Salud Para La Gente

204 East Beach Street -Watsonville 95076

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About the Organization

Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare to underserved low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, including Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County. We began in Watsonville 1978 as a storefront free clinic, and in 1992 became a federally qualified health center (FQHC). Today we are a primary health care network with 12 clinic sites, over 400 employees and continue to provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

SALUD is a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) which includes the following services for our patients: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Women's Health, OB/GYN (including hospitalist services), Optometry, Dental, Behavioral Health, and Chiropractic. We serve ~30,000 patients per year with 120,000 visits; the majority of whom are Spanish speaking.

Our dedicated staff is focused on our mission to provide services to our community that represents all of our demographics, including the homeless and immigrant workers. An environment of respect and dignity characterizes our interactions with both staff and patients.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, voluntary long term disability, a 401(k) with a 2% match, Holidays and PTO beginning at an accrual of 19 days per year.

About the Community

Salud Para La Gente is located on the Monterey Bay in California. From the forest to the ocean, there are abundant recreational opportunities including hiking, camping, surfing, beach resorts, bird watching, kayaking, and exploring natural sloughs along the coast.

Fresh produce and fruit abounds in the area, with companies like Driscoll's (berries), Martinelli's (apples and juice products), Monterey Mushrooms, Fresh Express and Taylor Farms located nearby.

From Santa Cruz to Monterey there are a variety of communities to appeal to the new resident, with populations ranging from 3,000 to 60,000.

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Associate Chief Medical Officer-Pediatrics

Watsonville, California Salud Para La Gente

Last Updated: 10/06/16  |   Posted: 6/04/13