Cardiology jobs in Oakland most often include as a requirement Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and a current California medical license. Completing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in California is often helpful because it suggests the physician is cognizant of CA Medicaid policies.
Cardiology salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Oakland, CA, run around $380,684. On the other hand the country's average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Oakland pay approximately 95.6% of the national mean.
Because of specific insurance and liability laws of California, care should be taken to address issues like malpractice tail insurance.
Equally important, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on income for Cardiology practices is unknown.