- 12-14 average daily census per provider
- 2-4 average daily admissions
- 179 hospital beds
- 2 physicians and 1 NP/PA on shift daily (7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
- Physicians rotate night call every other night
- Physician on call must be within 30 miles from the hospital
- 7 on / 7 off block scheduling
- Level IV trauma facility
Merit Health Natchez is a 179-bed acute care facility serving the healthcare needs of the Natchez community. The hospital recently underwent several renovations to update and expand services in preparation for the consolidation of two campuses. Merit Health Natchez offers a broad range of services including emergency medicine, surgery, cardiology, labor and delivery, radiology, outpatient diagnostic testing, and physician therapy. This hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Natchez is an elegant town, with true hospitality. The town is in close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, so the climate is subtropical with mild to cool winters, making it a great place to reside. Natchez offers low cost of living and many options for schools K-12. Located on the historic Mississippi River, Natchez is less than 2 hours southwest of Jackson and is less than 2 hours north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
We offer a competitive compensation package, leadership training and development, SCP University with over 200 hours of free CMEs and more.