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Emergency Medicine California North Coast
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Specialty:Emergency Medicine
Opportunity Description:

Emergency Medicine Opportunities at St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka, CA

  • Brand new ED built in 2012 as part of a large hospital expansion.
  • 128-bed hospital, includes a 20-bed ED with Level III trauma center status.
  •  We are the regional medical center for a geographic area as large as many eastern states.
  • Incredible outdoor area with world-class recreation, excitement, and relaxation.
  • Wonderful communities with sophisticated amenities uncommon to such rural areas.

Eureka, CA--the seat of Humboldt County--is the largest city on the Pacific Coast between San Francisco and Portland.  

On the Highway 1/101 corridor through the majestic redwood forests, Eureka is minutes from gorgeous Pacific Ocean beaches with incredible surfing, kayaking, SUPs, fishing, and relaxing.  

The redwoods in Humboldt boasts the tallest trees in the world and offer world-class recreation. Hiking, backpacking, camping, hunting, fishing, rafting, kayaking,  . . . from the Mendocino to Klamath forests, over the Trinity Alps, dozens of rivers, creeks, waterfalls, and lakes offer amazing day trips or longer excursions.  

Humboldt communities offer all the charm of a rural area but with more sophisticated amenities.  An artistic and cultural thriving area with numerous festivals, theaters, music, and restaurants, the area is also bolstered by Humboldt State University in Arcata and the College of the Redwoods in Eureka.  

This opportunity offers an excellent quality of life and a rewarding medical practice environment.

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Facility Description:

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, 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, a Level III Trauma 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.

Community Description:

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.

Community Size:Small/Rural
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