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Emergency Department

Emergency Department 2018-09-11T15:08:06+00:00

The Emergency Department has 27 beds, a fast track area with 6 expandable overflow beds used during peak hours. Our patient population spans newborn to geriatrics; approximately 25% of our population is pediatric. Our average daily volume is 120 patients per day.  Our annual volume in FY17 was 37,705 visits. The Emergency Department is composed of a dynamic group of medical professionals with a real passion for caring for the community. Our current nurse to patient ratio is 1:4.

Level of technology includes:

  • Computerized documentation with physician order entry
  • On-line MAR with bar coding to ensure patient safety
  • Emergent bedside ultrasound
  • The latest technology for difficult intubations

Attractive aspects of working here:

  • Friendly, community atmosphere
  • New hires receive a customized comprehensive orientation that includes both clinical and didactic information
  • New hires, if not already certified, receive ACLS training at the cost of the hospital
  • Self-scheduling
  • Every other weekend and holiday package scheduling
  • Opportunities to be involved in unit based committees
  • Many other educational opportunities

Contact Information

Nurse Recruiter
E-mail: recruiting@uhcc.com