These are the facilities where I have worked since 2006. They are in alphabetical order. To search for a specific facility, click on the "All Facilities" drop down arrow.
The purpose of this page is to offer basic information about the facilities and locations along with my overall impressions from a Traveler's perspective of what would be helpful to know when considering an assignment. The number in parentheses following the Traveler Considerations indicates my rating on a scale from 1 to 5 with 5 being the highest. Of course, this is from my perspective only. If you'd like to know more about any of the facilities, I'd be happy to speak with you personally. Click HERE to contact me.
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4000 Ambassador Drive Anchorage, AK 99508
The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) offers comprehensive medical services and acute, specialty, primary and behavioral health care to Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. ANMC is also home to one of America’s most unique health care environments – a place where the highest quality care and cutting-edge technology meets special cultural and traditional services and customer experiences.
The award-winning medical center includes a 173-bed hospital, a full range of medical specialties, primary care services and labs. The ANMC hospital houses Alaska’s first Level II Trauma Center and is also a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. The hospital also works in close partnership with rural health facilities statewide to support a broad range of health care and related services.
4100 Lake Otis Pkwy #102, Anchorage, AK 99508
Alaska Surgery Center is an affiliate of Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), a leader in patient Best Demonstrated Practices and has developed a nationwide initiative to measure quality improvement across multiple surgical providers. Medical procedures and specialties include: Anesthesiology, Gastroenterology, General surgery, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Neuro Surgery, Pain Management, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, and Urology.
1201 N. Muldoon, Anchorage, AK 99504
The Alaska VA Healthcare System (AVAHS) offers primary, specialty, and mental health outpatient care. Services are provided through a Joint Venture with the United States Air Force on nearby Elmendorf Air Force Base, as well as through purchased care arrangements with the community hospitals. The facility also features a comprehensive Homeless Veteran Service, consisting of a Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Program, Veterans Industries, Compensated Work Therapy Transitional Residence Program, VA Supported Program, and Outreach.
759 Chestnut St., Springfield, MA 01199
Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is a 716-bed independent academic medical center and the regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. The facility includes Baystate Children's Hospital, the Wesson Women and Infants' Unit, the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center.
5700 AZ-90, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Located in the beautiful high desert of southeastern Arizona, Canyon Vista Medical Center commits to serve residents in Sierra Vista, Ft. Huachuca, Cochise County – a population of more than 131,000 people, and surrounding communities. The facility is comfortably nestled in the San Pedro River Valley, 75 miles southeast of Tucson.
Completed in 2015, the facility offers: Emergency Services with a Level III Trauma Unit, Women and Children’s Services, Intensive/Progressive/Acute Care, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Surgical Services/ Outpatient Surgery Center, and additional services.
250 Hospital Place, Soldotna, AK 99669
Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) is a 49 bed, full service hospital located in Soldotna, Alaska which serves the Central Kenai Peninsula. CPH is a Planetree designated hospital that approaches wellness by including all aspects of healing – mental, emotional, spiritual, social and physical. Hospital facilities and services include all private patient rooms, four surgical suites, dedicated C-section suite, family birth center, 24-hour emergency department, imaging, laboratory, oncology/infusion center, outpatient services and physical therapy.
250 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301
Concord Hospital is an acute-care hospital located in Concord, New Hampshire. It is a charitable organization which exists to meet the health needs of individuals within the communities it serves. In 2014, the hospital spent $52+ million on what they term "Community Benefits" programs and services, referring to charitable care and other philanthropic services. The hospital has "centers of excellence" in cardiac, cancer, orthopedics, urology and women's health services, serving as a regional referral resource. Its level II Trauma Center designation certifies that the hospital has the resources to provide a level of care for patients with a wide range of injuries.
2301 Quaker Ave., Lubbock, TX 79410
Covenant Health's SurgiCenter is the region's premier outpatient surgery center. Designed specifically to provide same-day surgery services, the center allows patients to recover in the comfort of their own homes. The SurgiCenter provides a wide range of ambulatory surgical services as well as endoscopy and pain management services.
3831 Piper St. #110, Anchorage, AK 99504
Creekside Surger Center began seeing patients in November 2010. They provide ambulatory surgery services for orthopedic, ear nose and throat, podiatry, pain management, and spine procedures. The center is a joint venture between local surgeons and Providence Health and Services, Washington.
One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH 03756
DHMC is a 400-bed, full-service, academic medical center located on campus in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Anesthesiology was established as a specialty at Dartmouth in 1941 and as an independent department in 1989. The attending staff and CRNAs are members of the faculty of tab of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.
1650 Cowles St., Fairbanks, AK 99701
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska is a general medical and surgical facility and the only private hospital in Fairbanks. The hospital is working under Foundation Health Partners (formally Banner Health), which is a newly created subsidiary of the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation.
1200 N Beaver St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Northern Arizona Healthcare’s Flagstaff Medical Center is located in Flagstaff, Ariz., about 150 miles north of Phoenix. This full-service, 267-bed hospital serves Flagstaff and many surrounding communities. Flagstaff Medical Center is one of only 10 Arizona hospitals with a Level I Trauma Center designation from the Arizona Department of Health Services. The hospital was founded in 1936 by Dr. Charles Sechrist as Flagstaff Hospital, with 25 beds at that time, and was donated to the community of Flagstaff in 1955.
4215 Joe Ramsey Blvd., Greenville, TX 75403
This full-service hospital opened on August 1, 1971 and has since undergone numerous expansions. Hunt Regional serves patients in Hunt County and surrounding areas. The hospital offers an extensive list of services including a surgery center, digital imaging, behavioral health, the Lou and Jack Finney Cancer Center, home care, infusion therapy, laboratory services, a Level III NICU, mobile mammography, wound care, rehabilitation center, a surgery center, women & infant care and more.
5955 Zeamer Avenue
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska 99506
Hospital Care & Surgery at the 673d Medical Group - Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson consists of General Surgery, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit (BHU).
888 Swift Blvd., Richland, WA 99336
Kadlec first opened its doors in 1944 to provide care for the Hanford area workers and their families. Since then, they have grown into a regional medical center that provides care for residents across the Mid-Columbia region of central Washington.
Multiple Site Facility
Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers (also known as Group Health) are urgent care centers and medical clinics in Washington state. In 2017, Kaiser Permanente acquired Group Health Cooperative and its subsidiaries, which have been caring for members in Washington since 1947.
7000 West Colfax Ave., Lakewood, CO 80214
Physicians at Lakewood Endoscopy Center treat disorders and diseases of the digestive tract – including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas – and regularly treat diverse conditions.
2500 S. Woodworth Loop, Palmer, AK 99645
Mat-Su Regional Medical Center is a community healthcare provider with 74-beds, a wide range of inpatient and outpatient care, diagnostic imaging and emergency, medical and surgical services. Mat-Su Regional Medical Center also offers a sleep lab, cardiac catheterization lab, off-site urgent care facility, robotic surgery and the advanced total hip replacement procedures.
222 Tongass Dr., Sitka, AK 99835
Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (S’ÁXT’ HÍT) is an acute, specialty, primary- and behavioral-health provider committed to delivering comprehensive medical services to anyone living, working, or visiting Southeast Alaska.
Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (MEH) is also a 25-bed critical access hospital with a broad range of medical specialties and primary care services (in close partnership with Alaska’s other health facilities) to support a comprehensive spectrum of healthcare and related services.
3920 Capital Mall Dr SW, Suite 101, Olympia, WA 98502
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization that’s been caring for communities in Washington state since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital in 1882. Services include: Adult Immunizations, Adult Primary Care, Chronic Disease Management, Diabetes Services, Family Practice, General Preventive Medicine, Immunizations, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Routine Checkups, and Sports Physicals.
630 West 168th Street New York, NY 10032
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, a 738-bed medical center affiliated with Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, provides emergency, primary, and specialty care in virtually every field of medicine.
750 Northeast 13th, #200, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is an internationally prominent faculty possessing state-of-the-art facilities and technology. The center is a leader in education, research and patient care. It is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges – Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate Studies. The OU Health Sciences Center serves approximately 4,000 students in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs on campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
3100 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan, AK 99901
PeaceHealth is a critical access hospital and has been serving the communities of Southeast Alaska since 1923 with Ketchikan Medical Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital offering comprehensive trauma care, outpatient and home health services, and a 29-bed long-term care facility. Primary and specialty medical care are provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group—Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island. The Trauma IV emergency department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, staffed by physicians who are independent contractors employed by National Emergency Services (NES).
103 Fram St., Petersburg, AK 99833
Petersburg Medical Center is a critical access hospital with 12 acute care/swing beds. The nursing team is composed of RNs, LPNs and CRNAs. Acute Care Services Include: Inpatient hospitalizations, Skilled Nursing/Rehabilitation program, Medically Necessary Observation, Chemotherapy, Wound Care, Respite Care, Outpatient Infusions, Full Time Physical Therapy, Activities Program, Cardiac Stress and Non-stress Tests, Endoscopies, Colonoscopies, and Ambulatory Surgery with on staff orthopedic surgeon.
Multiple Site Facility - Texas
St. David’s Medical Centers are located in and around the Austin, Texas metropolitan area. Combined, they provide comprehensive care, offer a superior cardiac program, maternity units with Level I and II nurseries, state-of-the-art technology in operating rooms and endoscopy suites, as well as 24/7 Emergency Departments.
55 Fogg Road
South Weymouth, MA 02190
South Shore Hospital is Southeastern Massachusetts's leading provider of emergency, acute and outpatient care. It is the first and only verified and designated Level II Trauma Center south of Boston, including the Cape and Islands. It is one of only three hospitals in Massachusetts with a Level II license.
South Shore Hospital is consistently recognized for quality of care including being recognized as a Top General Hospital by the Leapfrog Group. The hospital has also been recognized as part of the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program which recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in nursing services—a distinction only eight percent of US hospital achieve.
3604 4th St., Lubbock, TX 79430
TTUHSC is an academic Medical Center which educates students, provides patient care and conducts biomedical and clinical research. They graduate the most health care professionals in the state of Texas. TTUHSC is nationally recognized for innovative programs, academic achievement, and cutting-edge research.
55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, Massachusetts, 01655-0002
UMass Memorial Medical Center is the region's trusted academic medical center, part of the UMass Memorial Health. We are committed to improving the health of people in Central Massachusetts through excellence in care, comprehensive health services, teaching and research.