The Emergency Department at Eisenhower Medical Center is a 45-bed Level II Base Station, averaging 65,000+ visits per year. The ED has a collaborative and dedicated team of physicians, nurses, ED Techs, phlebotomists, RCPs, x-ray techs, social services, a concierge, and 24-hour internal and external security. The department is staffed with a dedicated team leader, day and night charge nurses, clinical educator, pre-hospital liaison nurse, ED quality nurse and a forensic program coordinator. Our patient population ranges from neonates to geriatrics. A large proportion of our patients have cardiac, pulmonary, orthopedic, and oncologic diagnoses. Our AMI and Stroke Clinical Pathways have decreased triage time to intervention. Interventional cardiology and neuro-radiology services are available 24/7. The ED has digital radiography, Accudose supply stations and medication dispensing units and a 24-hour ED dedicated stat lab.
We utilize 24-hour triage with a 3:1 patient-to-nurse ratio at peak times. Triage/treatment protocols are integral to reducing length of stay and enhance patient satisfaction to promote the highest level of continuity, coordination, and comprehensive care. The Emergency Department is committed to maintaining clinical excellence. We would like to invite you to join our team in this truly exciting environment of growth and expansion! Our multi-disciplinary triage team includes ED support staff and a physician for patient-centered care.
The Emergency Department is a Joint Commission Accredited Chest Pain Center and Joint Pain Center.