TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity at the Las Palmas Medical Center with an opening for a full-time emergency medicine boarded or emergency medicine eligible physician to join our program this fall or winter of 2021, or Q1 of 2022. At this time, this position is not open to 2022 residents. This is a level 3 emergency department with a 320-bed hospital and 30 emergency department beds. Annual patient volumes have been between 23000 to 36000 since Covid, and we staff our emergency department so that our clinicians are seeing around 2.3 to 2.4 patients per hour.
- Excellent, above market hourly compensation plus RVU's
- 1099 independent contractor status
- Flexible scheduling
- Professional liability insurance coverage provided including tail
Las Palmas Medical Center
Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in emergency medicine (Level III Trauma), cardiology, women's services, labor & delivery, neonatal intensive care, neuroscience, pediatric care, oncology services, and wound care management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the only Kidney Transplant Center in the region.
El Paso, Texas
El Paso lies in far west Texas and is the 19th most populous city in the U.S. with a population of almost 650,000. Standing on the Rio Grande, El Paso is across the U.S./Mexico border from Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, so the city is loaded with history and historic places. The Franklin Mountains extend into El Paso from the north and nearly divide the city into two sections: the west side forming the beginnings of the Mesilla Valley and the east side expanding into the desert and lower valley. At an elevation of 3,800 feet above sea level, with the highest peak in the city being North Franklin Mountain at 7,192 feet above sea level. El Paso is also home to the 24,000-acre Franklin Mountains State Park, the largest urban park in the United States. El Paso is a thriving metropolitan city and is home to the University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Fort Bliss, one of the largest military complexes of the United States and neighbors Alamogordo, New Mexico, home to Holloman Air Force Base.