Santa Cruz, CA: A sharp Family Medicine physician is invited to join a successful primary care group in this wonderful coastal city just a couple of blocks from the beach and the harbor. This established group has been providing patient-centered medical care to people of all ages, and all socioeconomic classes, for more than four decades.
Enjoy practicing in a brand new 9,000 square foot facility, in an environment that embraces integrity, trust, compassion and teamwork. Focus on preventive health, chronic care, pediatric care, reproductive health and urgent care services.
Physicians who speak Spanish will receive priority attention!
If selected, you will earn a very competitive salary, along with benefits that include paid relocation, health, dental and life insurance, plenty of paid time off, more paid leave plus a budget for your CME, and participation in a retirement plan too! You will also be eligible to apply for federal student loan repayment in this approved National Health Service Corps site.
Santa Cruz is a beautiful, historic city of over 60,000 on the shore of Monterey Bay near Silicon Valley/San Jose, and just an hour from the San Francisco Bay. Settled by the Spanish in 1791, this community is now known for its strong surf culture, enticing state parks and beaches, and Mediterranean-style climate.
Santa Cruz is full of opportunities! Residents here enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, artistic and cultural events, and diverse educational opportunities. The fertile California coast is home to numerous organic farms, and fresh local produce is offered in farmer’s markets nearly every day. The community hosts an eclectic array of cultural happenings, and stimulating educational opportunities are available at the local branch of the University of California, at Cabrillo College – and in top-rated public schools!
Santa Cruz is home to an award winning amusement park, in operation for more than a hundred years! Enjoy access to the Monterey Bay Natural Marine Sanctuary, an ocean preserve larger than Yosemite National Park, with deep ocean nearer to shore here than any other coastal city. The resulting biological and geographical diversity draws scholars, students, and nature lovers alike. Inland, the recreational offerings are just as diverse, with superior golfing, plus camping, hiking and biking in historic redwood forests. More than a dozen State Parks are in easy reach, offering everything from arid coastline to thickly wooded hills and picturesque waterfalls. Big Sur, Carmel and Pacific Grove are mere minutes away.
Explore what Santa Cruz can offer your family!