Family Medicine jobs in Santa Ana most often include as a required qualification Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date California medical license. Doing a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in California is often helpful because it suggests the physician is aware of CA licensure requirements.
Family Medicine salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Santa Ana, CA, run around $208,996. On the other hand the country's average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in Santa Ana pay around 105.7% of the national mean.
Thanks to unusual insurance and tort policies of California, care should be taken to address concerns like state tort reform proposals.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on patient loads for Family Medicine practices is unclear.