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Job ID: 289792878  |  Last Updated: 11/9/2019

Excellent Cardiovascular Surgery Opportunity with Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

Employer
Santa Clara
Location
Santa Clara, CA
Applicant Contact
Victor Ramirez
Physician Recruiter
(510) 625-6281
Accepts J-1 Visas
No
Websites
http://physiciancareers-ncal.kp.org

Job Description

Kaiser Permanente of Northern California seeks an experienced or recent cardiac surgery graduate to join its regional cardiac center of excellence in Santa Clara, California.

Kaiser Permanente of Northern California offers a unique HMO environment supporting 4.3 million patient-members across the region. Cardiac Surgery is regionalized in three main centers. We are seeking a surgeon for the regional center of excellence in Santa Clara, California. The Santa Clara Kaiser facility is a 350-bed community academic program (academic affiliations include UCSF and Stanford). The practice is systems-based with full time PAs, intensivists, and hospitalists dedicated to the cardiac surgery service line and to the heart failure service line.

Practice Details:
-Join a stable group of 5 other surgeons in a busy practice. Case volume is approximately 900 per year
-Breadth of cases include complex valvular disease, coronary bypass, complex aortic surgery, TAVR, MIS, and heart failure (LVADs and ECMO).
-Participate in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary heart team specialized in complex structural heart disease.
-Train cardiothoracic surgery residents (UCSF and Stanford)
-Primary call is one in every six nights and weekends, affording an attractive life-work balance as a cardiac surgeon

Opportunity:
-Highly competitive salary
-Comprehensive benefits package
-Unique KP pension program that offers up to 50% salary support following retirement
-Potential for academic appointments at UCSF and Stanford University
-Opportunity to teach and grow the nascent Kaiser Permanente Medical School
-Regional-level research support for clinical outcome projects
-Yearly travel and educational allowance
-First-time buyers assistance and potential for salary advance upon joining

Community:
-Hospital is in the heart of Silicon Valley, home to the headquarters of several high-tech companies and the 9th most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Santa Clara is bordered by San Jose, Sunnyvale, and Cupertino.
-Outstanding local educational opportunities at all levels. Excellent public schools in the surrounding areas. Stanford University, Santa Clara University, and San Jose State are all just miles away.
-Just minutes from downtown Cupertino, San Jose, Palo Alto, and less than an hour from San Francisco.
-Santa Clara is home to Levis Stadium and the San Francisco 49ers. The San Jose Sharks home stadium is also just minutes away.
-Amazing location for those who enjoy outdoor activities and an active lifestyle. World-class skiing in Tahoe, amazing beaches, and nationally renowned parks are all nearby to enjoy.

Interested candidates should contact:
Vic Melikian
Chief - Department of Cardiac Surgery
Kaiser San Francisco Medical Center and Santa Clara Medical Center
Email: Vic.Melikian@kp.org

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