Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC)is a 150-bed, full service community JCAHO accredited hospital, based in the heart of the west Texas Permian Basin. The hospital, which is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), serves the 25,000 residents of Big Spring as well as Howard County (35,000) and the surrounding Permian Basin with a service area population of 1 million within a 100-mile radius.
Big Spring, TX is a city in and the county seat of Howard County, with a population around 28,500. Big Spring is a pleasant rural community spread over several miles of gently rolling hills. Known as the crossroads of West Texas, Big Spring affords its residents the lifestyle of a rural community with quick access to larger metropolitan areas. The economy in Big Spring is diverse, with the most evident natural resources being agriculture and oil related industry. Big Spring is located a little under 2 hours south of Lubbock and 1 hour east of Odessa.
|Facility||Scenic Mountain Medical Center|
|Location||1601 West 11th Place Big Spring, TX 79720|
|About||24/7 EM Coverage|
|Volume||13,200 annual ED volume|
|Requirements||ATLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS|
|ED||7 ED Beds with 2 fast track beds|
|Shift Lengths||12 hours|
|Candidate Type||MD, DO|