Your Legacy Starts Here

As part of the staff at Enloe Medical Center, you'll contribute to a dynamic team of caregivers who provide quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to more than 400,000 residents in six Northern California counties. View our open positions

Big City Medicine without the Commute

Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed, level II trauma center located in beautiful Chico, CA.

We offer an array of health services, from preventive education and outpatient services to acute care, behavioral health, inpatient rehabilitation, and home health and hospice services.

Chico offers a vibrant atmosphere, the third-largest municipal park in the U.S., plenty of activities and no long commutes.

Plus, several weekend destinations, including Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Reno and the California Coast, are just a short drive away. Learn more about the Chico area.

See what physicians have to say about living in Chico and working at Enloe:

Work in State-of-the-Art Facilities

Enloe continually seeks to offer the best to both our patients and physicians. In 2012, we opened a 191,000 square foot, $178 million expansion that made all patient rooms private.

The project also added 13 large, fully integrated operating suites, a state-of-the-art GI lab, a new Mother & Baby Care Center, and Coronary and Neuro-Trauma surgical ICUs.

In 2015, we completed Phase 2 of the expansion, tripling the Emergency Department's size. What's next? A community park and a new Cardiovascular Care Center to keep the heartbeat of our community beating strong.

Enloe is a leader in patient-centered care and has received several accolades. See for yourself

Become a Leader

Enloe follows a unique management model that aligns our medical staff with the administration. Physician leaders and hospital administrators meet regularly to discuss goals, plan for the future and influence change.

Enloe is currently seeking physicians in a variety of areas. View our open positions now.

Meet Christopher Adams, M.D.

In 2017, our physician recruiters worked with Northern Valley Indian Health-Children's Center to bring pediatrician Christopher Adams, M.D., to Chico. In addition to treating children full time at the Children's Center, Dr. Adams will take call at Enloe Medical Center beginning in January 2018.

Dr. Adams was born in Minnesota, but grew up in Kandern, Germany, after his family moved there when he was 5 years old. While Chico is a long way from Kandern, it seemed almost destined that someday he would find his way to Northern California. Just a few doors down from the school he went to was the home of John Sutter, one of California's early pioneers!

Dr. Adams returned to the United States to attend Wake Forest College in North Carolina, studying cultural anthropology. It was during this time that he spent four months studying abroad in Nepal and developed an interest in public health upon seeing the challenges people faced in such an impoverished area.

While attending medical school at Michigan State University, he met Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, who became his mentor and encouraged him to pursue a career in pediatrics. It's an area where you can really make a difference through policy and advocacy work, Adams said.

"You can get at the root of the problem instead of trying to solve it with someone later in life," he said.

After medical school, Dr. Adams did his residency back in his birth state of Minnesota, giving him an opportunity to get to know his grandfather, who still lived there. He also joined the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), a program that helps students pay for medical school in exchange for practicing primary care medicine in areas of the United States with limited access to care. This is what ultimately led him to Chico and Northern Valley Indian Health.

Interested in Joining Enloe?

Request an informational packet about Enloe Medical Center and our surrounding areas. Or contact Physician Recruiting by phone at (530) 332-7014  or email.  

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday

Initial interviews consist of a full range of appointments with clinicians, as well as hospital executives and an in-depth tour of our facility. A tour of the community is also available to get an overview of housing opportunities and leisure activities in Chico.  

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    Drs. Voelker and Lobosky honored with 2014 Physician Legacy Award

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    Drs. Voelker and Lobosky honored with 2014 Physician Legacy Award

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    Drs. Voelker and Lobosky honored with 2014 Physician Legacy Award

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    Drs. Voelker and Lobosky honored with 2014 Physician Legacy Award

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