More doctors needed at San Juan Medical Center

The San Juan Medical Center (SJMC) in San Juan City is in need of more medical doctors to  beef up the hospital’s workforce and improve its services.

“San Juan Medical Center is now hiring for Medical Officer II positions with a base pay of 35,106 gross monthly plus benefits,” Mayor Francis Zamora said on Facebook.

The city-run SJMC is a primary healthcare facility which was recently converted into a COVID-19 facility to cater to residents and non-residents alike who are in need of quality healthcare during the pandemic.

“We are looking for junior consultants, hospitalists, and residents doctors for internal medicine,” Zamora said.

Interested applicants can get in touch with Maria Graciela Dianela, RN or visit the Office of Chief of Clinics. Applicants may also contact 8725 9338 or 8725 3928 local 205.

The city government recently converted classrooms of San Juan Elementary School into living quarters for the medical staff of the city hospital.

“We recognize the hard work of our medical frontliners at the San Juan Medical Center. Exhausted after long hours of work, we want to provide them with a nearby accommodation,” the mayor said.

Aside from the temporary living quarters, the local government has provided the medical staff of SJMC, as well as other public medical frontliners of the city, with a one-time financial incentive of P5,000 in recognition of their hard work and dedication amidst the threat brought about by the virus.

“We want to make sure our frontliners know that the City Government of San Juan has their back. They are living heroes who have sacrificed so much to help those who are sick and to make others who do not have COVID-19 remain free from the disease,” said Zamora.