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General Surgeon

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Stockton
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview
Dignity Health Medical Group - Stocktonis recruiting an additional, experienced General Surgeon who would develop a full scope practice.Practice Highlights:

  • Employed model (guaranteed salary period with incentives)
  • Well respected, tenured, multi-specialty Group
  • No call (hospital has surgical hospitalistprogram)
  • Opportunity to operate at affiliate surgery centerPatients are cared for at our affiliatehospital, St. Joseph's Medical Center, a 348 -bed, acute care facility, serving the Stockton Community since 1899. The way in which we approach our patients and each other is ingrained in our culture, and can be summed up in two words:Hello humankindness.Community Highlights:
    • Sunny California weather
    • Affordablereal estate
    • Access to Napa, San Francisco, Monterey, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite
    • Variety of arts, culture, food, recreation, and entertainment
    • Good schools (public, private, charter, faith-based)Dignity Health Medical Group - Stockton, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, is a dynamic multi-specialty group with over 20 physicians and advanced practitioners and still growing. The groups affiliation with Dignity Health, one of the nations largest health systems, connects it to the highest standard of health care available. We are affiliated with St. Josephs Medical Center, a 360 bed regional hospital.Dignity Health is a part of CommonSpirit, one of the nation's largest health systems dedicated to advancing health for all people.Community DescriptionTree-shaded streets, beautiful parks, sports, challenging golf courses, after-school playgrounds, and arts await you and your family in Californias Central Valley. Stockton is one of Californias fastest growing communities, with a dynamic, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population of nearly 370,000. It is 83 miles east of San Francisco and 45 miles south of Sacramento. Stockton offers outstanding recreational opportunities, including a professional baseball team, an Olympic size ice rink, beautiful parks, bicycle paths and the Delta, which provides thousands of miles of waterways for water skiing, sailing and other water activities. Opportunities abound to enjoy music, theater, dance, literary events, and local opera and symphony groups. Stockton is home to several well-known institutions of higher learning, including the University of the Pacific and California State University Stanislaus-Stockton.
      Responsibilities
      Patient Care:Diagnose and treat various medical conditions.Develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans.Conduct thorough medical examinations and histories.Communication:Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare teams.Provide clear and concise medical information.Foster a collaborative and patient-centered approach to healthcare.Documentation:Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.Document medical findings, diagnoses, and treatment plans.Ensure compliance with coding and billing regulations.Diagnostic Procedures:Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as lab work and imaging.Perform procedures as neededCollaborate with specialists for further diagnostic evaluation.Team Collaboration:Collaborate with nurses, specialists, and other healthcare professionals.Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and case discussions.Provide consultative services to other healthcare providers.Quality Improvement:Participate in quality assurance and improvement initiatives.Review and analyze clinical outcomes for continuous improvement.Implement changes to enhance patient care and safety.Compliance:Adhere to ethical and legal standards in medical practice.Stay informed about healthcare regulations and compliance requirements.Participate in quality audits to ensure adherence to standards.Continuous Learning:Stay abreast of medical advancements and best practices.Participate in ongoing medical education and training.Contribute to the development of clinical protocols and guidelines.
      Qualifications
      A valid and unrestricted California medical licenseBoard eligible or board certified in specified area of medical specialty (ABMS or AOA)Completion of an accredited post-graduate training program
      Pay Range
      $156.00 - $192.00 /hour

Keywords: Dignity Health, Stockton , General Surgeon, Other , Stockton, California

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