Emergency Department

Fast Facts

  • Number of Beds
    20 total beds, 11 regular ED rooms, 2 trauma rooms, 4 Care Initiation rooms, 2 behavioral health rooms, and 1 internal waiting room
  • Nurse to Pt Ratio
  • Shifts
    Traditional 12 hour shifts; 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.
  • Certifications Available
    CEN, BLS, ACLS, PALS, ENPC, TNCC, CPI, NIMS; 100, 200, 700, 800

The Emergency Department is located at the north end of the Medical Center. In July 2019 a new larger state of the art emergency department was opened. The new emergency department was designed to provide efficient and safe care for our patients, as well as aesthetically calming during stressful times.

MyMichigan Medical Center West Branch Emergency Department staff works collaboratively with nurses, physicians, mid-levels, and auxiliary departments to provide high end quality care with excellent patient outcomes. Our team is dedicated to provide compassionate care to our communities. We strive to meet our quality metrics and provide excellent care to our patients and support to their family. We are dedicated to the health and safety of our community.

Our team has weathered and excelled during many changes in the past and has maintained the highest patient satisfaction scores. Our team is unified and stronger together.

Types of Patient Care

  • Infants to Adults
  • Emergency Obstetrics
  • Critically ill or injured patients
  • Trauma patients
  • Respiratory
  • Cardiac
  • Behavioral Health

The Emergency Department practices and is educated on evidenced based medicine to provide the most up to date and proven best practices for patient care. The Emergency Department is educated on advanced practice for highly critical patients, trauma patients and the staff are currently or working towards certification specific to emergency care. Our ED providers are board certified in emergency medicine, providing the excellent, high quality care to our communities.

What Our Employees are Saying

  • “An amazing team, patient focused and team oriented that has been integral in the process of elevating the level of care and health of the community and culture of the workplace.” — Dr. David Newcomb II

  • “Very efficient and great staff, whose care for their community is unrivaled. They are a pleasure to work with and I look forward to my West Branch shifts.” — Matt Kanitz, P.A.-C.

  • “We have been through some difficult times but we have all pulled together as a team.” — Stefany Rabidue, R.N.

  • “The work environment is very cohesive, which allows us to give more efficient and effective patient care as a team.” — Jaime Sloan, R.N.

  • “A great place to learn with positive, encouraging, and knowledgeable staff.”  — Abbie, Nurse Intern

  • “I enjoy the teamwork and the desire to learn and conquer any obstacle that may come my way.”  — Pam Gesnik, R.N.