Intensivist – Santa Monica, CA

Full Time

Intensivist – Santa Monica, CA

To our prospective teammates,

I am the ICU Program Medical Director at Providence St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, CA. I have been a part of Sound for 5 years and have been in the medical director role the last 3 years. I’m proud of the critical care practice we have built and welcome interest from physicians desiring a career change to explore an opportunity with our group. I’d like to share more about it, specifically about our people, practice, and purpose, as you consider options:

People
  • We are an established team of 6 physicians.
  • Various members of our team are involved in committees in the ICU and the hospital including the Critical Care Collaborative, the pharmacy/therapeutics committee, the ethics committee, and the infection prevention committee.
  • We are a tight-knit group and regularly get together for nights out or trips to the beach.
Practice
  • Providence St. John’s is a 266-bed state-of-the-art community hospital, comprehensive stroke center, and designated STEMI receiving center. We have a full range of cardiovascular services and are home to the John Wayne Cancer Institute. We have excellent collaboration with the CT Surgery and Neuroscience group.
  • We work in a 23-bed closed ICU that sees all types of critically ill patients including medical, surgical, neuro, and cardiovascular.  We have a high acuity, high complexity patient population.
  • ADC is between 4-10 patients per intensivist per day.
  • The ICU has a lot of advanced circular support (VA/VV ECMO, Impella 5.5).
  • We have surgical oncology fellows who occasionally round in the ICU. We are in the process of establishing rotations for Critical Care fellows from UCR.
  • EMR: EPIC
  • We have 2 intensivists during the day and 1 at night (6am-4pm, 10am-8pm, & 8pm-6am). The schedule is 4 on 4 off, followed by 3 on 3 off.
  • Compensation is $360k-375k per year
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and AD&D insurance, long- and short-term disability, 401k with match, paid medical malpractice and tail coverage, and annual CME allowance.
Purpose
  • We put patients first. Always.
  • A focus on growth and development is a key feature of Sound practices, where we aim to help teammates expand their careers locally as well as within the broader medical group.
  • We are a community-minded team and encourage our team members who want to contribute in and out of the hospital to help make our local community thrive.

To learn more please reach out to my recruiting partner, Ben Housley, who will put you in touch with me.

Parshawn Lahiji, DO
ICU Program Medical Director, Sound Critical Care, Providence St John’s Health Center

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