NEW OPPORTUNITY - Emergency Medicine Southwest Louisiana

Employer
Professional Emergency Medicine Management
Location
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Closing date
Jul 15, 2023

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Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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We are seeking board eligible or board-certified emergency medicine physicians for our emergency departments at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital and West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. These are full-time contracted positions.

Our Company

Professional Emergency Medicine Management offers data-driven management, true physician leadership, and real expertise in emergency department services — exploring the complete extent of the efficiency process. PEMM’s process approach to improvement strategies are based on proven lean methodologies and transparent, collaborative relationships with hospitals and physicians. PEMM aims to enhance patient satisfaction by making visits better, faster, and more efficient. Visit us at www.pemmanagement.com

Emergency Medicine at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital:

The 40-bed Emergency Department is just under 26,000 sq ft. and includes specialized treatment areas for critical care, mental health and fast track non-critical care designed to improve the care process and reduce waiting times. The ER includes a CT and digital x-ray technology in the center with specialized treatment areas for critical care, mental health and fast track non-critical emergencies. There are 6 trauma bays for the trauma program currently in the development stages treating an average 63,000 patient in the ER annually, as the largest, full-service health system in Southwest Louisiana with the most specialists, Memorial has 24/7/365 coverage of board-certified emergency medicine doctors. Come join our team that sure to deliver:

Details:

  • ED volume 60,000
  • BC/BE American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) trained physician welcome
  • Physician coverage = 36-41 hours per day depending on the day (either 3 twelve hour shifts or 3 ten-hour shifts and 1 eleven-hour shift)
  • APP coverage = 55-69 hours per day depending on the day (a variety of 10, 11 and 12 hours shifts starting at 7 am and going until 5 am)
  • Average of 30 hrs scribe coverage/day
  • EMR = McKesson
  • Supportive nursing and administrative staff

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, the main campus of the Memorial Health System, is the region's largest family-centered medical complex, serving the healthcare needs of Southwest Louisiana. The main campus consists of 313 licensed acute care beds on Oak Park Boulevard. Memorial is constantly striving to improve the patient experience by offering the best quality of care in terms of both state-of-the-art innovations and treatment options, as well as the commitment of our dedicated and compassionate staff. The main campus provides the largest array of specialties, emergency, and critical care services in the community. Our state-of-the-art, 15,102 sq ft. Medical Intensive Care Unit opened in 2016 on the 9th Floor of the main campus. The existing 10,180 sq. ft., on the 3rd floor Surgical ICU will undergo renovations. Between these two units, Memorial has the largest critical care capacity in southwest Louisiana with a total of 36 beds.

The main hospital has specialty care in Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Pain Medicine, Physical Rehabilitation, Pulmonology, Radiation Oncology, Rheumatology, Trauma Surgery, Urology, Psychiatric, full-service laboratory and diagnostic imaging, as well as breast health, cancer center, gastroenterology center, home health, wound care and sleep health specialty services.

Lake Charles, Louisiana in the southwest region of the state is a thriving destination that caters to many different tastes from glitzy casinos and the quiet greens of award-winning golf courses to hunting and fishing adventures and over 75 festivals, ranging from the area’s family-friendly Mardi Gras to the Louisiana Pirate Festival!

The City of Lake Charles is conveniently located off Interstate-10 between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA. Our sandy beaches make up the shores of the Calcasieu River just 30 miles upstream from the Gulf of Mexico. Lake Charles is connected to the Gulf by means of a deep-water ship channel and is the seat and port of entry of Calcasieu Parish.

 

Emergency Medicine at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital:

Explore this growing emergency medicine practice located in southwest Louisiana! We are seeking BC/BE Emergency Medicine or Primary Care physicians with emergency department experience to join our team.

Details:

  • 30,000 Emergency Room visits annually
  • 14-Bed Emergency Department
  • Wellsoft EMR
  • Excellent APP support and Subspecialty back up
  • Premiere Hospitalist Medicine Program

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) is a 107-bed facility that provides the residents of West Calcasieu and Cameron parishes with quality health care, close to home. With advanced technology, physician expertise, and the healing, compassionate care of hospital clinical and support personnel, the WCCH team delivers advanced, personalized health care with a focus on exceptional patient experience.

WCCH is located in Sulphur, LA, also known as the Gateway to the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road.  Sulphur is a city that has seen considerable growth over the past few years and is located just 30 miles west of the Texas border.

 

Estimated distance to Major Cities (in miles) from Lake Charles/Sulphur:

  • Atlanta: 670
  • Baton Rouge: 130
  • Dallas: 360
  • Houston: 143
  • New Orleans: 205

To obtain more information about these opportunities or express an interest in the position, please email your CV to get started.

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