A very respected, busy, private practice group of Hospitalists located in northwest Los Angeles County near Santa Monica, is seeking a Hospitalist to join their very busy group. The practice has had long-term contracts with two hospitals in the area, 15 minutes apart. For the most part, you are assigned to be at one hospital on any given day, rounding on 10 - 15 patients/day, including ICU. You may go home when your rounds are completed. This is Monday-Friday schedule with call every third weekend and every third night when you are responsible for covering both hosptials. The practice owner said that in the past 1 1/2 years, he has only had to go in to the hospital once, when on call, after completing his rounds on the weekend.
You will be an independent contractor with a very competitive base salary and bonus to be determined. The practice will cover malpractice insurance, medical insurance, 4 weeks vacation including one week for CMEs, a phone allowance and more.
Must be Board Certified or planning to be BC in Internal Medicine, in the near future. Must have excellent clinical, follow-through and communications skills with patients, families, physicians and staff. The practice is looking for a highly motivated Internist, very cofident/comfortable in a Hospitalist role.