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Physician / Psychiatry / California / Permanent /

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Work and live in the birthplace of the Silicon Valley

Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto is located in the northwestern corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Palo Alto means tall stick in Spanish; the city is named after a coastal redwood tree called El Palo Alto.

The city was established by Leland Stanford Sr. when he founded Stanford University, following the death of his son, Leland Stanford Jr. Palo Alto includes portions of Stanford University and shares its borders with East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. As of the 2010 census, the city's total resident population is 64,403.

As one of the principal cities of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (Client), Space Systems/Loral, VMware, Tesla, Ford Research and Innovation Center, PARC, IDEO, Skype, Houzz, and Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center. Palo Alto has also served as an incubator and was headquarters to several other prominent high-technology companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Pinterest, and PayPal.


Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS)
VAPAHCS is a teaching hospital associated with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It provides patient care services as well as education and research. Health care is provided in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. 1,300 University residents, interns, and students are trained annually.

VAPAHCS operates nearly 900 beds, including three nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary serving more than 85,000 enrolled veterans.

Location: 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto CA 94304

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform all duties and responsibilities of a staff psychiatrist. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Admission/discharge
  • Treatment and professional direction of inpatient care
  • Psychiatric consultations
  • Rounds
  • Attending treatment team meetingsMental Health Services include:
    • Acute Inpatient Mental Health unit - 40 beds
    • Consults to Acute Medicine/Surgery inpatient units
    • Psychiatric Assessment in the emergency department
      • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
      • Licensed in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia (or be Board Certified/Eligible) to practice medicine or surgery
      • BLS Certified
        The general assignment will be 5 days a week at the VAPAHCS Acute Inpatient Mental Health Units. The normal work schedule will be Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm (with a 1 2 hour non-paid lunch).

        POP: July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.

        KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Palo Alto , Physician / Psychiatry / California / Permanent /, Healthcare , Palo Alto, California

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