Physician Placements

Coordinated by Emily Wilkens

For a complete listing of placements, see the current issue of the Alumni JOURNAL.

Looking for a new job? Adventist Health has many open positions in variety of specialties and locations.


EXCELLENT ED/ACC POSITIONS FOR BC/BE PHYSICIANS. Northern, Southern and Central California locations. Stable contracts, high hourlies, attractive facilities, profit sharing, paid malpractice, excellent benefits. Op­portunity for growth and leadership. Join our partnership of established emergency medicine and ambulatory care physicians. Contact Doug Harala, CEP America, 2100 Powell Street, Suite 920, Emery­ville, CA 94608-1803; e-mail haralad@medamerica.com (800) 842-2619.

AFRICA—SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST HOSPITAL, ILE-IFE, Nigeria, West Africa. Be a medical missionary in Africa. Help train physicians in the only Adventist residency (family medicine) program in Africa. Openings for board-certified general surgeon and OB/GYN/ Short-term/volunteer specialists in other specialties also needed and welcomed. Tropical medicine electives available for medical students and residents. E-mail CV with inquiries to Herb Giebel, MD, PME Director, at GiebelNet@aol.com.

GUAM—Seventh-day Adventist Guam Clinic is seeking individuals interested in short and/or long term medical missionary service. We have openings in the following specialties:  general surgery, ob/gyn, internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, rheumatology, gastroenterology, cardiology, nephrology, orthopedics and urology.  We welcome DMA program participants, third-year resident rotation, and fourth-year medical student electives.  We are looking for caring and compassionate physicians with strong Christian values to serve in our community.  If you are interested in learning about the benefits and opportunities of working at our Clinic, contact Madeline Horinouchi, recruiter at mhorinouchi@guamsda.com or 1-671-483-5998.  Our Mission – “Leading people to Christ through high quality health care and education.”

HAWAII—CARDIOLOGY IN KAILUA Castle Medical Center in Kailua, Hawaii is actively seeking interventional cardiologists. The community needs another Interventionalist and several private practice options are currently available for physicians who would like to practice in our community. The ideal candidate will be a high performing, collaborative and energetic physician who is a great communicator. Call is shared and there is a requirement to fulfill 1 week of ER call per month. This is an outstanding opportunity for a physician wanting to live in a beautiful, family-friendly location, and work with an established team that recently began a new open heart surgery program. Visit physiciancareers.ah.org to learn more or apply.

MICHIGAN—DERMATOLOGY TRAINING IN MICHIGAN: Wanted board certified physician want­ing to learn dermatology. If you are tired of medicine, I would suggest looking at dermatology which is a nice mix of medical and surgical problems. Dermatologists have one of the highest job satisfaction levels of any specialty. Please contact me at (269) 964-9777 (home) or (909) 289-1020. Donn LaTour, MD.

OHIO—CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE-DAYTON, OH Excellent opportunity for BC/BE CCM or CCM/Pulmonary physician to join growing 25+ physicians private practice CCM/ID/Hospitalis/Endocrine group. Dayton is located in southwestern, OH near Cincinnati. The metropolitan area of 800,00 offers many cultural, sports and recreational activies, excellent public and private school systems and affordable housing. Competitive salary and outstanding benefit package offered. Not a J-1 Visa opportunity. Send CV or call: Becky Kronauge-Practice Administrator 33 West Rahn Rd. #102, Dayton, OH 45429 Phone: (937)433-8990 ext. 124 FAX: (937) 433-8691 Internet: http://www.sdacc.com; Email: rkronauge@sdacc.com

OREGON—ORTHOPAEDICS IN TILLAMOOK, OR Tillamook Regional Medical Center (formerly Tillamook County General Hospital) is actively seeking an Orthopaedist. The ideal candidate is a BE/BC physician who is comfortable with all aspects of general Orthopedics. A physician interested in working in a full-time capacity is desired though candidates who are available on a regular part-time basis will also be considered. An experienced or a newly trained physician with a collaborative approach to medicine is desired. This represents an outstanding opportunity to provide care for Tillamook County and several neighboring communities who will appreciate your professional expertise. Experience or familiarity with EMR is a plus. Visit physiciancareers.ah.org to learn more or apply.

WASHINGTON—INTERNAL MEDICINE IN WALLA WALLA Walla Walla General Hospital is currently seeking an Internal Medicine physician to join an established multi-specialty group practice. This full-time, employed, outpatient focused position is ideal for a physician with demonstrated clinical excellence, high personal and professional values and an outstanding work ethic. The current medical group consists of physicians and advanced practitioners in Cardiology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics and is located on the campus at Walla Walla General Hospital. This collegial group is 100% EHR based and evenly shares call. The hospital has 24/7 hospitalist support so call is telephonic. Visit physiciancareers.ah.org to learn more or apply.

CALIFORNIA

FEATHER RIVER HOSPITAL (FRH) is a 100-bed acute care hospital in Northern California, serving a population of 45,000. We are a member of Adventist Health, a non-profit organization with hospitals in California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii.
Current opportunities include: Pulmonology/Critical Care, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Urology, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalists and Pediatric Medicine. We offer the Adventist Health Advance MD program, signing bonus, relocation assistance, an income guarantee, physician participation in policy decision-making, remote-access digital imaging, electronic medical records and library system, and hospital-sponsored events for the entire family.

In January 2012, our new 18-bed Emergency Department will open! Our Cancer Center was accredited in 2010 by the American College of Surgeons. We are affiliated with Stanford University’s Medical School for clinical trials and most recently, we were selected as one of only two hospitals in California to participate in the PARP Inhibitor trials for Triple Negative Breast Cancer. In 2008, we opened a state-of-the-art, 41,500 sq ft Rural Health Center with a broad range of medical specialties. As a double CAPE (California Award for Performance Excellence) Gold Quality Award winning hospital (in 2008 and 2010), we are dedicated to extraordinary patient care, as well as meeting the needs of our physicians in both their practice and lifestyle. Our commitment to physicians and staff reflects in our low nursing vacancy rate, low physician turnover and the strong relationship between the CEO and the medical staff.
Paradise, CA is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills 90 minutes north of Sacramento and 15 minutes east of Chico (a diverse university town with a population of 80,000). Nestled between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe (each about 175 miles away), Paradise offers breathtaking scenery and outdoor activities including fishing, boating, biking, hiking and golf. There are several Adventist churches in the area and a renowned 12-grade SDA academy. Paradise and the surrounding communities host a myriad of cultural events and are home to the second largest reservoir in California and one of the largest municipal parks in the nation. We have over 260 days of sunshine per year and an average annual snowfall of 2 ½ inches. Median housing prices average 25% less than that of the rest of California.

In terms of schooling, Paradise Adventist Academy is an outstanding K-12 grade school with an 8th grade teacher that was named the 2005 Teacher of the Year at the annual Disney Teacher Awards! Over 95% of the graduates go on to college.
If you are interested in joining our growing healthcare team, please contact Patricia Huse at 530-876-7191 huseps@ah.org or Keith Stilson at 530-876-2127 stilsokr@ah.org.

SDA Family Practice physician BC/BE to join an established practice in Antioch, CA. Initial guaranteed salary and office space available. Growing community in the East Bay/Delta Region of California. Recreational and cultural amenities abound in or near this area. New SDA 8-grade school and church campus. A successful candidate will pass a background screen and hospital credentialing. Submit CV with 3 references and cover letter in .pdf or .doc format to: Don Amador, Physician Recruitment, damador@cwo.com, phone: 925.783.1834

SURGICAL MULTISPECIALTIES—Medical Group in Los Angeles is seeking BC/BE general surgeon to join a well-established busy practice. The practice has two main office locations on the campuses of tertiary care teaching hospitals 10 minutes apart in greater Los Angeles area. Please respond with CV to rebecca_smmg@yahoo.com or fax CV to (323) 224-2790.

FAMILY PRACTICE JOB OPPORTUNITY. Excellent opportunity for FT/PT—A family practice job opportunity for a FT/PT Family Practice Physician in Oroville, California. Well-established outpatient practice is looking to add another physician. Location conducive to a su perb lifestyle, with rewarding patient base and flexible hours. If interested, please call Vaughn Smith at (503) 570-2503 or email smithch_2000@yahoo.com.

Adventist Health—West Coast

Adventist Health is committed to sharing God’s love by providing physical, mental, and spiritual healing. As a not-for-profit, faith-based health care system, this mission is shared by each of the 17 hospitals and numerous clinics and outpatient facilities we own and manage in California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii. To find out more about current pyhsician opportunities, contact Ryan Rasmusson in Adventist Health’s Physician Services department at (800) 847-9840, e-mail phyjobs@ah.org or visit www.adventisthealth.org/phyjobs

Residents and Fellows­—Adventist Health’s AdvanceMD program is all about you. With AdvanceMD you get paid up to two years before you complete your training. To compare locations, find out additional details and be considered for opportunities, visit www.advanceMDprogram.com

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