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Job Description

Job Title: Physician Assistant
Job Function: Clinical
Company: Valley Emergency Physicians
Location: Los Angeles, CA

California Hospital Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

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 the backup capabilities of an acute care medical center. As one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the area, CHMC provides treatment to over 66,000 patients annually. 27 beds in the main emergency department first opened its doors in 1887, and 8 beds in E.D. South (Fast Track). The ED has 44 hours of physician coverage and 24 hours of Allied Health Provider (AHP) coverage daily.

Here are some facts about CHMC:
ED volume – 66,000
12 hour shifts
On call services: Peds, OB/GYN, Surgery, Ortho, ICU, Cardiology, NICU
Excellent ED Nurses, Techs, and ancillary staff
Bedside Ultrasound
Cardiothoracic Surgery program
Adult Hospitalist program

General Requirements:
California Physician Assistant license
ACLS/PALS certification
Current DEA certification
Prefer at least two years of Emergency Department experience, however willing to consider other candidates with potential and motivation to be trained.

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 or UCLA Bruins.

Allied Health Professionals (AHP) are employees of VEP. They receive an hourly base rate and an opportunity to earn productivity compensation at specific sites. AHPs are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, profit sharing, 401k, CME and license allowances. Our AHPs 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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