July 01, 2014
Jacksonville, FL– Memorial Hospital is now serving patients at the Memorial Emergency Center – Atlantic. At 9:30 am, the cover over the Emergency sign was taken down to signify the full-service emergency room is officially open to patients.
“This is an exciting day for Memorial Hospital as we bring emergency care closer to home for the adults and children who live in this fast-growing area,” said Memorial Hospital President & CEO Jim O’Loughlin, “We are honored to bring the same high-level of care that we offer in our main emergency room to the families who call this neighborhood home.”
The Memorial Emergency Center – Atlantic is a full-service ER complete with advanced imaging and lab services. This facility is licensed by the State as an Emergency Department and operates just like an ER that is attached to a hospital.
- 9,960 square feet
- 10 beds
- Full-service ER, licensed by the state of Florida
- Staffed 24/7 by trained emergency room physicians
- Ability to serve all ages from infants to the elderly
- Open 24/7
- Wait times will be posted online at memorialhosptialjax.com
“When it comes to emergencies, every second counts,” said Emergency Services Administrator Amy Riley, RN. “Our new, state-of-the-art emergency room offers adults and children easy access to care in a convenient setting with a highly trained, compassionate staff ready to serve adults and children.”
The Memorial Emergency Center – Atlantic is Memorial Hospital’s second free-standing ER. In October of 2012 Memorial opened its first free standing emergency center, the Memorial Emergency Center – Julington Creek. Since opening, the Julington Creek location has seen thousands of patients.
The Memorial Emergency Center – Atlantic is located at 11850 Atlantic Blvd, near the intersection of Atlantic Blvd and Kernan Blvd.