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Site Assistant Medical Director
Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital
Hollister, CA

Overview:
Hazel Hawkins is a 113 bed acute care hospital, located in Hollister, California. The Emergency Department is equipped with 18 beds and provides treatment to over 20,100 patients annually. The ED has 24 hours of physician coverage and 12 hours of Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) coverage daily. Here are some facts about Hazel Hawkins:
11% admission rate
3% transfer rate
Medi-tech EMR
The role will be 70% clinical and 30% administrative
The Assistant Medical Director will assist the Medical Director with creating the program schedule, managing the team, and communicating with hospital administration/VEP Leadership

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

--OR--
Board Certified in Primary Care with at least two years ER experience

About the Community:
Hollister, while being one of the fastest growing communities in California during the past decade, still maintains the quality of living that has brought people here from around the world. Located in San Benito County, Hollister is a great setting for beach goers and shoppers. The beaches of Monterey and Santa Cruz are less than an hour away and you can enjoy great shopping at the Gilroy outlets right next door!

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.