Christus Santa Rosa Emergency Center-Creekside
"Enjoy practicing emergency medicine in the vibrant, growing community of New Braunfels, home to the world-famous Schlitterbahn water park, as well as many other outdoor water recreation activities. It's close to both Austin and San Antonio, allowing you to enjoy aspects of both exciting cities. Plus, we benefit from excellent specialty support from the nearby CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital New Braunfels, and a seamless transfer and admission process."
Paul Foster, MD
Brand new hospital-based free-standing emergency department in New Braunfels, TX, just north of San Antonio
- Opened January 2013
- Annual Visits: 12,000
- ED Beds: 10 (9 exam rooms and 1 trauma room)
- Patients/Hour: 1.2
- Admission Rate: 2%
- Coverage: 12- and 24-hour shifts with 24 hours of physician coverage per day
- Qualifications: BC/BP in Emergency Medicine
- Documentation: T-System, Meditech CPOM
- Comprehensive imaging, including CT and ultrasound
- Full laboratory
- Respiratory therapist on site
The Christus Santa Rosa Emergency Center is a free-standing emergency department affiliated with the nearby Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-New Braunfels. As a satellite department operating under the main hospital's license, the facility is EMTALA compliant and meets all the same construction and operational requirements as a traditional hospital ED. Therefore, transfers are easy when patients need to be admitted.
Christus Santa Rosa Emergency Center is part of the Christus Santa Rosa Health System.
About New Braunfels, TX
New Braunfels is a growing and prosperous city located in the Texas Hill Country just 25 miles north of San Antonio and 40 miles south of Austin. The region is filled with activities for the whole family, including the nation's top-rated water parks and area theme parks, several of the nation's largest outlet malls, and celebrations year round. Natural attractions include caverns, zoos, and river rafting.
For more information, visit http://www.nbcham.org