We are seeking Board Eligible or Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians for our Emergency Department at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. This is a full-time contracted position.
St. Tammany Parish Hospital Emergency Department is a Level 3 Trauma Center and is an accredited stroke and chest pain center. The department provides a broad range of services for emergency care including after-hours care, heart and stroke care, pediatric emergency care, diagnostic testing, and access to specialists. St. Tammany Parish Hospital offers two emergency departments in the service district. One is part of the main hospital facility in Covington, and the other is an off-site emergency department in Mandeville.
Emergency Department Statistics
Approximately 42,000 visits annually
35 beds on the main campus with dedicated fast track and specialty treatment area for mental health, pediatrics, and trauma
Physician coverage = 59 hours per day average
APP coverage = 36 hours per day average
Extremely well-staffed with experienced Advance Practitioners, RNs, and scribes
The hospital is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste. The North Shore offers the best of both worlds – the comfort of country living with the diversities and attractions of New Orleans and Baton Rouge only a lake away. Families appreciate the strength of the St. Tammany Parish School System, which ranks as one of Louisiana’s finest and hosts several federally recognized Presidential Blue-Ribbon schools.
Distance to Major Cities (in miles)
New Orleans: 41
Baton Rouge: 69
You may 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: 2
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.