Cardiology jobs in Santa Ana most often include as a required qualification Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date California medical license. Doing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in California is often helpful because it suggests the physician is aware of CA licensure requirements.
Cardiology salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Santa Ana, CA, run around $380,684. On the other hand the country's average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Santa Ana pay around 95.6% 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 Cardiology practices is unclear.