Job ID: 290121636  |  Last Updated: 4/27/2023

Emergency Medicine - Lake Charles, LA < 2 hours from Houston, TX

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Lake Charles, LA
Applicant Contact
Celia Boyd

Job Description

We are seeking Board Eligible or Certified Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine Physicians for our Emergency Department at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. We have both day/mid and nocturnist position available. This is a full-time 1099 contracted position. Very competitive compensation package. 2023 Emergency Medicine Residents are welcome to apply!

- Level III Regional Trauma Center
- 65,000 ED volume
- 40 ED beds
- 10-hour shifts
- Scribe coverage
- LSU Family Medicine residents
- Strong specialty and resource support
- Certified Stroke Center
- Cancer Center

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.

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.

The City of Lake Charles is conveniently located off Interstate-10 between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA. Distance to Major Cities (in miles):

- Atlanta: 670.2
- Baton Rouge: 129.4
- Dallas: 358.8
- Houston: 142.8
- New Orleans: 205.2

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