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Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, affiliated with Palo Alto Medical Foundation has a full time opportunity for a BE/BC fellowship-trained Palliative Care Physician to join our practice in San Mateo, CA. This opportunity is a mixture of inpatient and outpatient care.
This position will provide an ideal opportunity for physicians who would like to advance their practice within the community they will serve. The Palliative Care program is team-based and sees patients and their families in the outpatient clinic, hospital, home, and skilled nursing facility. The Palliative Care service provides an extra layer of support for patients and families facing serious illness.
Opportunity Highlights:

* Competitive salary guarantee plus incentive


* Generous benefit package


* Relocation allowance available


* Malpractice tail coverage included


* Shareholder track position leading toward full shareholdership following 24 months of employment


* Schedule flexibility and sabbaticals for work-life balance


* Full time is 35 patient contact hours in a 4 day work week


* Physician-led and collegial environment


* Leadership opportunities available


The city of San Mateo is one of the largest suburbs on the San Francisco Peninsula, located midway between San Francisco and San Jose, and just seven miles south of San Francisco International Airport. San Mateo is served by three major freeways and offers its diverse population a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters. The city boasts a prominent downtown with more than 800 shops and restaurants and three libraries, including the recently-opened Main Branch. A wide range of industries such as tech, health care, financial services, government and retail call the city home. The city?s school district is well-regarded. The city is also home to the College of San Mateo. Thanks to its enviable location between the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, San Mateo offers residents easy access to many recreational activities, as well as parks and athletic facilities.
Sutter Health Bay Area is comprised of four aligned medical groups spanning across the entire SF Bay Area:

Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG)
Sutter East Bay Medical Group (SEBMG)
Sutter West Bay Medical Group (SWBMG)
Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods (SMGR)

As part of the Sutter Medical Network, which was created in 2007 to bring physicians across the Northern California health care delivery system together to strive to advance the quality, consistency and affordability of care for Sutter Health patients. With nearly 5,000 primary care doctors and specialists in medical foundations and aligned Independent Practice Associations (IPAs), the Sutter Medical Network has a presence in dozens of cities and towns across Northern Californiafrom Sonoma County to the Central Valley, and from Santa Cruz to the Mother Lode foothills.

Moving collectively, the Sutter Medical Network works to advance clinical quality, the patient experience, and the affordability of care. Physician organizations collectively agree to reach consistent standards in areas that matter most to patients. Overall, the Sutter Medical Network strives to provide consistently superb care to patients where, when and how they want to receive it.

www.sutterhealth.org/physician-opportunities