PEM - Physician

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital

Location: New London, CT

ED Volume: 49,000

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Lawrence & Memorial Hospital

365 Montauk Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4700

If you're looking for an inspiring job, you've come to the right place. As a pediatric emergency medicine physician at USACS, you will have the opportunity to touch the lives of children in the emergency department, while working in a fast-paced, tight-knit environment. We are looking for individuals with a passion for pediatric medicine who are interested in joining our model of physician ownership and integrated acute care. With USACS, you'll be part of a team unique in today's industry. USACS provides physicians with ownership, unparalleled benefits and the opportunity to practice within a values-based model emphasizing quality, long-term wealth building and a culture of shared ownership.  USACS physicians enjoy the security and resources of a large, national group without sacrificing the advantages typically found in local EM groups.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE:

Hospital

  • 280-bed hospital offering the latest technology in the practice of medicine
  • The region’s only provider of emergent percutaneous coronary intervention, inpatient rehabilitation services, and neonatal intensive care, inpatient pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine
  • Stroke center affiliation with Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Clinical collaborations include: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, and Joslin Diabetes Center

Emergency Department

  • 20% admission rate
  • High acuity facility
  • 20% of the ED volume is Fast Track
  • Efficient layout with 34 treatment beds, including Fast Track and behavioral suite beds
  • Less than 1% patients transferred; less than 1% penetrating or blunt trauma
  • Responsive lab with a 45-minute turnaround time; STAT lab 15-minute turnaround time
  • Full department status
  • Hospital-based paramedic system with 12-lead EKG transmissibility and end-tidal CO2 monitoring
  • Hospitalists in-house 24-7, 90% of patient admitted to hospitalists
  • Anesthesia backup 24-7 in-house
  • OB/GYN in-house 24-7
  • Pediatric ED open 3p-11p, 7 days/week, staffed by Pediatric Emergency Medicine trained physicians

Community

Southeastern Connecticut has it all! Home to the Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut College, and Mitchell College, you’ll find wonderful schools, access to year-round activities (skiing, sailing, hiking, biking) and affordable housing. The area is a wonderful place for families and offers numerous attractions including the Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, beaches and shopping. World-class dining options abound in New London, Mystic, and nearby Watch Hill. If you want a day trip, we are 1½ hours to Boston, 45 minutes to Providence, and 2 hours to New York City.

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