Palliative Care Physician Opportunity with Kaiser Permanente in South Sacramento, California
The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (Kaiser Permanente Northern California)
Location: South Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Integrated Healthcare Delivery System
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Kaiser Permanente / The Permanente Medical Group
The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (TPMG - Kaiser Permanente Northern California) is one of the largest medical groups in the nation with over 9,000 physicians, 22 medical centers, numerous clinics throughout Northern and Central California, and a 75-year tradition of providing quality medical care.
PALLIATIVE CARE PHYSICIAN
South Sacramento, California
We are currently seeking a fellowship-trained BC/BE Palliative Care physician at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento. Our department includes a transdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, and chaplains covering both inpatient and outpatient palliative care. Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento is a Level 2 Trauma Center, which serves a highly diverse patient population and provides a wide range of specialty services, including critical care, oncology, cardiovascular, and stroke care.
This opportunity is a full-time position, covering a mix of both inpatient and outpatient settings. Coverage is mainly Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm with some weekends. There is also an optional opportunity to pick up extra shifts on nights and weekends while working from home to cover the regional after-hours palliative care call center if interested, but this is not required. This shareholder track position offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.
Sacramento was recently ranked the #1 best city to live in California according to Forbes. Sacramento is centrally located and only a couple of hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Sierra Mountains and Lake Tahoe, and the Napa Valley. This is a family-friendly city, which offers a reasonable cost of living in the Farm-to-Fork Capital of America. Enjoy a wide array of activities, including famers markets, museums, parks, trails, lakes, historical sites, professional sports teams, wineries, breweries, and diverse restaurants.
A FEW REASONS TO CONSIDER A PRACTICE WITH TPMG:
Work-life balance focused practice, including flexible schedules and unmatched practice support.
We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing. No RVUs.
We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.
Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model.
An outstanding electronic medical record system that allows flexibility in patient management.
We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, mentorship, physician leadership, and community service.
Competitive compensation and benefits package, including comprehensive vision, medical, and dental
Interest Free Home Loan Program up to $250,000 (approval required)
Relocation Assistance up to $10,000 (approval required)
Malpractice and Tail Insurance
Optional Long-Term Care Insurance
Paid holidays, sick leave, and education leave
Three retirement plans, including a pension plan and 401(k)
Full-time annual salary range is $282,000 to $290,040 plus additional potential incentives up to $28,000*. Reduced schedules with pro-rated compensation may be available. *Some incentive opportunities are estimates based on potential premium pay.
Through an integrated health care delivery model that places the patient at its core, The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (TPMG) helps over 4 million Kaiser Permanente members live healthier, happier, and longer lives. We are a 9,000-physician strong and physician-led medical group that believes in working collaboratively with our colleagues to put our patients at the center for the best outcomes. The Permanente Medical Group is on the forefront of innovative work using state of the art technology. We equip our physicians with the tools they need so they can focus on what they do best, providing world-class patient care.At TPMG, we demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.With its breathtaking natural attractions, renowned art museums, award-winning eateries, world championship sports teams and broad spectrum of entertainment and recreational options, Northern California has something for everyone. Even more, our region offer...s an enviable mix of geographical diversity and proximity, which means you can enjoy multiple adventures and outings within a matter of hours. Imagine spending a morning in the mountains, an afternoon in the wine country and an evening at the beach. In Northern California, that's possible.