Palliative Program Leadership Position California North Coast

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Facility: St. Joseph Health Medical Group (HMS) 
Address: 2752 Harrison Avenue 
Eureka, CA 95501 
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Specialty: Palliative Care 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Palliative Care Opportunity

Program Leadership Opening on the Beautiful California North Coast

Location: Eureka, California

  • BC/BE required
  • Looking for experienced physician, right person to help expand a growing palliative care program
  • Opportunity to grow and optimize a program for care continuum involving hospital, inpatient, outpatient, home health, and community with a great team of spiritual caregivers and social workers.
  • Permanent, full time, Monday through Friday.  
  • Competitive pay, great benefits.

Excellent quality of life, natural outdoor beauty, picturesque coastlines and beaches, majestic redwoods, higher education, arts, music, culture, close-knit community, and personally rewarding medical practices.

This practice is located in Eureka, California, which is 5 hours north of San Francisco, minutes from Pacific Ocean beaches, and literally in the ancient and majestic giant redwood forests: temperate rainforests of ferns, lichens, rivers, streams, mountains, lakes, and lagoons and the tallest trees in the world.

The location excels in opportunities to

  • camp, hike or backpack trails through forests and along coastal beaches and prairies
  • stand up paddle the rivers, lakes, lagoons and bay
  • world-class fishing in both fresh and ocean waters
  • fabulous ocean point breaks for surfing; as well as sailing, kayaking, hunting
  • and so many other activities

Call, email, or apply for more information!

St. Joseph Health Medical Group (formerly Humboldt Medical Specialists)

SJHMG is a foundation model multi-specialty group offering physician employed positions.  We have nearly 90 providers in Humboldt County committed to providing compassionate, quality care for the entire family through every stage of life.  

Our specialists and primary care physicians are highly respected and have supportive relationships with their colleagues.  The practices have top-notch medical staff that are well-trained and professional.  

With the support of St. Joseph Health area hospitals, we have the resources, technologies, and mutual respect that allows us to offer great, quality care of a large and challenging patient base locally.

St. Joseph Hospital Eureka is a 138-bed full-service acute care facility that offers:  cardiac surgery and interventional Cath Lab in the Heart Institute and STEMI Center, a fully accredited Cancer Program, 64-slice CT, MRI, PET, PET/CT, IMRT, High Dose Rate Brachytherapy, Ultrasound, Childbirth Center with the only Level II NICU on the North Coast, Pediatric Services, Physical Therapy, Surgery Services, Respiratory Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Full Service Laboratory and Pharmacy, a Level III Trauma and PCI (Chest Pain) Center, and more.

At SJE, a newly constructed patient tower opened in November 2012, houses a 20-bed Emergency Department, Surgery Department with 8 surgery suites, a 12-bed Intensive Care Unit, a 40-bed Progressive Care Unit (Step Down Telemetry). The second campus houses inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation, endoscopy services, sleep disorders center and outpatient laboratory services. 

St. Joseph Hospital has been serving the health care needs of Humboldt County since 1920. Comprised of two campuses, St. Joseph Hospital and the General Hospital campus are located within a quarter mile of each other in Eureka. SJH offers comprehensive services including emergency, cardiac services in The Heart Institute, an accredited Cancer Program, Women's and Children's Services in the Childbirth Center (including Pediatric Care and the only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursery (NICU) on the North Coast), Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine.

Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book publisher in the world, named our coastal redwood forests as the #1 destination in the US for 2018.  We are minutes from pristine Pacific Ocean beaches and surrounded by  ancient redwoods that are the tallest trees in the world.  In 2017, Eureka was awarded a California Cultural Site designation for its history and commitment to the arts and local culture.  Humboldt has previously been recognized by Outdoor Magazine, National Geographic, Backpacker Magazine, USDA Most Scenic Rural County, and by Men’s Journal (as one of the top seven places to “buy land in paradise”).

Numerous area schools have received state and federal awards, and Humboldt State University—on 144 acres tucked into an old growth redwood grove with views of Humboldt Bay—has nearly 50 undergrad degrees and about a dozen graduate degrees, as well as one of the most impressive undergrad marine research departments in the country.

We are rural—about five hours drive north of San Francisco—but we have sophisticated cultural and social amenities, a thriving locavore tradition, and our local regional airport has daily direct flights to and from San Francisco and Los Angeles. 

 

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