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Locum Tenens Hospitalist Jobs > California > Santa Cruz

Hospitalist

Staff Care

Santa Cruz, California

Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Hospitalist - Physician - (Hospital Medicine) Locum Tenens
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 Hour/Day

Hospitalist locum tenens assignment with large, well established health care group, requesting full time days and nights coverage in wonderful area in California.

A hospitalist (locum tenens) is a physician that is generally Internal Medicine residency trained but can be from Family Medicine or other sub-specialty programs. They specialize in the care of patients who have been admitted into a hospital. These general medicine professionals perform a variety of roles in the hospital and, accordingly, must be familiar with the entirety of human physiology and a wide range of illnesses and medical conditions. Hospitalists complete residencies in internal medicine, much like primary care physicians. When patients arrive to the hospital, a hospitalist will take care of them, prescribing treatment as needed, before referring them to a specialist or discharging them from the facility.

About the Facility
Boasting a staff of more than 400 physicians and operating across two campuses, this hospital offers high quality care to residents of the Greater Santa Cruz area. The Joint Commission accredited facility first opened its doors to the public in 1941 as an 18 bed facility and has steadily grown since then, blossoming into one of the most trusted names in medical care in the region. As a member of the Catholic Healthcare West group, the facility is equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology and strives to uphold the high quality of care that patients associate with its parent institution.

Facility Location
In Spanish the word Santa Cruz means Holy Cross. This city just south of San Francisco is located off the northern part of Monterey Bay. Santa Cruz is now well known for its temperate climate, the beauty of its natural coastline and forests and its unconventional community lifestyle. Its actually a beach resort with an oceanfront amusement park. Theres even a Clock Tower in the center of the city.

Job Benefits
Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company
Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.


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