PositionCustody Health Physician for Large Public Health and Hospital System in Silicon Valley

Better Health for All
County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS), a large public teaching healthcare system, affiliated 
with Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking full-time, part-time and extra help BC/BE 
Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physicians to join our dynamic practice in our county’s 
correctional facilities with opportunity to design a hybrid practice that includes assignments in 
our health system’s primary care or urgent care clinics.

We offer the unparalleled opportunity to gain the long-term personal and professional satisfaction 
of serving patients and our diverse community, with option to teach the next generation of health 
care providers, in one of the best places to live in the United States.

About the organization
County of Santa Clara Health System (CSCHS) is the second-largest County-owned health and hospital 
system in California and is committed to improving the health of the 1.9 million people of Santa 
Clara County. CSCHS is our local healthcare safety net and provider of comprehensive care, service, 
and programs to the residents. The Health System includes the Behavioral Health Services 
Department, Public Health Department, Emergency Medical Services Agency, Custody Health Services, 
Valley Health Plan and Santa Clara Valley Healthcare (SCVH). SCVH comprises of three hospitals: 
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC - a 731-bed central hospital), O’Connor Hospital (OCH - 
358 licensed beds), and Saint Louise Regional Hospital (SLRH – 93 licensed beds) and a network of 
11 outpatient health centers across the county, several urgent care clinics and a large specialty 

SCVMC itself hosts four residency and one fellowship training programs and partners with Stanford 
University Medical Center for the training of residents and fellows in many Stanford-based 
specialties. SCVMC also features a Level 1 Trauma Center, Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, ABA 
verified Burn Center, Primary Stroke Center, and a nationally recognized CARF-accredited 
Rehabilitation Center.
Owing to its geographic location and specialty offerings, SCVMC not only serves the County, but 
also the larger region.

Providers in our health system utilize a customized electronic health record (Epic) in both the 
Custody Health and SCVH care settings. The Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 
recognized SCVMC for achieving its highest level of success (Stage 7), based on our continuous 
innovation and optimization of our inpatient and outpatient EHR.

About the community
CSCHS is located in San Jose, California in the heart of Silicon Valley, offering a diverse choice 
of cultural, recreational, and lifestyle opportunities. Our physicians live in a range of 
communities, including urban (e.g., San Francisco), university (e.g., Palo Alto), high tech (e.g., 
many cities of Silicon Valley), mountain (e.g., Los Gatos), beach (e.g. Santa Cruz), and 
rural/agricultural (e.g., Morgan Hill and

Gilroy). Situated in one of the most desirable regions of the country – only 45 minutes from the 
Monterey Bay and three hours from the Sierra Nevada – our physicians enjoy a very high quality of 

About the Adult Custody Health Services (ACHS)
Our adult custody system includes the Main Jail in San Jose, Elmwood Men’s Facility and 
Correctional Center for Women in Milpitas. The Custody Health Services team provides comprehensive 
primary, preventive health and urgent care services to our patients. As an integrated part of our 
large health system, our custody physicians have access to full range of specialty services.

About the Positions
We are seeking physicians with an interest in health equity, correctional medicine, and service to 
vulnerable and underserved populations. In a 40-hours work week of a full-time physician, there are 
nine half days of clinical assignments and one-half day of patient care coordination time. 
Additional administrative time is granted to physicians with assigned administrative duties. 
Physicians will join a dynamic Medical Staff and a dedicated team of adult custody primary care 

About compensation and benefits
We offer competitive base salary, custody incentive differential pays, and over-code pay. Our
generous comprehensive benefit package includes 54 days of leave per year, paid malpractice (with 
tail coverage), long term disability insurance, educational fund, long term disability insurance, 
retirement savings, relocation assistance (if applicable) and many other benefits.

If you are looking to join a mission-driven practice with unparalleled personal and professional 
advantages, then please submit your letter of interest and CV to Roya Rousta at 
[email protected].

The San Francisco Bay Area is well known for its rich diversity of cultures. Santa Clara County 
Health System (CSCHS) seeks candidates whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to our 
commitment to diversity and excellence. The County of Santa Clara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 
religious belief, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or 
preference, pregnancy, marital status, disability, medical condition, political belief, veterans 
status, organizational affiliation or association with any individual in any of these groups. CSCHS 
is committed to inclusion for all of its patients, employees, and community.