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. Our department provides the broadest 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 main campus with dedicated fast track and specialty treatment area for mental health, pediatrics, and trauma
30,000 sq ft department
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 Louisiana’s finest and hosts a number of federally recognized Presidential Blue-Ribbon schools. Simply put, St. Tammany is a great place to work and live.
Distance to Major Cities (in miles):
New Orleans: 41
Baton Rouge: 69
Required: BE/ BC EM / ACLS / PALS / NRP / DEA
Internal Number: STPH
About Professional Emergency Medicine Management
About Professional Emergency Medicine Management (PEMM) and Professional Emergency Physicians Associates (PEPA)
Headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, PEMM and PEPA 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 hospitals, supported by 160 emergency medicine physicians and 150 advanced practice providers that, in aggregate, care for more than 350,000 patients annually. PEMM’s and PEPA’s proprietary customer analytics platform, which seamlessly interfaces with each hospital’s IT platform to capture critical service quality and departmental efficiency metrics, validates and ensures local service quality and a consistent patient experience within each customer’s emergency department. In addition, PEMM’s and PEPA’s unique local equity partnerships with emergency physician leaders align local economic incentives and quality standards, helping to bring together the clinical leaders and the hospital customer sites we manage.