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Emergency Medicine Physician
Rowan Medical Center
Salisbury, North Carolina

Overview:
Rowan Medical Center is a 268 bed medical center, located in Salisbury, North Carolina. As one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the area, RMC provides treatment to over 48,900 patients annually. The department has 28 beds, and a designated Fast Track area. The ED has 40 hours of physician coverage and 36 hours of Allied Health Provider (AHP) coverage daily. Here are some facts about RMC:
10 hour shifts
20% admission rate
On call services: FM/IM, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Stroke Center, OB/GYN, and Surgery.
Primary Coronary Intervention Center
Bedside Ultrasound

Requirements:
North Carolina Medical License
DEA License with North Carolina registration
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine (ABEM or ABOEM)
Current ACLS, ATLS and PALS certification

About the Community:
Rowan Medical Center is located in historic Salisbury, North Carolina near the gently rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and a few hours from magnificent Carolina beaches. The community is conveniently located near Interstate 85 and midway between the Charlotte and Greensboro airports making travel and access to great recreation easy as well as convenient to fine dining and some of the best colleges and universities in the country.

Compensation:
Physicians are independent contractors and are given base rates with the opportunity to earn productivity pay at specific sites. VEP provides independent contractors with flexible schedules, and paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage. Physicians also enjoy the benefit of becoming a shareholder after 150 hours worked which allows them to be actively involved in the governance of the company. Shareholders have the option of participating in VEP's 401(k) plan and short-term & long-term disability plans.
VEP Healthcare is one of Americas largest, most experienced provider-owned & operated organizations. VEP offers management for emergency departments, hospitalist medicine, intensivist services, clinical decision units, and more! Committed to high quality care and patient satisfaction, VEP is owned by its physicians, APCs and corporate personnel and offers a fast track to ownership through stock purchase, independent contractor status and paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage.