We are seeking Board Eligible or Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians for our Emergency Department at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. This is a full-time contracted position.
Emergency Department Statistics:
Annual ED volume: 60,000
BC/BE Internal Medicine and Family Medicine trained physician welcome (swing shifts available)
Newly renovated ED features 40 beds, CT and digital x-ray in the department and specialty treatment areas for critical care, mental health and fast track
Physician coverage = 36-41 hours per day
APP coverage = 55-69 hours per day
Average of 30 hours scribe coverage/day
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.
Located in southwest Louisiana, Lake Charles is a thriving destination that caters to many different tastes: from glitzy casinos, quiet greens of award-winning golf courses, hunting, fishing, and more than 75 regional festivals, including the area’s family-friendly Mardi Gras and 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.
Distance to Major Cities (in miles):
Baton Rouge: 129.4
New Orleans: 205.2
To obtain more information about this position or express an interest in this job, please email your CV to our recruiter. You may also visit our website at www.pemmanagement.com
Must be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, or Internal Medicine
Must have at least one year of experience working in an emergency department
Must have Louisiana State Medical License
Internal Number: 5
About Professional Emergency Medicine Management
Based in Lafayette, Louisiana, Professional Emergency Medicine Management (PEMM) is a leading provider of emergency medicine and emergency department management services. PEMM provides strong leadership, uniquely incentivized physician teams and the advanced resources necessary to fuel a high-performing emergency department.
PEMM is supported by Emergency Care Partners (ECP), a national emergency medicine group developed to provide resources to strong regional physician practices in key geographic markets. Headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, ECP serves hospital groups located in Illinois, Louisiana, New York, and Pennsylvania.