Job ID: 289192786  |  Last Updated: 8/3/2016

Pediatrician - San Mateo Medical Center Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic

San Mateo Medical Center
San Mateo, CA
Applicant Contact
Kristin Herman

Job Description

San Mateo Medical Center is a highly-regarded system of health care that includes a comprehensive acute care hospital and regional satellite clinics in San Mateo County, California. Our pediatric clinics provide services primarily for non-insured and under-insured children in San Mateo County. In addition, children are served in our Emergency Department at San Mateo Medical Center, where there are also a small number of pediatric inpatient beds. We also have a close working relationship with Stanford/Lucille Packard Childrens Hospital and other nearby institutions.

The San Mateo Medical Center Child and Adolescent Clinic is located in the outpatient wing of the main campus/ hospital building in San Mateo. Our clinic provides comprehensive primary medical care to children, from birth through adolescence in a hospital-based setting that is culturally sensitive to the needs of our families. Responsibilities include outpatient clinic, panel management (based on 2.25 PATIENTS PER CLINIC HOUR), urgent care clinic, inpatient / ED coverage and specialty clinic duties as requested. There is a designated 15% administrative time for clinical care, plus additional time for inpatient responsibilities and projects. This does not include meeting time (Primary Care Department, Pediatric Subcommittee, Floor Meeting, Provider meeting) and required trainings.

Compensation is competitive and the benefits package is comprehensive, including a generous retirement plan, ample educational (CME) opportunities, and a dynamic, innovative working environment. Malpractice insurance is provided for work done at all County facilities.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with a diverse and underserved patient population. Additionally the incumbent will have experience with electronic medical record systems. Spanish speaking preferred. Must also be able to work some evenings and Saturdays.

On-Call Coverage

Pediatricians are on-call for the San Mateo Medical Center after hours. Call, while voluntary, is recommended twice a month for emergency room consultation and inpatient care (no nursery responsibilities) and carries its own additional compensation. Compensation is based on a fixed hourly on-call with pager rate, plus additional payment for actual services rendered.

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at Applications are only accepted online and a supplemental application form must be submitted with our regular employment application form. EOE

Please feel free to contact Kristin Herman, Health System Personnel Recruiter, at (650) 573-2141 or if you have questions.

Employer Profile

San Mateo Medical Center would like to invite you to apply for the position of Physician. San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) is an integrated delivery system where we are mission centered and focused on constant quality improvement. If you believe in the power of team based care and innovation this is the right place! At the San Mateo County Health System, Physicians provide high quality, comprehensive medical care and treatment to a diverse patient population. We have a patient-centered, team based model with an emphasis on prevention of disease, promotion of health, and management of chronic disease. We use data to help us focus and drive improvement. We support provider and staff development and growth. Our clinics include physicians trained in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics. SMMC serves as a key provider within the Health Plan of San Mateos (HPSM) public/private network. Our integrated delivery system includes a fully accredited acute care hospital that includes ED, PES, OR, endoscopy, and short stay unit, 7 bed ICU, general medical/ surgical unit (62-bed capacity) acute inpatient psychiatry (34 beds), on-campus skilled nursing unit (32 beds); and 11 clinics located across the Countys diverse and dispersed population. Current residents of an accredited Family Practice or Internal Medicine Residency Program may apply prior to graduating from the program. Several San Mateo Medical Center clinics are accredited as National Health Services Corps ( sites and benefit from scholarships and loan repayment programs through this network. Board Certification and enrollment as a provider of Medi-Cal/Medicare are preferred. If youre ready to discover the leader in you, we invite you to discover the San Mateo County Health System.

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