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 pediatric neurologist to join our dynamic Department of Pediatrics.
We offer the unparalleled opportunity to gain the long-term personal and professional satisfaction of serving our patients and the public, 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, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, a large primary care network comprised of 10 health centers throughout the County (including our newest center in downtown San Jose, which opened in 2016), a broad-range of specialty services, 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, including pediatrics. 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.
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 Pediatrics Our Department of Pediatrics has a busy 40-bed Pediatric Ward, 12-bed PICU, 40-bed level IV NICU, 170,000 outpatient visits per year, and is a key training site for Stanford medical students and pediatrics residents. Physicians who join our Department of Pediatrics are pleased to find a very collegial work environment, with robust specialty and ancillary support and an integrated electronic health record (Epic).
About the position The ideal candidate will be competent in the treatment of epilepsy and interpreting pediatric EEGs. The ability to treat sleep disorders is also desirable.
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 and the community.
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.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) is a public teaching hospital in San Jose, CA. Affiliated with the Stanford University School of Medicine, SCVMC is located in the heart of Silicon Valley and serves a multicultural patient population at a 574-bed hospital and six clinics in the greater San Jose community. SCVMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.