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    Practice Opportunities - Information

    Specialty: Integrative Medicine

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

    Opportunity Information
    Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation (SPMF) has opportunities for physicians who are board certified in either internal medicine or family medicine to join the Institute for Health and Healing integrative Primary Care and Specialty Clinic practices as part of Physician Foundation Medical Associates (PFMA). PFMA is a multispecialty medical group exclusively associated with SPMF made up of over 160 physicians.

    Sutter Health is a multi-billion dollar healthcare company with hospitals, foundations, and affiliated medical groups from Modesto to the Oregon border and is the second largest health care system in Northern California.

    Sutter Health's Institute for Health & Healing (IHH) offers personalized, holistic, integrative medicine approach to care combining contemporary biotechnical medicine with evidenced based complementary medicine approaches. IHH services are offered by a physician led care team that includes nurse practitioners, psychotherapists, nutritionists, chiropractors, massage therapists and acupuncturists. Clinicians engage patients in a partnership creating care plans that address their unique health goals, resources and preferences.

    IHH is opening its Integrative Medicine Primary Care practice in San Francisco this summer an expansion of its existing integrative medicine specialty clinics in San Francisco, Marin and Santa Rosa.

    IHH is recruiting highly skilled primary care physicians who seek to incorporate integrative medicine into a team based, comprehensive primary care setting. In addition, IHH is seeking physicians who possess expertise and experience providing in-depth consultative integrative
    medicine services for positions in San Francisco or Marin County.

    We seek passionate, experienced physicians who employ a holistic, patient centered approach and want to participate in an innovative, transformative model of healthcare within a leading healthcare system.

    General Qualifications:
    - Strongly aligned with the IHH's vision of healing people / transforming healthcare.
    - Desire to practice in a multi-specialty medical group, PFMA, as part of the Sutter Health
    - Competent in collaboration and team leadership, with excellent communication skills.
    - Highly motivated, proactive, engaged, service oriented, creative, enthusiastic, adaptable,
    and resilient.
    - Able to engage patients in the process of lifestyle change and to partner with them in
    optimizing health and healing.
    - Committed to innovation, on-going program development, practice growth and expansion.
    - Dedicated to patient outcomes measurement and data-driven quality improvement to enhance the value and effectiveness of care.

    Qualifications for Integrative Primary Care position:
    - Board Certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy.
    - An experienced primary care physician, preferably with 5 or more years experience, seeking to
    engage in a collaborative, integrative medicine care environment.
    - Knowledgeable, with some experience in the practices of integrative medicine and including,
    but not limited to, acupuncture, functional medicine, osteopathy and//or other therapies with
    clinically-demonstrated efficacy.
    - .8 - 1.0 FTE; available to work some expanded hours (evenings, weekends).

    Qualifications for Integrative Medicine position:
    - Board Certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy.
    - Integrative Medicine physician; in practice a minimum of 3-5 years
    - Expertise and experience practicing acupuncture, functional medicine, osteopathy and manual
    therapies, nutritional and herb-based approaches and mind/body techniques with clinically-
    demonstrated efficacy.
    - .8 - 1.0 FTE; available to work some extended hours (evenings, weekends).

    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

    For consideration, please email a cover letter and CV to: Adrianna Garcia-Dawson,
    Human Resources Coordinator at