Chippewa Falls, WI – EM
Since 1885 St. Joseph’s has been providing healthcare to Chippewa Falls and the surrounding communities. In 1970, a larger facility was erected and underwent many updates. A 150-bed hospital, this facility is affiliated with the Hospital Sisters Health System HSHS based in Springfield, Illinois. The HSHS health system operates 13 hospitals in Wisconsin and Illinois.
In August of 2009, ground breaking occurred for a new state-of-the-art Emergency Department at St. Joseph’s. The new Level III Trauma Center was fully completed in January 2011. Infinity HealthCare has partnered with St. Joseph’s Hospital for the provision of Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, and Wound Care and HBO services. Other facts about this facility include:
- Level III Trauma Designation
- ED annual volume is 15,000 approximately
- Staffing: Board certified/eligible physicians and physician extenders
- Opportunity to work in Urgent Care, Wound Care with HBO chamber
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin is located in northwest Wisconsin on the Chippewa River, an hour from the Twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. This small town community of 13,300 has a hilly terrain, surrounded by more than 300 lakes. Chippewa Falls was selected as one of the top ten Small Towns in America by “Time” magazine. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation including bike trails, canoeing, fishing, hunting, golf, and cross country skiing. The famous American Birkebeiner World Class cross country ski trail is only 90 minutes away. Chippewa Falls has a variety of museums, historical sites, art centers, festivals, and parks. There are many unique specialty stores and area outlet malls for your shopping needs. Chippewa Falls has a diverse selection of restaurant cuisines and atmospheres to experience. It has an outstanding school system and The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, a mere 15 miles away with many cultural amenities and the nearest airport, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport. It has easy access to the major Highways and Interstates, such as I-94, for easy travel to outlining areas and cities. The charm of this small town atmosphere makes Chippewa Falls a quality place to live.