Monday, October 26, 2009

Living it Up in Northern California on a Travel Nursing Assignment

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is a state of the art medical facility that cares for thousands of patients and provides over a half-million outpatient and emergency visits annually. Nestled in beautiful San Jose, California, the 524-bed hospital is a dynamic clinical environment affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) offers a diverse range of nursing disciplines within acute care, intensive care, a regional burn center, level I trauma, a nationally recognized rehabilitation program for head and spinal cord injuries, labor and delivery, pediatrics, psychiatric, custody health, emergency care, and a comprehensive scope of outpatient services.

Santa Clara County is located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay and stretches over 1,312 square miles. The Mediterranean Climate is warm and dry most of the year due to the area’s geography and proximity to the Pacific Ocean. Santa Clara County has long been considered one of the best places to live and work mostly due to its many natural amenities and its high standard of living.

San Jose is the perfect location for day trips as it is 33 miles to Santa Cruz, 72 miles to Monterey, 47 miles to San Francisco, 60 miles to Carmel, and 82 miles to Napa. The city of San Jose holds a few noteworthy distinctions such as being the 10th largest city in the US, being rated the safest big city in America, as well as, the #1 recycler among the nation’s largest cities. Northern California is home to a number of popular wine regions, art museums, and a plethora of quaint sidewalk cafes, fine dining options, several clothing stores, and jewelry shops. Don’t miss out on this superior hospital and enchanting city!

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