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    Specialty: Palliative Care (2016-269)

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

    Opportunity Information
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), which has been awarded the highest recognition for quality performance from the Integrated Health Care Association for 11 consecutive years, is seeking a BC/BE Palliative Care Physician. This is a 0.5 FTE position with potential for growth.

    This position will join our Medical Group practicing in Palo Alto, CA. Our collaborative, multidisciplinary culture ensures you have the support you need to deliver exceptional personalized care to your patients. Come join an organization which has received the highest possible rating for patient experience from the California Office of the Patient Advocate, and elite status by the California Association of Physician groups.

    This position will provide an ideal opportunity for a physician who would like to advance their practice within the community they will serve. The Palliative Care program is team-based and sees patients and their families in the outpatient clinic, home, and skilled nursing facility. The Palliative Care service provides an extra layer of support for patients and families facing serious illness.

    * Physician-led and collegial environment
    * Schedule flexibility and sabbaticals for work-life balance
    * Relocation allowance (out of state candidates)
    * Malpractice tail coverage
    * Shareholder track position leading toward full shareholdership following 24 months of employment
    * Very competitive salary guarantee plus incentive
    * Generous benefit package
    * Future facility and group expansion plans
    * Leadership opportunities

    Community Information
    Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north
    of San Jose, Palo Alto is part of the San Francisco
    Metropolitan Bay Area and became known as the birthplace of
    Silicon Valley. Palo Alto offers an unusual blend of
    intellect, innovation, culture and natural beauty.
    Proximity to Stanford University with its cultural and
    educational offerings enhance the vibrancy, innate charm and
    beauty of Palo Alto. Distinctive in every way, Palo Alto
    offers its business community a diverse and exciting
    environment in which to work and live.

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    For more information contact

    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Physician Recruitment Department

    Phone: 650-934-3582

    Fax: 650-691-6193

    EEO - Equal Employment Opportunity

    Specialty: Palliative Care

    Location: San Francisco, CA
    (Physician Foundation Medical Associates - SPMF)

    Opportunity Information
    Physician Foundation Medical Associates (SPMF), in the heart of San Francisco, is seeking a fellowship trained, BC/BE Palliative Medicine physician to join our inpatient team. Our interdisciplinary team consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, palliative care chaplains, volunteers, and staff social workers.

    Provide care at California Pacific Medical Center, is a tertiary care hospital, providing advanced medical care for a 24 Sutter Health hospital system, including neuro, cardiac and critical care ICUs, transplant, oncology, advanced heart failure and hepatology and interventional endoscopy services. The hospital is associated with ACGME accredited Residencies and Fellowships. The Palliative Medicine department has been providing care for patients for over ten years, and as such, the team is fully integrated into this academic and community environment and enjoys a respected, collegial relationship with our diverse academic faculty, private community physicians, hospitalists and administrators.

    The services provided by our Inpatient Palliative Medicine Team include comprehensive symptom management, extensive education regarding disease processes and treatment options, discussions related to patients? values and goals of care, emotional and spiritual support, advanced care planning and assistance with complex care coordination. Additionally, we provide direct resident education during core palliative medicine rotations, and regularly participate in staff education and protocol development. Opportunities are available to participate in research both locally and in our large hospital system, as well as program development as we seek to build an outpatient presence in the next two years.

    Our ideal candidate is someone interested in working closely but independently with a group of happy, supportive clinicians. We seek a team-player with a strong work ethic and high levels of empathy and compassion. As medical education is an important part of our services, excellent communication skills and strong clinical judgment are a must; Internal Medicine board certification is strongly preferred.

    Community Information
    San Francisco is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and is renowned for its temperate weather, steep rolling hills, unique architecture, arts and culture, and fine dining. The population is very diverse and there is high demand for primary care.

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    For more information contact

    If you are interested in learning more and/or applying, please send your curriculum vitae and a cover letter to: Janny Zheng, Human Resource Coordinator, at