Part Time/Full Time Pediatric Endocrinologist for a Large Public Health and Hospital System
Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System
Location: San Jose, California
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: Pediatric Endocrinologist
Part Time/Full Time Pediatric Endocrinologist for a Large Public Health and Hospital System in Silicon Valley
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 a part-time (0.5 FTE) BE/BC pediatric endocrinologist with the opportunity for full time employment to work half time in our Pediatric Urgent Care clinic.
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. As of March 2019, SCVHHS includes 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) collectively known as Santa Clara Valley Hospitals & Clinics; the clinics comprise of a large primary care network of eleven health centers throughout the County, several adult and pediatric urgent care clinics, a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, comprehensive dental services. In addition, SCVHHS also includes a large behavioral health department, public health department, 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 Hospitals & Clinics 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., 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 Pediatric Endocrinology
Pediatric endocrinology is a part of a robust group of Pediatric Subspecialists, covering nearly all subspecialty areas of Pediatrics. The department has nutritionist and social work support as well as a weight management and healthy lifestyles program.
Our endocrinology team provides consultative inpatient and outpatient care for patients with a variety of endocrine disorders, ranging from growth problems, diabetes, obesity, disorders of thyroid, adrenal and pituitary among others. The current endocrine team consists of one full-time pediatric endocrinologist and a nurse coordinator.
About the Position
The preferred candidate possesses excellent clinical judgement, has strong bedside manner, effective communication skills and is a collaborator. Provider will work mainly at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center main campus in San Jose but will provide virtual support for affiliated hospitals at O’Connor Hospital and St. Louise Regional Hospital, as well as additional outpatient support services at our Gilroy clinic. Flexibility to occasionally work full time to provide 1-2 weeks of vacation coverage for division colleague is appreciated. This position also offers full time employment to work half time in Pediatric Endocrinology and half time in Pediatric Urgent Care clinic.
About compensation and benefits
We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefit package (including 54 days of leave per year/full time position), 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.