Hospital Medicine – Physician

CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital-HM

Lake Charles, LA

Job Description

  • 200 bed hospital
  • Admit for all ICU patients
  • ED and ICU run codes but hospitalists respond and take over based on comfort level
  • No Procedures Required
  • Hospitalists respond to RRT on their patients
  • EMR: Meditech, moving to Epic in summer of 2024
  • Day: 5 Physicians (7a-7p)
  • Swing: 1 Physician
  • Night: 1 Physician (7p-7a)
  • All specialties available except?hepatology
  • FT and PRN positions available
  • $40k Commencement Bonus Available

Facility Information

CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a prominent healthcare institution renowned for its commitment to providing high-quality medical services to the community. As a collaboration between CHRISTUS Health and Ochsner Health, it brings together the expertise of two respected healthcare systems. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical services, including emergency care, surgical procedures, cardiology, and specialized treatment options. With a dedicated team of healthcare professionals and state-of-the-art facilities, CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital upholds a patient-centered approach to healthcare, ensuring the well-being of its patients and playing a vital role in promoting health and wellness in the Lake Charles area.

Community Information

Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a dynamic and culturally rich city located in the southwestern part of the state. Nestled along the banks of Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, the city offers a picturesque blend of natural beauty and urban amenities. Known for its vibrant cultural scene, Lake Charles boasts numerous museums, galleries, and theaters that celebrate the region's history and artistic heritage. The city also hosts lively festivals and events, with a particular emphasis on Cajun and Creole music and cuisine. Its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico makes it a hub for outdoor activities, including boating, fishing, and exploring the lush wetlands. Lake Charles is a welcoming community with a strong sense of Southern hospitality, making it an inviting destination for both residents and visitors.

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