Sierra View Medical Center, a 167-bed, full-service acute care hospital located at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, is seeking a Founding Program Director to develop a 30 categorical resident (10 per year) internal medicine residency program, with 5-transition year IM residents per year. The hospital, located in Porterville, California, serves the entire Southern Sequoia region of California’s Central Valley and is the pre-eminent health care provider in the area. The service area includes a population of over 115,000 residents.
The hospital and its leadership are committed to strengthening the primary and preventive care workforce in the region, ensuring that the next generation of health care professionals has the competence and sensitivity that their community needs.
This is a rare opportunity to build a program that will fill a vital need and have significant impact on the quality of care delivery and health outcomes of this population. Serving the community since 1958, the Program Director will have access to the rich experience of a community medical staff and innovative leadership.
The successful candidate will be a confident, visionary leader with the maturity, integrity, knowledge and cultural sensitivity to inspire, develop and recruit strong faculty and residents and advance collaborative relationships with the community and community partners.
SVMC has retained the services of Kaye/Bassman to conduct this leadership search. SVMC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.