Gastroenterology Opportunity in Central California

Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8764
Verified Date 08/10/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa Yes
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • This is an exciting opportunity to practice high quality clinical care while living in sunny California.
  • Join a team of three other leading Gastroenterologists
  • Access to state-of-the-art endoscopy center

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • PTO and CME
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Medical Insurance
  • Productivity Bonus and ASC Ownership Potential
  • Possible Sign-on Bonus and Relocation

Community Details

  • Salinas’ hospitality blends yesterday’s charm with today’s modern conveniences.
  • The California Rodeo, California International Airshow, and the world famous Steinbeck Festival are major attractions of our colorful and diverse city.
  • Visitors can also explore the nearby Monterrey Peninsula, the historic missions of San Juan Bautista, Soledad, Carmel and San Antonio de Padua, the world-class wineries of South Monterey County, the beauty of nearby beaches, and Pinnacles National Monument.
  • Carmel Unified School District is also a top rated, public school district, which make it an ideal location for the whole family.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation:  Gastroenterology Starting salaries located in communities similar to Salinas, CA often are $25,000 to $40,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In San Jose and San Francisco. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market:  4 bd 3ba 2,384 sqft Home that is move in ready 2,350+ sq ft 4 bedroom 2.5 bath with office/den/ bonus room. All new interior paint and flooring. Large master bedroom downstairs with walk in closet, dual sinks, tub, and stall shower. Open floor plan with large kitchen area that opens up to family room and backyard. Stamped concrete in backyard and along both sides of house. Backyard is large and prefect for family BBQ's. 3 bedrooms upstairs with a full bathroom. Freshly landscaped front yard. Super clean home. This is a must see. This home can be yours for $589,000.

Community:  Salinas is the capital of the Salinas Valley, which has long been known as "The Salad Bowl of the World" for its fresh produce, and which is also renowned for its flowers and vineyards.

Employer:  opened in 1998 by a group of gastroenterologists eager to offer their patients a better, more convenient location for their endoscopic procedures. Since then, more than 70,000 patients have trusted their care to the doctors and surgery team.

Specialize in GI procedures and our experienced nursing staff has an average of 12 years treating and caring for GI patients. The physicians who have been credentialed to do cases at SEC have an average of 24 years of practice experience. Working with advanced technology team and anesthesia group, allows us to stay on the cutting edge of gastroenterology care.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 64 miles: San Jose, CA (SJC / KSJC) Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
  • 94 miles: San Francisco, CA (SFO / KSFO) San Francisco International Airport
  • 94 miles: Oakland, CA (OAK / KOAK) Oakland International Airport
  • 147 miles: Fresno, CA (FAT / KFAT) Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 48 miles to San Jose, CA
  • 63 miles to Fremont, CA
  • 76 miles to Modesto, CA
  • 85 miles to Oakland, CA
  • 87 miles to San Francisco, CA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 48 miles to San Jose, CA
  • 63 miles to Fremont, CA
  • 76 miles to Modesto, CA
  • 85 miles to Oakland, CA
  • 87 miles to San Francisco, CA

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $395,478
  • City Cost of Living Index - 108.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 151.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • Hartnell College (Full-time enrollment: 5,506)
  • Heald College-Salinas (Full-time enrollment: 1,293)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 9 miles; Seaside, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,125)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (about 15 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,951)



  • Hispanic 78.8% 
  • White alone 13.5%
  • Asian alone 5.1%
  • Two or more races 1.4%
  • Black alone 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0.07%
  • Other race alone 0.06%
  • American Indian alone 0.05%



  • State Income Tax Rate - 7.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.94%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.74%

Major Industry:

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)



  • Salinas Parks & Recreation
  • Bankers Casino
  • Salinas Community YMCA
  • Salinas Sports Complex

Arts & Culture:

  • Salinas Center for Arts & Culture
  • National Steinbeck Center
  • Salinas Valley Art Gallery


Sports for the Spectator:

  • The WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is a favorite with racers and fans worldwide and is renowned for Turns 8 and 8A, popularly known as The Corkscrew.
  • The Monterey Bay Equestrian Center offers a full range of exhilarating horseback rides, whether you’re in the mood for a romantic horse-drawn carriage or a ride along the beach.



Sports for the Participant:

  • The Salinas Sports Complex is an 80-acre horse race ground that was established in Sherwood Park in 1911.
  • YMCA
  • The Salinas Fairways Golf Course can be found nestled in the stunning Salinas Valley, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Gabilan Hills.



  • Oldtown
  • Salinas Valley Art Gallery. “Pieces include: Plein Air valley and Peninsula scenes, seascapes, amazingly crafted felt animals, unique and expertly rendered jewelry pieces, hand made greeting cards, ceramic pieces, big burl wood bowls and more.”
  • Northridge Mall
  • The Gift Peddler

Top Five things to do:

  1. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
  2. National Steinbeck Center
  3. Monterey Zoo
  4. Tatum's Garden
  5. Toro County Park


Facility Location

City : Salinas, California,
Population : 434,061
MSA Population : 157,596
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
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