Job ID: 289540760  |  Last Updated: 7/25/2018

Site Medical Director - NHMC - VEP Healthcare

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Northridge, CA
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Job Description

Site Medical Director
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Northridge, California

The Northridge Hospital Medical Center (NHMC) Emergency Department is one of only two in the San Fernando Valley that is certified as a trauma center. NHMC provides treatment to over 66,000 patients annually. As a paramedic base station, the trauma care team provides critical care 24 hours a day and are the only Pediatric Trauma Center in the San Fernando Valley. There are 42 beds in the main Emergency Department and 8 Fast Track beds. The ED currently has 44 hours of physician coverage and 24 hours of Advanced Practice Physicians (APC) coverage daily. We are looking for an exceptional Emergency Medicine Physician to become the Medical Director at the site. In addition to a full complement of shifts, the Medical Director will work closely with the hospital administration in support of VEPs agenda of high quality, efficient, and compassionate care. The successful candidate should have significant experience and involvement in ED administrative activities (e.g., quality improvement, patient satisfaction, productivity, scheduling, etc.) and productive membership on ED and/or hospital committees. Here are some facts about NHMC:

Full complement of back-up call panel specialists
Bedside ultrasound
Cerner EHR
Nearly all physician shifts are supported with Scribe serves. Night APC shift is supported by scribe services

California Medical License
DEA License with California registration
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine (ABEM or AOBEM)
Current ATLS, ACLS and PALS certification

About the Community:
Northridge Hospital Medical Center is located in the Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley. It is the home of California State University Northridge, as well as eleven public and private schools. Sheltered by the Santa Susana Mountains, Northridge is a short 30 minute drive from both Downtown Los Angeles and the Santa Monica State Beach, and only 15 minutes from the Getty Museum.

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. Medical Directors and Associate Medical Directors receive an additional stipend based on patient volume.

Employer Profile

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.

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