Hospitalist California North Coast

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Facility: St. Joseph Hospital Eureka 
Address: 2700 Dolbeer Street 
Eureka, CA 95501 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Internal Medicine : Hospitalist 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Hospitalists Opportunities at St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka, CA

Opportunity and Area Highlights:

  • 128-bed hospital, includes a a 23-bed Intensive Care Unit, a 40-bed Progressive Care Unit and Level II NICU, and more.
  • 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.

Hospital Medicine Department

  •  Average daily census of 70 hospitalist patients
  •  72 hours of physician coverage daily;
    12 hour shifts
  •  16-18 encounters with 2-3 being
    admissions per physician
  •  7 on 7 off block scheduling available
  •  Intensivist coverage
  •  Procedures not required
  •  ER physicians run codes; must attend if your patient
  •  Physician Criteria - BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine; ACLS, ATLS, and PALS required if not yet BC.
  •  Back-up includes:24-hour lab, radiology, 64 Slice-CT, MRI, PET, Ultrasound, STEMI-Receiving Center, Neurology, Cardiology, CV Surgery, Neurosurgery, Telestroke, Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Radiology, Pediatrics, Surgery, Ortho Trauma, Urology and more with intermittent coverage!

 Offering

  •  Competitive Compensation
  •  Bonus Opportunities
  •  Paid “A” Rated Malpractice Insurance Coverage
  •  Flexible Scheduling

 

 

About St. Joseph Hospital Eureka

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.

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.

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. 

 

 

 

Why choose to live on the North Coast?

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. 

 

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