Sheboygan, WI – EM | W
St. Nicholas Hospital is a full service, non-teaching community hospital. This facility is affiliated with the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), which is based in Springfield, Illinois. The HSHS health system operates 13 hospitals throughout Wisconsin and Illinois.
Infinity HealthCare has been providing Emergency Medicine staffing and management services at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan, WI since 2003. The Emergency Department at St. Nicholas Hospital is a beautiful, state of the art facility. The current ED volume is approximately 13,000 visits per year. Although volume is low, acuity is very high with many major trauma cases and acute cardiac patients. The diagnostic cardiac cauterization lab opened in July 2010, where interventional cauterizations will take place. St. Nicholas Hospital’s ED is a state certified Level III Trauma Center and is actively pursuing Stroke and Chest Pain certifications.
Surgical back-up is extensive and willingly available (general, vascular, orthopedics, plastics, ENT, and oral surgery). The ED has state-of-the-art equipment with a new Glide-scope and rapid infuser. St. Nicholas Hospital’s ED consistently receives scores in the 95th percentile from patients and family members’ satisfaction surveys.
In addition, Infinity HealthCare has provided services in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine since 2008. With two hyperbaric chambers, the Comprehensive Wound Care Center is a full-service healing center using advanced treatment techniques.
Sheboygan, Wisconsin is located on the shores of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Sheboygan River, about 50 miles north of Milwaukee and 64 miles south of Green Bay. It has a population of over 50,000. Sheboygan was founded in 1846, and is well known for its bratwurst. Located in the Harbor Centre, in the heart of Sheboygan, restored historic buildings are home to a variety of diverse casual and fine dining restaurants and pubs, unique stores, bed and breakfast inns, and arts and entertainment. Sheboygan offers an array of opportunities such as golf, boating, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing and hiking trails, parks and beaches, music, theatre, and concerts. It is a popular resort destination, with the nearby, well known Village of Kohler, home of The American Club. Visitors and residents have easy access to Interstate 43, which is the primary north-south transportation route into Sheboygan, while Highway 23 is the primary west route into the city. Sheboygan is served by the Sheboygan County Memorial Airport, which is located several miles from the city. There are excellent schools, including two colleges and the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan. Once built on industry and trade, Sheboygan has become a great place to live, grow and raise a family.