Full Time Urologic Oncology Surgeon for Large Public Health and Hospital System in Silicon Valley
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
May 3, 2018
San Jose, California
Full Time - Experienced
Better Health for All
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 Board certified urologic oncology surgeon to join our dynamic practice in our Department of Surgery.
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 1.8 million people of Santa Clara County. As an integrated health care system, SCVHHS includes a 574-bed central hospital, a large primary care network comprised of nine health centers throughout the County (including our newest center in downtown San Jose, which opened in 2016), several urgent care clinics, a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, comprehensive dental 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. 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.
Providers in our health system also have the unique 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 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., 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 Position
The successful candidate must have completed fellowship in urologic oncology, be comfortable performing open radical prostatectomies, and be okay with no immediate access to an operative robot. The successful candidate must also be willing to see general urology patients, share general urology call pool, and be willing to teach residents and medical students.
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. 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 Roya Rousta at MD.Recruitment@hhs.sccgov.org.
Internal Number: 2368
About Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
A public healthcare system dedicated to compassionate care and innovative breakthroughs.
For over 140 years, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has been an integral part of the public healthcare delivery system here in Santa Clara County. Then, as now, our mission has been to provide high quality care and excellent service to everyone in our community.
To celebrate this commitment, Go Public!, our first ever marketing campaign represents our dedication to elevating the perception of our public health system – by emphasizing our quality, research, teaching, innovation, and most importantly, our focus on a positive patient experience.
SCVMC Hospital and Clinics conducts itself and provides services from the fundamental value statements: we provide excellent and compassionate care in a respectful manner to everyone; we demonstrate integrity by being open, honest, reliable, and dedicated to our mission; we respect the individuals we work with, the people we serve, and the communities of Santa Clara County; we value learning and strive for continual improvement based on what we learn, individually and as an organization; we are accountable for our performance, decision and actions; we strive for excellence in all we do.