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  • Average Daily Encounters: 161
  • 16-18 patients per 12-hour shift
  • 9 hospitalists during day shifts (12-hour shifts)
  • 3 hospitalists during night shifts (12-hour shifts)
  • 1 NP/PA during the day (7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.)
  • Must be comfortable doing rapid responses/codes
  • Closed ICU
  • On-call services include:
    • General surgery
    • Neurology
    • OB/GYN
    • Orthopedics (including spine)
    • Pulmonary
  • Dedicated admitting service
  • Dedicated rounding service
  • Approximately 4,000 observation patients annually


Financial Benefits:


Intangible Benefits:

  • Location flexibility and career stability of a national group
  • National Clinical Governance Board (NCGB) of internally elected clinicians
  • Clinical Management Tools (CMTs)
  • 24/7/365 live physician support
  • USACS Orientation and Assemblies
  • Professional Development Programs including:
    • Scholars (Leadership Training)
    • Efficiency Academy
    • Engagement & Experience Academy
  • Internal USACS traveling physicians


  • 131 beds
  • 29-bed Emergency Department
  • Services include:
    • Critical Care Unit
    • Labor & Delivery Services
  • On-call services include:
    • General surgery
    • Neurology
    • OB/GYN
    • Orthopedics
  • EMR: Cerner


MLK, Jr. Community Hospital is located in the medically underserved Second District of the County of Los Angeles. Los Angeles offers a multitude of cultural and entertainment options, including the Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theater, Huntington Library, and Getty Museum. The hospital is located just 10 miles from downtown, the LAX airport, and several beaches.

Other USACS services at this location

Emergency Department

  • ED Volume: 116,000
  • 29-bed Emergency Department
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Critical Care

  • ICU Volume: 19
  • ICU Beds: 20
  • Staffing Model: 12-hour day shifts, 12-hour night shifts
  • 8 patients per 12-hour shift
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  • Signing Bonuses available at select locations! Be sure to ask your Recruiter.


As a hospitalist within USACS, you'll be part of a team unique in today's industry. USACS provides physicians with ownership, unparalleled benefits and the opportunity to practice within a evidence-based model emphasizing quality, long-term wealth building and a culture of shared ownership. USACS physicians enjoy the security and resources of a large, national group without sacrificing the advantages typically found in local groups.


  • Excellent compensation with an estimated employed W-2 base pay of $113/hour PLUS comprehensive USACS benefits, a 10% company-funded 401k and USACS ownership stock, or an estimated 1099 base pay range of $145/hour to $185/hour.


Talk to a recruiter about positions staffed by USACS. Let our experienced team lead you through the career maze of competitive salaries, signing bonuses, retirement plans, insurance and medical malpractice coverage.

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