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Hospitalist Opportunity in Lake Charles Louisiana

Emergency Care Partners

Last Updated: 5/13/22

Job Description

OPPORTUNITY:

We are seeking a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with Hospital Medicine experience for a PRN Nocturnist positions to staff our facility at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital in Sulphur, Louisiana, a suburb of Lake Charles. Work schedule includes a block schedule of 7 on/ 7 off.

HOSPITALIST DEPARTMENT:

We have a 107-bed hospitalist department that includes specialized areas for critical care, mental health and fast track non-critical care designed to improve the care process and reduce waiting times. WCCH has 24/7/365 coverage of board-certified Internal and Family Medicine providers.

Hospital Department Statistics:

  • Night coverage from 7pm-7am
  • Round on patients from the emergency department, admits and discharges
  • Wellsoft EMR
  • Excellent specialty backup and physician support
  • Supportive nursing and administrative staff
  • NO codes, procedures, on-call schedule, adolescents, or OB coverage
  • 300 hours of Hospitalist Department Experience required over the last 2 years as a Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

OUR FACILITY:

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) is a 107-bed facility located in Sulphur, Louisiana, and provides a full range of medical services, including emergency care, surgery, occupational therapy, pediatrics, psychiatry, imaging, wound care, sports medicine, and sleep studies. The hospital also operates a medical rehabilitation center, nursing home, skilled nursing unity, outpatient clinics, and a home health agency. Since 1953, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital has grown its commitment of providing exceptional healthcare to the residents of Southwest Louisiana, while the primary service area of WCCH includes west Calcasieu and northern Cameron parishes, patients from other areas of Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas utilize the various services of the hospital.

At WCCH, we value community and take pride in the role we play as caregivers. It is an honor to say that we serve as the primary healthcare resource for more than 200,000 of our neighbors located throughout Calcasieu Parish and the surrounding communities of Lake Charles, Moss Bluff, Iowa, Vinton, Prien, DeQuincy, Westlake, Carlyss, Starks, Hayes, and Gillis.

Our mission is to provide advanced quality health care with attention to patient satisfaction and clinical excellence to every patient, every time. That's why WCCH is:

  • Grade A Safety Score by Leapfrog Group
  • Recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

OUR COMMUNITY:

The City of Sulphur, Louisiana, named for the chemical and mining industry that helped establish Calcasieu Parish in the late 1800s, is the 13th largest city in Louisiana with a population of nearly 22,000. Sulphur, Louisiana is referred to as “the pride of Southwest Louisiana”, drawing that slogan from citizens who take pride in their heritage, as well as the future of Sulphur. There is a particular magic in the city of Sulphur, Louisiana, which offers its visitors a memorable and enjoyable stay. Recent host to the nation as the site for the Dixie Boys Super World Series, the city features world-class sporting facilities, delicious and authentic restaurants and exciting and beautiful points of interest.

Distance to Major Cities (in miles)

  • Houston: 135
  • Baton Rouge: 135
  • New Orleans: 214
  • Dallas: 336
  • Atlanta: 659



Company Details

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
About Professional Emergency Medicine Management (PEMM) and Professional Emergency Physicians Associates (PEPA) Headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, PEMM and PEPA, respectively, are leading providers of emergency medicine and emergency department management services, primarily to small and medium-sized hospitals across Louisiana. Our clinical operations currently include 11 customer hospit...