Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, http://dhmf.org/dominican , is seeking an experienced, energetic and hardworking Family Medicine Advanced Practice Clinician, who speaks Spanish, to join our vibrant team. We are a multi-specialty, physician owned group with more than 80 physicians and advanced practice clinicians and still growing. We are affiliated with Dominican Hospital, a 250-bed hospital, http://dominicanhospital.org .
Practice Opportunity Includes:
Family Medicine outpatient practice
Outstanding support staff
Practice with Collaborative Physicians On-Site
Monday to Friday schedule
No after hour/weekend call responsibilities
Experienced candidates only
Ability to speak Spanish
Why Join Us?
Located in sunny Watsonville, CA (30 minutes from Monterey, Santa Cruz and Salinas; 1 hour from San Jose)
Aligned with one of the largest health systems in the nation and the largest hospital system in California
Generous salary and bonus after two years
Sign on bonus, relocation assistance, CME and benefits
Located on the central coast of California, Watsonville's economy centers predominantly around the farming industry . It is known for growing strawberries, apples, lettuce and a host of other vegetables. The Pajaro Valley, where Watsonville is located, boasts pristine beaches and a Mediterranean climate. Birders flock to the miles of trails around the Wetlands of Watsonville. Nearby, the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Reserve is one of California's last undisturbed wetlands and is ideal for bird watching. An annual Birding Festival, the Strawberry Festival, a weekly farmer's market, Watsonville Plaza, and the Agricultural History Museum are sights not to be missed. Watsonville has an attractive coastal environment for the neighboring inland communities with very hot summers. There are several private religious-based schools in Watsonville such as Notre Dame School, Monte Vista Christian, Salesian Sisters, and St. Francis. There are also several charter schools and the non-religious independent Pre-K through 12th grade Mount Madonna School. These schools provide a wide range of educational options for local families.
Santa Cruz is known for its beach scene, redwood forests, unique surf and art culture, natural scenic beauty, and friendly and active residents. The weather is mild, with summer temperatures in the mid- 70s and winter temperatures in the mid-50s. The sun shines more than 300 days a year. From the cultural excitement of a world-renowned university and vibrant city, to redwood forests, miles of sandy beaches, and rugged mountains, Santa Cruz is a paradise of contrasts. Downtown Santa Cruz offers a plethora of restaurants and one-of-a-kind shops. In addition, it offers an upscale residential district, historic Victorians, galleries, a modern museum and a vibrant nightlife. There are year-round cultural events for every interest. You and your family will have the opportunity of enjoying this unique paradise of contrasts.
Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican is an established physician owned 80+ provider multi-specialty group serving the continuing health care needs of Santa Cruz County. Backed by the rich heritage of Dominican Hospital, Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican providers are available to provide convenient, personalized care for the community. The group's affiliation with Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health systems, connects it to the highest standard of health care available in Santa Cruz County.
We know that humankindness is powerful medicine. After more than a century of experience, we’ve learned that modern medicine is more effective when it’s delivered with compassion. We are successful because we know that the word care is what makes health care work.At Dignity Health, our humankindness is extended to every member of the team. We take a holistic approach to letting our people know that they truly matter. We chose the name Dignity Health because the value of dignity is woven into the fabric of our culture. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.We offer a supportive, collegial environment, with a staff that’s passionate about bringing the very best practices to patient care. We are an organization committed to facility infrastructure, the latest technology and effective communication. Most of all, you will discover the spirit, idealism and family-friendly environment that comes with a mission driven, not-for-profit healthcare o...rganization."Hello humankindness starts with the proven idea that human connection leads to better health."