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Pediatric Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Company: Kaiser Permanente - The Permanente Medical Group,
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Kaiser Permanente/The Permanente Medical Group has an amazing opportunity available in the Silicon Valley of Northern California for an Adolescent Medicine Specialist.
Direct an adolescent medicine program in a busy Bay Area tertiary care pediatric center
Eating disorder care:

  • Expand and strengthen the pediatric/adolescent eating disorder program. This will be done in collaboration with the regional lead of Adolescent Medicine
  • Medical director of outpatient eating disorder program in the Santa Clara Area
  • Oversee multidisciplinary inpatient eating disorder care in the Santa Clara Area
  • Provide consult and teaching to inpatient Pediatrics team regarding hospitalization of adolescents with eating disorders


    • Provide consultation to general pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and family medicine physicians to help in the management of adolescents. These consults are including, but not limited to:
    • High-risk teens: high-risk sexual behavior, drug use, gang/juvenile justice, mental health with poor adherence, chronic medical conditions with poor adherence
    • Complex medical conditions: provide consultation and support for adolescents suffering with conditions that have combined medical/psychosocial etiologies (ex: chronic fatigue, autonomic disorders, somatization)
    • Transgender/gender-expansive youth
    • Contraceptive care (primarily managed by Pediatric Gyn)
    • Menstrual concerns (primarily managed by Pediatric Gyn)
    • Substance use and treatment
    • Sexually transmitted infections/prevention, provision of PrEP
    • Transition members from pediatrics to adult medicine

      • Leadership and education:

        • Provide leadership for and education in adolescent health locally and throughout Northern California


          • We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
          • We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing.
          • We collaborate across specialties and medical centers.
          • We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
          • We deliver culturally responsive, compassionate care to a diverse member population.


            • Shareholder track
            • Moving allowance
            • Comprehensive medical and dental
            • Home loan assistance - up to $200,000 (approval required)
            • Malpractice and tail insurance
            • Three retirement plans, including pension
            • Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave


              • Board certified in American Board of Pediatrics


                • Board certified or board eligible in American Board of Adolescent Medicine

                  To learn more about this opportunity and more or to apply, please visit:
                  We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V Employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

                  Kaiser Permanente/The Permanente Medical Group has an amazing opportunity available in the Silicon Valley of Northern California for an Adolesce...

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente - The Permanente Medical Group, , Santa Clara , Pediatric Adolescent Medicine Specialist, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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