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Emergency Medicine Physician
California Hospital Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Overview:
California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) is a 316 bed, Level II trauma center and one of the major emergency care providers in the area with a full complement of specialty consultation services available. As one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the area, CHMC provides treatment to over 77,500 patients annually. The hospital which first opened in 1887, has 27 ED beds plus an 8 bed Fast Track unit.

ED South:Within the main Emergency Department, is "ED South". This unit of the main ED, treats patients with less acuity of illnesses. It is managed by one physician and usually one PA or NP. Family Medicine trained physicians are welcome to apply.

Here are some facts about CHMC:

9, 10, & 12 hour shifts
On call services include: Peds, OB/GYN, Surgery, Ortho, ICU, Cardiology,Ophthalmology, ENT, Urologyand NICU
Excellent ED Nurses, Techs, and ancillary staff
Bedside ultrasound
Cardiothoracic surgery program
Adult Hospitalist program

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

About the Community:
CHMC is located at the southern end of downtown Los Angeles, just a few blocks from Staples Center and LA Live. Los Angeles offers a multitude of cultural and entertainment options. Choose from the Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theater, Huntington Library or Getty Museum. Cheer on your favorite team - LA Lakers, LA Clippers, LA Dodgers, LA Kings, USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins.

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.