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Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), is seeking a BC/BE Palliative Care Physician. This is a 0.5 FTE position with a potential of a 1.0 FTE which can be a split between Sunnyvale and Palo Alto clinics.This position will join our Medical Group practicing in Sunnyvale, CA. Our collaborative, multidisciplinary culture ensures you have the support you need to deliver exceptional personalized care to your patients. Come join an organization which has received the highest possible rating for patient experience from the California Office of the Patient Advocate, and elite status by the California Association of Physician groups.This position will provide an ideal opportunity for a physician 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, 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 incentiveGenerous benefit packageSchedule flexibility and sabbaticals for work-life balanceRelocation allowance availableMalpractice tail coverage included0.5 FTE is 17.5 patient contact hours a weekFull time is 35 patient contact hours in a 4 day work weekShareholder track position leading toward full shareholdership following 24 months of employmentPhysician-led and collegial environmentLeadership opportunities available


Sunnyvale is the seventh most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. The city is bordered by portions of San Jose, Mountain View, Los Altos, Cupertino and Santa Clara. It lies along the historic El Camino Real and Highway 101. Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale's beautiful, clean suburban setting, efficient, high-quality city services, low crime rate, quality schools and 18 prize-winning parks. The City is less than an hour from the Pacific Ocean and close to California's famous redwood forests and beautiful Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada. In the greater Sunnyvale area, theaters, concert halls, museums, libraries and art galleries fill the most demanding cultural needs.
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