Soquel, California 95073
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Dermatology, Santa Cruz (PAFMG2017-165)
Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, has an opportunity for a BC/BE Dermatologist to join our Medical Group in Soquel, California. This position is ideal for a physician who is interested in joining a busy practice with a diverse patient population.
The physician will join six other dermatologists serving the Santa Cruz Community and it is a wonderful opportunity to practice general dermatology within a growing department supported by a large multi-specialty Medical Group. Shareholder track positions offer a very competitive salary guarantee plus incentive and a generous benefit package leading toward full partnership following 24 months of employment.
Situated on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay about 70 miles south of San Francisco, Santa Cruz offers a moderate climate and the best of many worlds. For outdoor enthusiasts, Santa Cruz is a wonderful combination of beach, ocean and mountains. Well known as a Mecca for surfers, Santa Cruz also offers magnificent redwoods for hiking and mountain-biking and the San Lorenzo River for fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Long stretches of tree-lined and coastal roads offer the perfect venues for road cyclists. Fisherman and sailors will appreciate convenient access to the ocean from the Santa Cruz Harbor and the Municipal Wharf, which also features a variety of shops and restaurants.
Santa Cruz’s downtown center, the Pacific Garden Mall, is home to the Museum of Art and History and features outstanding restaurants, unique shops, wine tasting rooms, sidewalk cafes, and an abundance of coffee shops. Santa Cruz is also a cultural hub, featuring several live performance venues, the annual Open Studios tour, boutique art stores and the Tannery Arts Center. Adding to the character of the community, the University of California is nestled in foothills above Santa Cruz, and the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk was named Best Boardwalk in the country by USA Today. Santa Cruz County is also an agriculture center, known for its production of strawberries, raspberries, artichokes and Brussels sprouts.