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Emergency Medicine Physician
Mountains Community Hospital
Lake Arrowhead, California

Overview:
Mountains Community Hospital (MCH) is a 20 bed medical/surgical hospital. The program is a hybrid of emergency medicine and in-patient care, and sees an average of 9,800 patients annually, with 24 hour physician coverage and 12 hour shifts. Backup specialties include Cardiology, ENT, Family Practice, GI, Ortho, Radiology, and Urology.

Requirements:
California Medical License
DEA License with California registration
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine (ABEM or AOBEM) or Primary Care with at least one year of ER experience
Current ACLS and PALS certifications; ATLS strongly preferred.

About the Community:
Nestled in the majestic mountains of the San Bernardino National Forest, widely known as "The Alps of Southern California," Lake Arrowhead is the best kept secret on the West Coast. A stunningly beautiful, cozy and quaint mountain resort paradise, Lake Arrowhead features countless outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, backpacking, bicycling, water and snow skiing, fishing, and much more. With the stunning scenery and wildlife, comes a natural peacefulness that has lured people to these mountains for centuries.

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.