St. James Parish Hospital’s 25-Bed Acute Care Department offers patients several levels of care each aimed at healing our patients through a combination of skill and compassionate, family-like care.
The St. James Parish Hospital Cardiopulmonary team offers a variety of services that help quickly and accurately diagnose and treat patients with heart and lung problems.
St. James Parish Hospital’s Emergency Department is directed by a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and is staffed by experienced Registered Nurses, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Acute and post-surgery inpatients at St. James Parish Hospital have access to Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy as requested by their physician.
St. James Parish Hospital’s Laboratory, the leading provider of diagnostic and drug testing in the Parish, is committed to helping you get all of your tests done quickly and close to home.
Dr. Cullen Ocmond, MD, native of St. James Parish, specializes in Family Medicine. Lutcher Family Clinic, located on the same campus as St. James Parish Hospital, is now accepting appointments.
St. James Parish Hospital offers wellness services to traditional Medicare patients of our primary care clinics. These services are covered by Medicare and include Annual Wellness Visits, Screenings and Chronic Care Management.
St. James Parish Hospital’s Occupational Therapy Team is dedicated to offering personalized, compassionate care to help patients with health issues, disabilities, injuries and impairments improve, recover or maintain their ability to perform activities required in daily life.
St. James Parish Hospital offers a specialized Orthopedic Rehab Program for patients undergoing shoulder scopes, knee scopes, hip replacements and knee replacements.
St. James Parish Hospital’s Physical Therapy team utilizes an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to treating patients. Each patient is offered a thorough, initial evaluation to determine a personalized plan and create individual goals.
Doctors Jerry and Randall Poche, both natives of St. James Parish, specialize in Family Medicine. Poche Medical Clinic has served our community for over 50 years. Poche Medical Clinic is located on the same campus as St. James Parish Hospital.
St. James Parish Hospital knows that quality healthcare can only be provided by the most competent staff with access to the latest cutting-edge equipment. Our advanced, 100% digital Radiology Department rivals big-city competitors in diagnostic testing and offers advanced nuclear cancer screenings.
St. James Parish Hospital has a Sleep Disorders Center to diagnosis and treat Sleep Apnea—right here in the comfort of your own community. For most patients, one overnight stay is all that is needed to determine the sleep disorder and its cause.
St. James Parish Hospital’s Speech-Language Therapists are licensed to assess and treat communication issues and language disorders.
Dr. Charles McGaff, General Surgeon at St. James Surgical Specialists, provides care to patients across the River Parishes. His primary office is located next to St. James Parish Hospital in David Reynaud Medical Plaza. Dr. McGaff specializes in General Surgery and Surgical Oncology.
St. James Urgent Care is open from 5:00pm to 10:00pm Monday through Friday in the medical plaza located next to the hospital. No appointments are needed.
Dr. Clay Boyd, Urologist at St. James Urology Clinic, provides care to patients across the River Parishes. Beginning in January 2015, his primary office will be located next to St. James Parish Hospital in David Reynaud Medical Plaza.
Dr. Jarelle Scott, MD, MPH and Frannie Waguespack, RN, APRN are providers at the hospital's St. James West Bank Clinic, General Practice, located in Vacherie. St. James West Bank Clinic, a provider-based clinic, is a department of St. James Parish Hospital.
Our patients take advantage of quick, easy scheduling and a wide range of surgical procedures including: inpatient, outpatient, general, laparoscopic, GYN, endoscopy, urology, ophthalmology and orthopedic procedures.
St. James Parish Hospital provides care for patients who require daily skilled services. Our Skilled Nursing Program combines healthcare experience, expanded medical resources and compassionate care to treat our patients.
St. James Parish Hospital provides an experienced staff of caring and highly qualified Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists—each sharing the goal to improve our patients’ quality of life through outcomes such as improved mobility and balance, improved self-care, improved communication skills and increased strength.
The Wound Care Program of St. James Parish Hospital is designed to treat patients in an outpatient setting utilizing a comprehensive wound management plan. Our experienced staff is ready to help manage hard to heal, chronic wounds.