WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center

WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center


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With a proven track record of fifty years of service to the West Bank of Jefferson parish and the surrounding area, West Jefferson is well respected regionally and nationally for excellence in patient care, distinguishing it from other hospitals in New Orleans. West Jefferson Medical Center, a 427 bed not-for-profit hospital located in Marrero, Louisiana, resides on a more than 20 acre sprawling campus just minutes from downtown New Orleans. Situated near vast industrial and maritime corridors, West Jefferson Medical Center serves area industry as well as the citizens of Jefferson parish and the region. The West Bank, located south of the Mississippi River, contains the unincorporated areas of Marrero, Harvey, Terrytown, Crown point, Lafitte and Waggaman, while Gretna, Westwego and Jean Lafitte are incorporated. The Town of Grand Isle is located on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico.

On campus, companies will find a Return to Work Center, outpatient physical and occupational rehabilitation as well as cardiac rehabilitation. West Jefferson Medical Center is the regional leader in acute, preventative and rehabilitative healthcare services for the West Bank of Jefferson parish and its surrounding communities.

The Medical Center, a full service community hospital, offers comprehensive services for patients and their families which begin with emergency services complemented by heart and vascular care; neuroscience services including a dedicated stroke unit certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; orthopedic services; diagnostic imaging; a cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons; and women's services. West Jefferson is known for its adult and pediatrics programs including a NICU Level III Nursery. From acute care to rehabilitative care, programs are available in occupational health, stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

A community hospital, West Jefferson Medical Center continues to respond to the needs of its community. The Medical Center features several neighborhood Family Doctors primary care clinics and the West Jefferson Medical Center Adult Health Day Care Center on Bellemeade Boulevard where families will find a host of support groups, counseling services, an intensive adult day partial program, a seniors program and assistance for substance abuse. Free confidential screening assessments and an EAp (Employee Assistance program) are also available.

An Alzheimer's Adult Health Day Care program opened in 2002 at the Bellemeade Boulevard location. Keeping our community well and preventing disease are part of our vision. The Fitness Centers represent an enhanced concept in community and family-focused fitness, with qualified staff members guiding customers in the use of state of the art exercise equipment and in programs addressing every dimension of wellness including physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual. Corporate, military and senior citizen rates are available. The Fitness Center-Marrero is located on the main campus and features an Aquatic Center with a multi-purpose pool, whirlpool and SwimEx Aquatic Therapy pool. The Fitness Center-Oakwood is located in the Wellness Complex, a 46,000 square foot facility which opened in 2003 near Oakwood Shopping Center in Terrytown, Louisiana. The Wellness Complex also houses The Family Doctors primary care practice and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services.

Hospital Compare, which can be found at www.HHS.gov, is a tool where you will find information on how well hospitals in New Orleans care for patients with certain surgical and medical conditions and results from a survey of patients about the quality of care they received during a recent hospital stay. Talk to your doctor about this information to help you in making your hospital care decisions






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