Emergency Medicine Physician (BC/BE EM, IM or FM w/ED Exp.) - VA Loma Linda Healthcare System

  • Position Code
    F8SU4W
  • Address
    Loma Linda, CA
  • Preferred Specialty
    Emergency Medicine
  • Would Also Consider
    Family Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Last Updated
    12/11/2018
  • Start Date
    05/14/2018
  • Call Coverage
    Yes
  • CME's Paid
    1-2 Weeks Annually
  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) may be available for highly qualified candidate.
  • Vacation Time
    26 days annually
  • Relocation Paid
    Negociable
  • Salary

    A Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive may be available for highly qualified candidate.

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Overview

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VALLHS) is recruiting to fill two Board Certified / Board Eligible Emergency Medicine residency trained physicians. BE/BC Family Medicine and Internal Medicine physicians with Emergency Department experience may also be considered for this opportunity. Under the general direction of the Chief, Emergency Medicine, the Physician will provide care for patients requiring emergency services. The Physician is responsible for participating in the day-to-day clinical and administrative activities of the Emergency Medicine section. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: emergent intake, patient assessment, patient history, physical examinations, ordering diagnostic and therapeutic tests/studies, emergent resuscitation, and management of difficult airways. The Physician interprets ECGs and selected radiographic tests; performs invasive procedures for which incumbent is credentialed; initiates consults as well as referrals after discharge from the Emergency Department, and prescribes medications/supplies in accordance with VA policy and VA formulary and State regulations.

Loma Linda California is a wonderful place to live and work. With a small town atmosphere, Loma Linda is known for friendly people and good schools. It is adjacent to the mountains, skiing, hiking, and camping, yet close enough to Los Angeles to enjoy the cultural benefits of the Hollywood Bowl, museums, dining, sporting events and beaches with just a 50 minute drive.

Work Schedule: Full-Time. Required to work Weekday and Weekend Shifts to include Federal and Non-Federal Holidays.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Degree of doctor of medicine (MD or DO)
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicinein the U.S.
  • Completion of residency training in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board Certification - Emergency Medicine or Family Medicine or Internal Medicine with Emergency Department Experience

Preferred Experience:  A highly preferred candidate must possess at least 4 years of experience in the specialty of Emergency, Internal Medicine, or Family Practice. The experience in Emergency, Internal Medicine of Family Practice includes skills such as, but not limited to, a wide range of medical duties specializing in all aspects of emergency care such as advanced examination, diagnosis, and treatment to ensure effectiveness of treatment covering a wide range of non-emergent and urgent conditions as well as life threatening emergencies in the Emergency Department. Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine (with Emergency Department experience), Board certified in Family Practice (with Emergency Department experience) is highly preferred. Additionally, it is highly preferred that the candidate be ultrasound credentialed in compliance with the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

VA Benefits and Features:

Client Description

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, is a Joint Commission Accredited Referral Level 1B/High Comlexity Facility, and is part of the Desert Pacific Healthcare Network. The Healthcare System is comprised of the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial VA Medical Center and six community clinics located in Blythe, Corona, Palm Desert, Rancho Cucamonga, Murrieta and Victorville. Opened in 1977, the Medical Center is named in memory of Congressman Jerry L. Pettis, who worked diligently to locate the facility in Loma Linda. It is one of the top 25 employers in the Inland Empire; with over 2,460 employees and 1,367 volunteers that serve over 72,000 Veterans who entrust their health care needs to the VA. The Medical Center provides a wide variety of services through inpatient, outpatient and home care programs. The major bed services are Medicine, Surgery and Behavioral Medicine. The facility has 162 acute care beds and a 108 bed Community Living Center.

AFFILIATIONS

Postgraduate medical and dental education programs are conducted with the Loma Linda University. In addition, the Medical Center is also affiliated with 77 other educational institutions and provides training for a variety of allied health specialists.

AUTHORIZED BEDS

270 Authorized

TYPE OF FACILITY

GM&S
Behavioral Medicine
NHCU

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Alcohol & Drug Treatment
Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty and Cardiac Stents
Computerized Tomography
Dental
DOD/TRICARE/CHAMPVA
Hemodialysis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Mammography
Oncology
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic
Sleep Disorder Clinic
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Visual Impairment Services Team
Vocational Rehabilitation
Trauma Recovery Program
Center for Women's Health





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