Emergency Medicine Physician - Eldorado, TX
3 ER Beds, 14 Hospital Beds
Coverage: As Needed
Requires: ACLS, PALS; ATLS; CME
Patient Volume: 2 Patients a day; 8 Patients a weekend
Hospital Patients Rounds if needed
Lab & X-Ray Available 24 hours
Referral Centers: Shannon HospitalSan Angelo; San Angelo Community Medical Center San Angelo
Schleicher County Medical Center is committed to providing quality healthcare through a team of dedicated medical providers and caring staff.
Schleicher County Medical Center (SCMC) has a long history of providing progressive healthcare with small town compassion to this rural community located at the Top of the Divide in Eldorado, Texas, 47 miles south of San Angelo, and about 200 miles west of Austin and southwest of San Antonio. It is a 14-bed facility that is home to a certified Level IV Trauma facility open 24/7. The facility also houses a rural health clinic and nursing home.
Location of the hospital, nursing home and clinic on the same campus makes services convenient for patients, residents and their family members. The hospital has 14 beds in 9 patient rooms, so most patients enjoy private rooms during their stay. State-of-the-art emergency, imaging, laboratory and physical therapy services are also available The nursing home offers 32 room with 34 beds. Both the nursing home and hospital are served by the new, conveniently located rural health clinic.
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 Medical understands 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.
Located in the West Hill Country of Texas, Eldorado has plenty to offer in sites, exploration, and down home living.