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Job Description

Job Title: Physician Assistant
Job Function: Clinical
Company: Valley Emergency Physicians
Location: Northridge, California

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Northridge, California

The emergency department at (NHMC) is one of only two in the San Fernando Valley that is certified as a trauma center. NHMC provides treatment to over 60,000 patients annually. As a Paramedic Base Station our trauma care team provides critical care 24 hours a day and we are the only Pediatric Trauma Center in the San Fernando Valley. There are 27 beds in the main emergency department and 8 Fast Track beds. The ED currently has 44 hours of physician coverage and 24 hours of Allied Health Provider (AHP) coverage daily. Here are some facts about NHMC:

ED volume – 60,000
Full complement of back-Up call panel specialists
Bedside Ultrasound
Cerner EHR
Nearly all physician’s shifts are supported with Scribe services. Night APC shift is supported by scribe services


Requirements:
Unrestricted California Physician Assistant License (NCCPA).
American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications
DEA License with California registration
1 years of Emergency Department experience
--OR—
2 years of Primary care experience
(Willing to consider other candidates with potential and motivation to be trained)

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 eight 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.

Compensation:
Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC's) are employees of VEP. They receive an hourly base rate and an opportunity to earn productivity compensation at specific sites. APC's are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, profit sharing, 401k, CME and license allowances. Our APC's also enjoy the benefit of flexible schedules, paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage and the opportunity to become a stockholder which allows them to become actively involved in the governance of the company.

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