Hospitalist – Red Bluff, CA

Full Time |
J1 Waiver Eligible

Hospitalist – Red Bluff, CA

To prospective team members,

Greetings from the St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in picturesque Red Bluff, California. I have been the proud medical director at Sound for six years. I am delighted to invite physicians and advanced practice providers who are on the journey to explore new opportunities or are considering a change in career path. I want to share more about our people, practice, and purpose as you consider your next steps:

People
  • We are a closely knit, established team of six physicians and three advanced practice providers, with the support of a clinical performance nurse.
  • We are a diverse team from different ethnic backgrounds and training programs, including internal medicine, internal medicine/pediatrics, and family medicine.
  • At St. Elizabeth, we’re more than just a healthcare team; we’re a community. We actively participate in various hospital committees, such as the medical executive committee, stroke, sepsis, and infection control.
  • Beyond our professional lives, we cherish the moments when we can unwind together, whether over dinners, making music with a guitar, racing cars, exploring the mountains on motorcycles, or venturing out on breathtaking hikes.
  • We proudly sponsor H1B and J1 visa candidates, and Sound is equipped with excellent in-house visa specialists and licensing and credentialing experts. All required filing fees for the visa are paid, and services are coveredÔÇ»by Sound.
Practice
  • St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, nestled in Tehama County, is a rural gem spread over 3,000 square miles, serving a population of 65,000.
  • We welcome the challenge of complex cases, working in an open ICU with telemedicine critical care 24/7. We do most procedures and run codes.
  • You’ll experience an average census of 10-12 per physician, with 1-3 admissions per day and 2-6 admissions per night.
  • Internal Medicine BC/BE to cover adult services only. Med/Peds or family medicine BC/BE will have the opportunity to provide coverage of pediatric patients; 1-2 pediatric patients a day – primarily newborns, may also require resuscitation for critical newborns until transfer – assist ER in facilitating transfers of critical patients.
  • Cerner EMR and access to Sound Physicians internal informatics platform.
  • Phone consultations with specialists at our larger regional hospital complement opportunities for independent practice.
  • Enjoy a fulfilling opportunity to meet the needs of our wonderful, underserved community.
  • We maintain strong connections through team meetings held monthly or bi-monthly.
  • A balanced 7-on/7-off block schedule allows for quality time at work and home.
  • Our dedicated team consists of two hospitalists during the day and one at night (one APP during the day).
  • We are a small, collegial team that strives to support each other for time off when needed.
  • Red Bluff is a charming rural farming community with excellent access to outdoor activities, including hunting, camping, fishing, and hiking.
  • Discover the convenience of being just 35 minutes from the larger city of Redding, complete with an airport and a pleasant 2-hour drive to Sacramento.
  • Our leadership style and daily culture provide open communication, complete transparency, and a collegial team culture.
  • Unlock the potential for a balanced work-life harmony.
  • Expected yearly salary is $320K-$330K, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, long- and short-term disability, 401k with match, paid medical malpractice and tail coverage, and annual CME allowance.
  • Opportunity for competitive bonus/loan forgiveness options.
Purpose
  • Our commitment to putting patients first is of the utmost importance.
  • A Sound’s focus on growth and development is a key feature, where teammates can expand their careers locally and within the broader medical group.
  • We are a community-minded team and encourage team members who want to contribute in and out of the hospital to help make our local community thrive.

Nestled in Tehama County, midway between Sacramento and the Oregon border, Red Bluff boasts a population of around 14,000 on the scenic Sacramento River. Serving as a gateway to Lassen Volcanic National Park, it features a Mediterranean climate and is renowned for agriculture, a charming downtown, and events like the Red Bluff Round-Up. Residents value the town’s natural beauty, small-town charm, affordability, and proximity to larger cities, fostering a strong sense of community and making it an attractive place to call home.

To learn more, please reach out to my recruiting partner, Jill Herrera, who will put you in touch with me.

Giang Bui, MD, Medical Director, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital #LI-HOTJOBS

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