§ 6.08.250. Special credits  


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  • A. Any persons appointed to the position of Senior Physician, MD (Item No. 5478), Chief Physician I, MD (Item No. 5479), Chief Physician II, MD (Item No. 5480), and Chief Physician III, MD (Item No. 5481), who has obtained certification by the appropriate American Medical Specialty Board in the specialty to which he is assigned, shall receive additional compensation as follows:

    1. Repealed.

    2. A flat-rate monthly bonus equal to 5.5 percent of the step on the appropriate P or M Schedule to which they are entitled based upon experience. Such bonus shall only be given for certification in one specialty. Such compensation shall not be effective before the first day of the month in which the department head notifies the chief executive officer of his eligibility for such credit.

    B. In lieu of obtaining certification by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, any person appointed on or before June 30, 1981 to the position of Senior Physician, MD (Item No. 5478), Chief Physician I, MD (Item No. 5479), Chief Physician II, MD (Item No. 5480), or Chief Physician III, MD (Item No. 5481), who is assigned to emergency medicine, and, has completed three years of specialized experience in emergency medicine, shall receive a flat monthly bonus equal to 5.5 percent of the step on the appropriate P or M Schedule to which he is entitled based upon experience. In no event shall persons appointed to emergency medicine on or after July 1, 1981, receive a bonus pursuant to this subsection.

    C. Any person appointed to the position of Medical Director I, MD (Item No. 5447); Medical Director II, MD (Item No. 5449); Medical Director II, MD (UC) (Item No. 5450); and Medical Director III, MD (UC) (Item No. 5452) shall receive a flat rate monthly bonus pursuant to one of the following:

    1. For one year of experience in any residency, 2.75 percent of the step on the appropriate M Schedule to which he is entitled based upon experience;

    2. For two years of experience in any residency, 5.5 percent of the step on the appropriate M Schedule to which he is entitled based upon experience;

    3. For three or more years of experience in any residency, 8.25 percent of the step on the appropriate M Schedule to which he is entitled based upon experience.

    D. A physician in the department of health services assigned to act in the absence of the medical director of a hospital shall receive a flat-rate monthly bonus equal to 5.5 percent of the step on the appropriate P or M Schedule to which he is entitled based upon experience. No more than one such assignment may be made in each hospital. Such assignment requires prior annual authorization of the Chief Deputy Director, Health Services, Clinical & Medical Affairs (UC) (Item No. 4552) and the chief executive officer.

    E. Any physician who is appointed in accordance with this Part 2 of Chapter 6.08 who is assigned to work at the Los Angeles High Desert Health System and who was so assigned prior to January 1, 1986, shall receive a flat monthly bonus equal to 8.25 percent of the step on the appropriate P or M Schedule to which he is entitled based upon experience; provided, however, that in no event shall a physician receive said bonus if he is receiving compensation pursuant to Section 6.08.240 or 6.10.050.

    F. Repealed.

    G. Any person who ceases to be eligible for any credit provided in this Section 6.08.250 shall cease to receive said credit.

(Ord. 2014-0020 § 11, 2014; Ord. 2011-0046 § 9, 2011; Ord. 2008-0059 § 4, 2008; Ord. 2004-0005 § 2, 2004; Ord. 2002-0001 § 3, 2002: Ord. 2001-0002 § 6, 2002: Ord. 2000-0071 § 5 (part), 2000.)