This is a 4 pediatrician single specialty group in Los Gatos, in the beautiful Silicon Valley near San Jose. We are independently owned and operated and have been established in the area for over 30 years. Our senior partner is retiring and we would love to find a new associate who is looking for the right opportunity here.
We want an energetic pediatrician who loves working with families and children who are generally healthy. This pediatrician needs to be able to spot the few sick children who come to us and know how to care for these children skillfully and refer to local pediatric subspecialists appropriately. You would work 4 days a week in the office and take one in four night/weekend on call, which involves answering ~1-2 phone calls from 5:30 PM to 10 PM on weeknights. The one weekend in four on call includes Saturday morning office hours and seeing 1-3 newborns in two local hospitals, with neonatologists and hospitalists available to care for the critically ill patients.
Success in this job depends on your ability to connect with the kids and their parents and to establish and maintain a good professional reputation in the community. We are one of the remaining old-school, privately owned and operated doctor's offices in a suburban/metropolitan area that contains three large corporate medical-industrial complexes with which we must compete. We have been quite successful in this business model and offer competitive salary and benefits, with the opportunity to customize the practice to fit the interests of the individual doctor. There is not much hospital work, but you must be comfortable with night and weekend on call availability, as this is what sets us apart from the corporate medical complexes. There are opportunities to network with local obstetricians and to speak to new parents in prenatal classes which helps your practice grow. A California medical license is required for all serious applicants.
A new doctor here starts as an associate with an salary for 1-3 years. If the associate's practice is growing and the three established partners are happy with the associate's performance, and the associate is interested in assuming administrative responsibilities (employee supervision, supply purchasing, revenue collection) a partnership will then be considered. We want you to succeed and will do everything in our power to support you to partnership.
Additional Salary Information: An alternate salary of $600/day can be negotiated if candidate prefers 3 days per week in office, but one in four night and weekend on call is required.
We are a group of four board certified pediatricians in partnership. The practice was established in 1987 and continues to grow. The group is wholly owned and operated by the partners, which allows us maximum decision-making ability and pride of ownership. There are 10 exam rooms in the office. Our senior partner plans to retire in 2018. The patients are English speaking and insured.