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Emergency Medicine Physician
Mercy Medical Center Merced
Merced, California

*** sign on bonus is available***

Overview:
This busy 26 bed emergency department sees an average of 69,200 patients annually. There are 45 hours of physician coverage daily and 40 hours of AHP coverage. Mercy Medical Center Merced (MMCM) provides the opportunity to teach in the Family Practice Residency Program. Here are some facts about MMCM:
9 hour shifts
Double coverage
Strong leadership and team-oriented staff
High acuity clinical practice
On call services: All major specialties covered including GI and Cardiology 24/7
Excellent ED Nurses, Techs, and ancillary staff
Adult Hospitalist program

Requirements:
California Medical License
DEA License with California registration
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine
--OR--
Board Certified in Primary Care specialty with 1 year ER experience with current ACLS, PALS, ATLS, NRP certification

About the Community:
Merced is located in the heart of Californias agricultural Central Valley. Its a dynamic, mid-size community, with a friendly small town atmosphere. UC Merced provides new educational and economic opportunities to the already established growth of the region. Merceds population is youthful and diverse and includes an affordable housing market and within 2 to 3 hours of San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay, Yosemite and the Wine 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.