Family Medicine Job In Ville Platte, Louisiana
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Need additional primary care physicians in Eunice and Ville Platte, Louisiana. Various practice options, both employed and independent, are available. Competive financial packages are being offered.
Ville Platte (French for “flat town”), the parish seat of Evangeline parish, is accessible by Interstate 49, as well as U.S. 167 and 190. The parish boasts an excellent public school system as well as several top private schools from which families can choose. Additionally, four universities and colleges offer higher education opportunities.
In keeping with its Cajun Heritage, Ville Platte is the host for numerous festivals throughout the year such as the Louisiana Cotton Festival, the Louisiana Cajun Gumbo Festival and, Le Tournoi de la Ville Platte that features the ancient tradition of jousting. The last full weekend in June is known for its Smoked Meat Festival that features an array of cooking and plenty of music. The city of Ville Platte has been officially recognized by the Louisiana Legislature as the “Swamp Pop Capital of the World.”
Louisiana is known as the “Sportsman Paradise”, and Evangeline Parish is no exception. Ville Plate is home to Chicot State Park, 6,400 beautiful acres of lakes and woods complete with newly updated lodging and cabins, making the area perfect for camping, fishing, swimming, picnics and hiking. The park also features an Olympic sized pool and a boathouse, along with several boat launches. Nearby Atchafalya Basin is one of the great ecological wonders of the United States. The basin, which abounds in all types of wildlife, extends from north of Morgan City past Lafayette. It is comprised of a maze of bayous, lakes, ponds and cypress swamps. Avid bird watchers and photographers may spot upwards of 300 known species of birds in the natural paradise.
Welcome to the heart of Cajun Country: Ville Platte, Louisiana. Rich in its French traditions and cultural influences, this colorful city, located 80 miles west of Baton Rouge, is a progressive, family-friendly community where the love of good food, good music and good fun abound.
Mercy Regional Medical Center is a 102-bed acute care facility that serves as the primary health resource for Evangeline Parish and surrounding communities. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services, delivered by a skilled team of physicians, nurses and support personnel. Among its many services, Mercy Regional Medical Center offers a full-service health and wellness facility and a radiology department that features bone densitometry for osteoporosis detection and a fully accredited mammography department. The hospital recently opened a state-of-the-art, eight-bed Intensive Care Unit. The hospital also has a new Emergency Department that features a triage center, a large waiting area, state-of-the-art trauma rooms and seven private exam rooms including dedicated gynecologic and orthopedic rooms. Other new facilities have recently been built for Surgery/PACU, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Records and Clinical Laboratory as well as a new lobby/entrance, Pharmacy and Admitting and Administration areas.