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Emergency Medicine Physician
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
Los Angeles, California

Overview:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital is one of the most modern hospitals in southern California. It offers the most advanced and innovative healthcare technology, and the best medical equipment available today. The new hospital has 131 beds providing general acute care. It features a 21-bed emergency department, a critical care unit, and labor and delivery services. It includes radiology and imaging as well as additional hospital-based services that are most-needed in the community.
10 hour shifts
On call services include: General surgery, Neurology, Gynecology, Orthopedics (including spine), Pulmonary, and Reconstructive surgery.
72k Patient volume
Bedside ultrasound

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

About the Community:
Compton is located south ofdowntown Los Angeles. The city of Compton is one of the oldest cities in the county and on May 11, 1888, was the eighth city to incorporate. It is known as the "Hub City" due to its geographic centrality in Los Angeles County.

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.