Job ID: 289157536  |  Last Updated: 12/11/2017


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
San Jose, CA
Applicant Contact
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Job Description

Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System, affiliated with the Stanford University of Medicine, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, CA is seeking BE/BC Psychiatrists for outpatient, inpatient, and custody psychiatry services. Both salaried and moonlighting positions are available.

These positions have no on-call required. We are also seeking psychiatrists to provide after hours and weekend services in our psychiatric emergency department, inpatient psychiatric units and custody psychiatric services.

The ideal candidate will possess education equivalent to Graduation from a recognized school of medicine with a degree of Doctor of Medicine. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California.

In addition, candidates will also possess a valid certificate or be eligible for certification in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology OR Certificate of graduation from an American, Psychiatric Association approved residency in Psychiatry and Neurology.

We offer competitive compensation and paid malpractice.
Annual Base Salary Range: $217,900 - $285,994, dependent on qualifications.
In addition to base salary, Board Certification receives 5% additional pay.
Psychiatrists who occupy a position in Emergency Psychiatric Services of Juvenile Probation shall receive an additional 6% above base pay (does not include coverage due to absences of other staff).
Psychiatrists who occupy a position in Custody Behavioral Health Services shall receive an additional 25% above base pay.
Child Psychiatrists who are Board eligible in their overall specialty and are assigned to child psychiatry in Behavioral Health Services shall receive an additional 5% above base pay.

The County offers a generous benefit package that includes:
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Insurance
Annual Leave Cash Out Program
Double Indemnity Term Life Insurance: $200,000
Educational Fund: Up to $2800 per fiscal year

For immediate consideration, please submit a CV directly to:
Dr. Tiffany Ho, Mental Health Medical Director
(408) 885-5767


Diana Reynolds, Human Resources Analyst
(408) 299-5893

Employer Profile

Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System (SCVHHS) is the second-largest County-owned health and hospital system in California and is committed to improving the health of the 1.8 million people of Santa Clara County. As an integrated health care system, SCVHHS includes a 574-bed central hospital (SCVMC), a large primary care network comprised of nine health centers throughout the County (including our newest center in downtown San Jose, which opened in 2016), a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, a large behavioral health department, public health, EMS, and Valley Health Plan.

SCVMC itself hosts five residency training programs and partners with Stanford University Medical Center for the training of residents and fellows in many Stanford-based specialties. SCVMC also features a Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Center, Primary Stroke Center, and a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center. Owing to its geographic location and specialty offerings, SCVMC not only serves the County, but also the larger region.

Providers in our health system also have the unique opportunity to use our integrated electronic health record (Epic), which brings together system-wide patient information. Recently, the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recognized SCVMC for achieving its highest level of success (Stage 7), based on our continuous innovation and optimization of our inpatient and outpatient EHR.

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