Emergency Medicine Physician - Muleshoe, TX
5 ER Beds
Coverage: As needed; 72hr shift limit
Requires: ACLS, ATLS, PALS
Patient Volume: 272 per month
Referral Centers: Covenant Medical Center, University Medical Center (Lubbock)
Lab and X-Ray available 24/7
Muleshoe Area Medical Center has served Bailey and surrounding counties for over 65 years, providing essential inpatient, outpatient and emergency health care services to community residents.
Of course, none of this would be possible without the physicians and mid-level providers who staff Medical Clinic of Muleshoe and Muleshoe Family Medicine Center, both Rural Health Clinics operated by the hospital.
Founded in 1980, Southwest Medical Associates is an established emergency department management group providing services to healthcare facilities throughout Texas. We are known in the industry for specializing in physician staffing for rural hospitals from low to high patient volume.
At Southwest Medical, no emergency department task is too large or too small. We customize the coverage of our clients based on their individual needs. This ranges from part-time “as needed” coverage to last-minute emergencies, flexible coverage supplementing staff physician schedules to full-time staffing.
The needs of rural hospitals and healthcare facilities are unique, and Southwest Medicalunderstands this. That is why we have been a resource for rural healthcare for more than 30 years.
Why Southwest Medical?
- Quality ED staffing since 1980
- Custom need-based coverage
- Specialty-based physician recruitment
- 24-hour regional schedulers
- JCAHO-level credentialing
- TORCH corporate member
Our Mission: To be the best resource available for quality emergency department and clinic physician staffing at competitive rates; to promote customer service ensuring long term client retention; and creating jobs for dedicated and talented physicians.
Today, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county, with farm supply manufacturing and food and feed processing plants playing major roles in the local economy. Muleshoe is also located at the heart of a thriving dairy industry. A community center was built in 1969 and is home to the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every July 4th . Twenty miles south of town on Highway 214 is the Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. Established in 1935, the Refuge is wintering grounds for sandhill cranes and refuge is the oldest in Texas.