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General Surgery California North Coast
City:Fortuna
State:CA
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:General Surgery
Opportunity Description:

General Surgery Opening on California's Beautiful North Coast

  • Charming, rural town of Fortuna amongst the giant redwoods with sophisticated Critical Access Hospital.
  • Call 1:3.  Clinic 1-2 days/week.  OR 2 days/week (one general and one scopes).  Proficient in endoscopies both upper and lower.  Practice sees 18-20 patients per day. 
  • Established and busy practice with stellar colleagues and top rate medical staff.
  • Ambitious and updated facilities for wide spectrum treatment of a diverse and challenging patient base.
  • Employed position with successful multi-specialty group.  Competitive salary, full comprehensive benefits.
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Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna, California is a 25 bed high functioning critical access hospital with a 24/7 Emergency Department, a hospitalist program, orthopedic and surgery center, primary care, and an obstetrical service.  The hospital itself is going through a major refurbishment with plans for new ICU, expansion of the OR, and a brand new Acute Rehabilitation Unit addition slated for 2019. 

St. Joseph Health Medical Group is a foundation model multi-specialty group offering physician employed positions.  We have over 70 providers in Humboldt County committed to providing compassionate, quality care for the entire family, through every stage of life.

Just minutes from sandy beaches of the Pacific Ocean, old growth Redwood forests, rivers, lakes and mountains.  Hike and camp beneath the mighty redwoods, stroll along a beautiful beach, kayak or sail the sea, fish the deep sea or rivers or lakes, mountain biking, rock climbing, or surfing the waves …. the possibilities are endless. 

National Geographic Traveler has selected Redwood National Park as one of the top 50 world destinations – one of only five U.S. places honored.  Backpacker magazine names the region as one of “The Best Cities to Raise an Outdoor Kid.” And the World Wildlife Fund has named Humboldt County as part of one of the most diverse eco-regions left on the planet.  We are rural but have a vibrant art and theater scene, thriving locavore tradition, and cultural amenities and opportunities supported by Humboldt State University and the College of the Redwoods. 

 

 

Practice Type: Multi spec.gr.
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Signing bonus:Available
Facility Description:

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

SJHMG is a foundation model multi-specialty group offering physician employed positions.  We have over 70 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, 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.

Today the hospital is literally growing to meet the future needs of the North Coast community. On November 11, 2012, St. Joseph Hospital officially opened its new North East Wing to patients and the community. This state-of-the-art medical care facility encompasses 100,000 square feet and is connected to the current hospital at 2700 Dolbeer Street in Eureka. The North East Wing is a modern facility designed to meet the growing health care needs of the community. General features include: 100,000 square feet; Three floors – lower level, first and second; 99 beds; 20 Emergency Department treatment rooms, including two full, state-of-the-art trauma bays; 17 pre-operative beds; 10 post-anesthesia care unit beds; 12 ICU rooms; 40 progressive care unit (PCU) beds; Surgical Services (eight operating rooms); Cardiac catheterization lab; Diagnostic Imaging (X-ray, ultrasound and CT); Courtyard and expanded lobby and family lounges.

Community Size:Small/Rural
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