liver diseases in our diverse patient population. ERCP ability is preferred but not required. Teaching is an important component of the position. Strong interpersonal skills and camaraderie are also necessary to maintain the great collegiality we enjoy within our Division.

About compensation and benefit
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

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