Job ID: 289541185
Last Updated: 9/25/2018
Intensivist Physician - MLK - VEP Healthcare
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
Los Angeles, California
The new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLK) serves 1.35 million residents from all over South Los Angeles. The 131-bed hospital provides general acute care and features a 29-bed emergency department, critical care unit, and labor and delivery services. It includes radiology imaging services, Anesthesia, General, Orthopaedic & Vascular surgery, ENT, as well as additional hospital-based services that are most-needed in the community.
On call services include: General surgery, Neurology, Gynecology, Orthopedics (including spine), Pulmonary, and Reconstructive surgery.
Currently seeing around 4,000 patients per month in the ED
Intensivist program (12hr day shifts/12hr night shifts)
Will have 4hospitalistsduring day shifts (12hr shifts; will also be a swing shift provider)
Will have 2 hospitalists during night shifts (12hr shifts)
24 hours of Intensivist coverage
California Medical License
Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine
Ideally 1-2 years of Intensivistexperience
Team oriented/strong communication skills
Ability to work well with nursing staff and Hospitalists
About the Community:
MLK, Jr. Community Hospital is located in the medically underserved Second District of the County of Los Angeles. Los Angeles offers a multitude of cultural and entertainment options. Choose from the Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theater, Huntington Library or Getty Museum. The hospital is located just 10 miles from Downtown, LAX airport and several beaches.
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.
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