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Emergency Medicine Physician
Sonoma West Medical Center
Sebastopol, California

Overview:
Sonoma West Medical Center (SWMC) is a 25-bed hospital serving the 60,000 residents of West Sonoma County. The hospital features a two-bay, 50,000 square foot, no-wait emergency department that sees approximately 7,000 patients per year. The facility will utilize new technology including the use of iRobot for Skype video patient/doctor consultations, CAT scan and other high end equipment.

Requirements:
California Medical License
DEA License with California registration
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine or Primary Care
Current ACLS and PALScertifications

About the Community:
The city of Sebastopol is located in Sonoma County, 50 miles north of San Francisco. It is about a 20-minute drive from the Pacific Ocean, between Santa Rosa and Bodega Bay, and is known for its small-town charm. Sebastopol is covered in wine grape vineyards and hosts an annual Apple Blossom Festival and Gravenstein Apple Fair.

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.