Emergency Care jobs in San Diego most often include as a required qualification Emergency Care board certification (or eligibility) and an active California medical license. Doing an Emergency Care residency or fellowship in California is often helpful because it suggests the physician is cognizant of CA BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Emergency Care salaries for the west region of the U.S., including San Diego, CA, are around $300,383. On the other hand the country's average Emergency Care salary is $267,293, meaning Emergency Care jobs in San Diego pay about 112.4% of the national mean.
Thanks to unusual insurance and statutes of California, care should be taken to address issues like insurance premiums.
Moreover, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on patient loads for Emergency Care practices is unclear.