Sacred Heart Hospital AND St. Joseph's Hospital
Sacred Heart Hospital has 344 beds with tertiary neuroscience capabilities, 24 hour interventional cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, while serving a wide area as a Level III Trauma Center. Providers within this group are actively involved with medical direction of the Eau Claire Fire Department and EMS education.
St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls boasts a beautiful, new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department completed in January, 2011.
These hospitals are part of the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) which owns and operates five hospitals in Wisconsin. Infinity HealthCare staffs and manages the EDs at all five of those hospitals.
Infinity HealthCare also provides medical direction and staffing for HBO/Wound Care services at both facilities.
The Chippewa Valley offers numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation including bike trails, canoeing, fishing, hunting and cross country skiing. Chippewa Falls was selected as one of the Top Ten Small Towns of America by “Time” Magazine. This small town community is located just over an hour from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota. Eau Claire, a college town and a major metropolitan center in northwest Wisconsin is 15 minutes away. With a population of approximately 65,000, Eau Claire is a city with a healthy and diverse economy, high quality health care, excellent schools and numerous cultural and entertainment events.
Sacred Heart Hospital Practice Profile:
• ED annual volume: 23,000
• Physician Coverage: Coverage: Eight (8) and nine (9) hour shifts
• Physician Extender Coverage: 20 hours of urgent care
St. Joseph’s Hospital Practice Profile:
• ED annual volume: 12,000
• Wisconsin Level III Trauma Center
• Physician Coverage: Twelve (12) hour shifts