Sports/Family Medicine Physician

Employer
Providence
Location
Fullerton, CA
Salary
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Posted
Mar 24, 2022
Closes
Jul 15, 2022
Ref
17576
Specialty
Sport Medicine
Position Type
Physician
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
Providence St. Jude Medical Group is seeking a full-time Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or PM&R physician with subspecialty training to work within our large and well-established orthopedic surgical group in Orange County, California. The physician will join our multispecialty group of orthopedic surgeons as a non-surgical treatment partner. The candidate will be expected to manage their own panel of patients with predominantly orthopedic and sports medicine conditions, which will include acute athletic injuries, chronic overuse musculoskeletal injuries, and degenerative joint conditions. Ideally, the candidate will have experience or training in administering ultrasound-guided injections utilizing corticosteroids, viscosupplementation, and platelet-rich plasma. If the applicant does not have specialized training in these injection modalities, there will be an expectation for the physician to pursue Continuing Medical Education in those techniques to enhance their clinical practice. The physician will also refer patients to their surgical partners when operative treatment becomes appropriate. There will be an opportunity to participate in monthly department case conferences and process enhancement meetings for those interested in leadership roles. The physician's practice will be expected to be busy right away given the abundance of non-surgical patients who are currently being managed by our large group (8+) of multi-specialty orthopedic surgeons who are fellowship-trained in sports medicine, total joint replacement, trauma, and foot-ankle surgery. We also have a referral base of 100+ primary care providers in our regional health system who will potentially refer out musculoskeletal complaints that are beyond their usual scope. Enjoy being part of a strong, mission-oriented organization ideally located in Fullerton, California.
  • Non-surgical sports medicine and musculoskeletal care (not a primary care position)
  • Outpatient care only
  • Instant referral base from established orthopedic group, build own patient panel right away
  • Be part of a cohesive musculoskeletal care group with excellent surgeons, on-site imaging, and robust physical therapy facilities
  • Office procedures needed-- including ultra-sound based injections, and Platelet Rich Plasma
  • Excellent location close to both mountains and beaches in Orange County, California.
  • New graduates are welcome to apply

Where You'll Work

Based in Fullerton, California, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group is a multispecialty medical practice fully integrated with St. Jude Medical Center. Affiliated with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, the values of dignity, service, excellence and justice are the driving force of the group. With over 150 skilled physicians in virtually every specialty, St. Jude Heritage's medical services range from primary care to leading-edge surgical procedures. Convenient Orange County locations make it easy to access exceptional care.

Where You'll Live

Orange groves, historic railways, and a warm Mediterranean climate are hallmarks of Fullerton, California. A thriving Orange County town, Fullerton is known for its walkability, livability, and as the birthplace of the electric guitar. The city rests near the Coyote Hills, one of the largest open spaces in Orange County. These low-lying mountains are known for succulents and citrus trees, with dusty roads and equestrian trails connecting both residential and commercial areas.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

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