Kaweah Delta 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
Intensivists available for 2nd opinion or procedure proctorship
Full-Time, 7 on, 7 off or flexible schedule
Geographic Rounding – 90% of patients located in one unit
Patient census around 12
Admissions split between hospitalists and intensivists
Patients generally stabilized and transferred to medical floor for discharge planning
Mixed acuity levels – acute and chronic care
Residency program involvement in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Transitional Year, General Surgery, and Anesthesia
ED expansion in progress – 40 beds to 74 beds
Opening new 24-bed step down unit in Fall 2019
600,000+ diverse population, 581-licensed beds, Level III Trauma Center, 100K+ annual ED visits per year
Compensation - $2,000/shift - $360,000/year, which includes $50,000 benefits guarantee
Signing bonus & relocation assistance available
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.
5 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 6242772
About Kaweah Delta Health Care 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.