Feather River Hospital is actively seeking a Family Medicine physicians to work as an independent contractor in a multi-specialty group practice setting or practice out of one of our established rural health clinics in Chico Paradise and Corning. The current need is for physicians within both Paradise, CA, and Corning, CA- a rural community about 35 minutes from Chico. The ideal candidate will be experienced and comfortable treating a wide-range of patients, though newly trained physicians will also be considered. Experience and/or additional training in Addiction Medicine would be a plus, though this is not required. This opportunity offers several employment options.
A competitive compensation and benefits package including a signing bonus and relocation assistance is available. The current positions involve a 4.5-day work week; physicians who are avaialble on a part-time basis will also be considered.
This opportunity meets the requirements for J-1 visa sponsorships.
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About the Hospital
Feather River Hospital (FRH) is a 100-bed acute-care hospital, serving a population of 45,000. We are dedicated to extraordinary patient care, as well as meeting the needs of our physicians in both their practice and lifestyle. FRH has a wide array of outpatient departments and services designed to meet the health care needs of Paradise and the neighboring communities. Services include cancer center, cardiology, critical care, diagnostic laboratory, emergency department, GI laboratory, home health, hospice (including a hospice house), hospital-based outpatient clinics, home oxygen, medical imaging, obstetrics, rural health center, same-day services, sleep medicine and surgery.
In the past year, FRH opened a new outpatient surgery center with 18 patient preparatory rooms, where the patient is admitted, prepped, and the returned for surgery. FRH also opened a rural health clinic in Corning, CA, offering medical, laboratory and imaging services. They were also awarded a Gold Seal Accreditation in positron emission tomography (PET) as a result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.
In 2014, FRH had 4,662 admissions, 870 deliveries, 24,262 emergency visits, and 284,157 outpatient visits. The hospital is staffed by 219 physicians, 1,214 employees and 450 volunteers.