Emergency and Immediate Care at Good Shepherd Marshall
Trauma Care

The emergency department at Good Shepherd Medical Center Marshall is designated as a Level III Trauma Center by the State of Texas.

Our physicians are board certified trauma physicians, and all registered nurses and staff have received specialized training and trauma certifications in their particular fields. Level III Trauma designation also means that the surgical department physicians all have certifications in advanced trauma life support, all surgical nurses hold their respective trauma certifications, and advanced equipment and technology is available.

Good Shepherd Marshall attained a Level III Trauma designation by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), receiving its first accreditation in 2005. The acute facility is equipped to treat critical and non-critical medical, surgical, trauma, infant, pediatric, geriatric and adult patients. The 18 bed acute unit features 12 treatment rooms, one triage area, two trauma bays and two OB/GYN rooms.

The trauma system places a patient in a specific track through the entire hospitalization process to ensure a high level of care is provided. It is all an example of the fulfillment of Good Shepherd Medical Center Marshall’s commitment to this community to provide the best of care.

If you are searching for a primary care physician, the Good Shepherd Medical Center Family Health Center in Marshall is located directly across from the emergency department and is open seven days a week for non-emergency care.

Emergency Services

Good Shepherd Marshall’s Emergency Department treated more than 30,000 emergency patients in 2012, including more than 8,000 trauma patients.

Doctors in Good Shepherd Marshall’s Emergency Department are board certified trauma physicians, and all registered nurses and staff have received specialized training and trauma certifications in their particular fields. In addition, the surgical department physicians all have certifications in advanced trauma life support and all surgical nurses hold their respective trauma certifications as well. Patients with conditions determined to be non-immediate based on objective, clinical criteria may be referred to alternate care providers such as a primary care physician, an immediate care center or a family health clinic for treatment after an appropriate medical screening.

Please note: The Marshall Family Health Clinic is located directly across from the Emergency Department and is open seven days a week for non-emergency care.

For More Information

Find out more about emergency services and immediate care by calling the Healthy Hotline toll-free at 1.888.784.4747.

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