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    Specialty: Psychiatry

    Location: Modesto, CA
    (Sutter Gould Medical Foundation)

    Opportunity Information
    Sutter Health-affiliated Gould Medical Group is seeking a General Psychiatrist to join its 10-member Behavioral Health Department in Modesto, California. The incoming physician will manage medications and other aspects of those ambulatory patients with mental health problems who are seen in routine practice, and should be flexible to do occasional consults at nearby Memorial Medical Center, also a Sutter Health affiliate. Experience and interest in addiction medicine is a plus. The practice is 90% outpatient and call is every 5th weekend.

    *Average of 15 patients per day
    *Mostly adult patients
    *Epic EMR
    *Early partnership with no buy in
    *Competitive compensation
    *Excellent benefits package
    *Relocation allowance
    *Malpractice tail coverage

    Community Information
    Modesto offers the diversity and facilities of a metropolitan city, but still maintains an atmosphere of old fashioned hospitality. Modesto is the 15th largest city in California with a population exceeding 200,000 people and is also the seat of Stanislaus County.

    Centrally located on Highway 99, Modesto is easily accessible from throughout California. West of the valley and over the coastal mountain range lies the San Francisco Bay Area, a 90-mile drive from Modesto. Eastward are the foothills that house the famed Gold Country Mother Lode and lead to the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range and Yosemite National Park.

    Modesto is a vibrant community proud of its citizens, great traditions, educational opportunities, and multicultural lifestyles. Modesto is blessed year round with mild weather and some of the world's richest soil.

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    For more information contact

    C. V. Allen, M.D.
    Assistant Medical Director of Physician Recruitment
    Phone (866)454-6853
    Fax (209)550-4892

    Specialty: Psychiatry

    Location: Sacramento, CA
    (Sutter Center for Psychiatry)

    Opportunity Information
    Sutter Center for Psychiatry, the only not-for-profit psychiatric hospital in the Sacramento region, is part of the largest integrative health care system in Northern California.

    We are interested in adding the best and the brightest to our stellar physician team. As friendly and collegial work atmosphere is valued, there is minimal physician turnover, but with the expansion of our services, we have new opportunities for select individuals. As the hospital and physicians are partnered to provide the highest standards of care, our physicians are supported through strong multi-disciplinary team support. As an independent practitioner, physicians have maximal control over work scheduling which provides unmatched work-life balance. For motivated individuals with leadership potential, there are opportunities for advancement including medical directorships.

    We provide services for children and adults including:
    -Acute Inpatient Services
    -Partial Hospital Program
    -Intensive Outpatient Program
    -Consultation-Liaison Services
    We also provide interventional procedures including:
    -Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
    -Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy (VNS)
    -Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS in development)

    Community Information
    Sacramento has beautiful weather year round and is geographically a very desirable place to live. Easily accessible from relaxed communities of affordable housing, professional sports, an art scene, and fine dining is Lake Tahoe, Napa Wine Country, the breathtaking Coast and Yosemite. Whether it's the big city life of the San Francisco Bay Area, skiing in the mountains or laying on the beach, it's all within reach.

    Sacramento is the capitol of the State of California and it is the seventh most populous city in California. It is also the core cultural and economic engine of a four-county metropolitan area exceeding 2.1 million residents (El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties). Greater Sacramento has been cited as one of the five most livable regions in America and has a diverse population of more than 1.4 million people.

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    For more information contact

    Joe J. Sharpe, Director of Access and Community Outreach, 916-386-3633
    Anna McGuire, Administrative Assistant, 916-386-3008
    Cindy Thygeson,M.D., Director of Medical Affairs

    Specialty: Psychiatry (2014-229)

    Location: Santa Cruz, CA
    (Palo Alto Medical Foundation)

    Opportunity Information
    The Palo Alto Medical Foundation is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist to participate in developing an integrated behavioral healthcare model at its Santa Cruz Division. The successful candidate will join a growing team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and psychotherapists. Responsibilities include direct patient care, consultation with non-psychiatrist physicians, and clinical supervision of non-physician behavioral health team members. Subspecialty certification and/or experience are preferred, as is fluency in Spanish.

    This is an exceptional opportunity to develop an innovative program, within an outstanding multi-specialty group practice, and in an attractive community. Shareholder track positions offer a very competitive salary guarantee and a generous benefit package, leading toward full partnership following two to two and one-half years of employment.

    Community Information
    Situated on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay, about 72 miles south of San Francisco, Santa Cruz is best known for the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, an oceanfront amusement park operating continuously since 1907. It is also recognized for its moderate climate, the natural beauty of its coastline, alternative community lifestyles, and socially liberal leanings. Home to more California state parks than any other county, Santa Cruz features magnificent redwoods and miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, as well as museums, skateboard parks, a UC campus, golf courses, shopping districts and a formally recognized winegrowing region.

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    For more information contact

    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Physician Resources Recruitment Department

    Phone: 650-934-3582

    Fax: 650-691-6193
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