General Surgery Job In La Quinta, California
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Join a practicing surgeon in La Quinta, California, located in Southern California’s beautiful Coachella Valley. Existing surgeon relocated to La Quinta and started his own solo practice just 1 ½ years ago and is already at capacity with a backlog of cases. A physician community needs survey indicates a deficit of 9.4 surgeons, so there is plenty of opportunity to build a practice and a future here. ED call shared with several surgeons and practice call shared 1:2. Preferred candidate will have at least 1 or 2 years of practice experience and have proficiency in endoscopy.
The opportunity offers a partnership track, autonomy, a service area with a deficit of surgeons, reward for your efforts, access to big city amenities and living where the sun shines over 300 days per year! If this appeals to you then send a CV for immediate consideration.
La Quinta, California is one of 9 cities that comprise the Coachella Valley, also known as the Greater Palm Springs region. This beautiful sun drenched desert community with its soaring palm trees and picturesque mountains provide a perfect atmosphere in which to live, visit, work and play. Enjoy golf, tennis, hiking and biking, as well as a variety of restaurants, high end shopping and cultural amenities. This is not just a resort and retirement area. The Coachella Valley has approximately 500,000 year round residents and continues to grow and attract young families every year. And when you want to get away you can travel by air at the Palm Springs International Airport or a 2 ½ hour drive gets you to the Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and the Bear Mountain Lake and Ski resorts.
All candidates must be Board Certified or Board Eligible with a clean record and a California License, or application in process.
Palm Springs and La Quinta are in Southern California's Coachella Valley where approximately 500,000 people reside. This beautiful Desert region, nestled at the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains, offers daily sunshine and an abundance of shopping, restaurants, sports and cultural activities. Just a little farther away you can enjoy snow sports in Big Bear Mountain and water sports at the Colorado River. Getting to Los Angeles, San Diego and the beaches of Orange County is about a 2 hour drive.
John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital was founded in 1966 by a group of physicians including Dr. Carreon, who later had one of the hospitals cross streets named in his honor. Originally called Indio Community Hospital, the hospital grew from a 112-bed hospital to the 158-bed JFK Memorial Hospital of today.
JFK Memorial Hospital is part of Tenet, California. Our acute care hospital has provided medical care to residents in the Central/Eastern Coachella Valley since 1966.
The hospital features:
- Emergency Care 24/7
- Orthopedic and joint replacement services using emerging technology
- Sports Medicine Program
- Cardiovascular services
- Maternity care and pediatric services
- Ambulatory surgery center
- Imaging services
- Outpatient Rehabilitation Center
JFK Memorial Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. JFK is the recipient of several prestigious healthcare awards in the last year.