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Orange County, California

I am a PERMANENTE PHYSICIAN. A dedicated doctor who believes in pursuing dreams, creating hope, and driving progress.

Every physician who is part of the Southern California Permanente Medical Group shares a passion for advancing the practice of medicine. We fuel that passion by creating a culture of innovation and collaboration—one where the quality of care we deliver is elevated by the accelerated resources we provide.

SURGICAL HOSPITALIST - Neurosurgery & Spine Surgery

Opening in Orange County, California

Southern California Permanente Medical Group is recruiting an experienced surgical hospitalist to join the Orange County team! The surgical hospitalist will be dedicated to the Direct Observation Unit (DOU) and Neurosurgery/Spine Med/Surg Floor and will be an essential part of Orange County becoming a complex spine center.

We are currently seeking a physician who is enthusiastic about building a program to be part of a collegial, collaborative, respectful team of 7 neurosurgeons, 4 PA’s, and 1 neurosurgery chief resident. The surgical hospitalist will be dedicated to neurosurgery patients, assist manage post-surgical patients, and round on DOU and patient floors with 10-15 patients maximum. The selected candidate will have support from 4 PA's and 1 dedicated PA for rounding - PAs manage admins and discharges and help with daily notes.

At SCPMG, you'll enjoy the amazing recreational activities, spectacular natural scenery, and exceptional climate our area is known for, along with stability in today's rapidly changing health care environment.

SCPMG is proud to offer its physicians:

  • An organization that has served the communities of Southern California for more than 70 years
  • A physician-led practice that equally emphasizes professional autonomy and cross-specialty collaboration
  • Comprehensive administrative support
  • An environment that promotes excellent service to patients
  • A fully implemented electronic medical record system
  • An excellent salary, comprehensive benefits, and partnership eligibility after 3 years


Pay range for full-time openings is $338,743.00–$401,127.00. Minimum salaries are inclusive of premium pay and incentives depending on skills and competencies and geographic location. Annual Salary will be based on longevity with the Group and FTE work schedule/effort.

If you believe in pursuing dreams, creating hope, and driving progress, then you’re the very definition of a Permanente Physician.

For consideration or to apply, please visit our website at:

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For questions or additional information, please contact Stella Kim at 800-541-7946 or

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April 2023


Stella Kim