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East Texas Medical Center Athens

2000 S Palestine St Athens, TX

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Hospital Bio

East Texas Medical Center Athens provides Henderson County residents with a host of inpatient and outpatient services. Our 24-hour emergency department is designated a Level IV trauma center by the state of Texas and serves as home base to one of ETMC’s Air 1 helicopters.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: The Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission

Teaching Hospital: No

Trauma Level: Level IV Trauma Center

Number of beds: 117

Services At This Hospital

  • Cardiopulmonary Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Gastroenterology Lab
  • Imaging
  • Inpatient Care
  • Laboratory
  • Obstetrical Services
  • Surgery
3.9 review

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

East Texas medical center Athens

PROS:

Close to home small town familiar people close nit small community experience nurses. Good doctors amazing nurses great small town folks

CONS:

Bad cooperation

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

ETMC Review

PROS:

Nurse-patient ratio has recently improved; average pay for Registered Nurses; adequate scheduling means for staff; incentives recently removed for staff, leading to more shortages; great teamwork among fellow co-workers.

CONS:

Difficult to gain further experience in desired department due to staffing.

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Four Stars

PROS:

Be patient, it takes time to be accepted by others at a new facility which is the case no matter what field you're in.

CONS:

None

Dialysis (Nephrology)

Four Stars

PROS:

Nursing is a very important career, anyone who was already in nurse could answer this question.

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Three Stars

PROS:

Don't be afraid of grumpy doctors!

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

Four Stars

PROS:

Work as a team. That's the only way to efficiently do your job.

CONS:

None

Geriatrics (Gerontology)

Four Stars

PROS:

Make the best of every day

CONS:

None

Long-Term Care (LTC)

Five Stars

PROS:

More about the job

CONS:

None

Operating Room (OR)

Four Stars

PROS:

It's a great starter job to gain experience and make new friends.

CONS:

None

same day surgery

Four Stars

PROS:

Xxx

CONS:

None

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