Work at a "people-first" community hospital and join an extraordinary physician hospital group!
About the Opportunity
Kaweah Delta Health Care District is the largest hospital in Tulare and Kings Counties and the only hospital in Visalia. We have a heavy responsibility to provide the people of our community with efficient, quality healthcare in their local area.
APPs and Intensivists on staff – Procedures allowable if interested
7 on, 7 off or flexible schedule
Coverage of one unit
Patient census around 15
Admissions are split between hospitalists and intensivists
High turnover of patients on unit
Looking for someone to work at least 15 shifts/month, but not capped
581-bed academic facility (residency programs include FP, ED, PSY, TY, GS, and Anesthesia)
600,000+ Patient catchments area, diverse population, Level III Trauma Center, 100K+ annual ED visits per year
Visalia is located in the heart of the Central Valley and is referred to as the Gateway to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Conveniently located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Visalia is known for its rich agriculture, delicious dining, and its warm and welcoming small town charm. Visalia offers the unique combination of affordable housing, easy commute to work, a family friendly community and economic opportunity.
There is an average of 275 sunny days per year in Visalia! In the summer, temperatures range from the upper 90's during the daytime and drop to the low 80's in the evening. Our winter climate is mild. The average temperature in the early mornings and evenings is in the low 40's and during the daytime in the upper 50's.
In addition to our central location and California weather, there is also a wide-array of activities locally that you'll have easy access to enjoy. There are several lakes, two major rivers and reservoirs for fishing and boating. Three major ski resorts also are nearby, offering some of California's best downhill and cross-country skiing.
Internal Number: 6242772
About Kaweah Delta Healthcare District
Kaweah Delta was founded in 1963 as a district hospital. Now we are the largest hospital in Tulare County and a certified level III Trauma Center. We work with more than 4,400 medical professionals. Our eight-campus healthcare district contains over 581 beds. As the only hospital in Visalia, we offer comprehensive health services including cardiac surgery, general surgery, cancer treatment, mental health services, orthopedic surgery, a renowned NICU and pediatric center, and more.