This department is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week and is responsible for the management of all emergent and urgent patients in our region. The primary ER doc serves as medical control for all medevacs in and out of our region. The Emergency Department is designated a Level IV Trauma Center.
Unit Description (facility)
The Emergency Department contains 9 beds and 2 trauma bays. We have approximately 25,000 patient encounters per year, about 50 percent of them are for pediatric patients. The coverage of the ED is physicians 8 a.m.– 8 p.m. and 8 p.m.– 8 a.m., a second provider 10 a.m.– 10 p.m. (sometimes this is a pediatrician), and a PA/NP from noon to midnight.