Santa Cruz, California 95065
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Gastroenterology, Santa Cruz (PAFMG2017-162)
Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, affiliated with Palo Alto Medical Foundation, is seeking a full time BC/BE Gastroenterologist to join our Medical Group in Santa Cruz, CA.
This full time position is ideal for a physician who values clinical excellence, comprehensive patient-centered care, and a supportive close-knit medical community.
This shareholder track position offers a very competitive salary guarantee plus production incentives and a generous benefit package. Advancement to shareholder is available after 24 months of employment. We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in inflammatory bowel disease and/or general gastroenterology. Our multispecialty group has a strong integrated referral base and a successful candidate would be taking over the practice of a well-established retiring gastroenterologist.
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.