Emergency Care jobs in Honolulu usually include as a stipulation Emergency Care board certification (or eligibility) and an active Hawaii license to practice medicine. Having done an Emergency Care residency or fellowship in Hawaii is often helpful because it means the physician is cognizant of HI BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Emergency Care salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Honolulu, HI, run around $300,383. On the other hand the national average Emergency Care salary is $267,293, meaning Emergency Care jobs in Honolulu pay around 112.4% of the national norm.
Thanks to unique insurance and liability laws of Hawaii, effort should be made to explore concerns like state tort reform proposals.
Equally important, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Emergency Care practices is unclear.