Ocala Health System, a 2-facility health system with 430 beds; located at Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital . The Ocala Health system also include 3-free standing Emergency Departments; located in Wildwood, Summerfield and Ocala. Facilities have been consistently growing over the course of the last 5 years, having invested $210 M in capital improvements through 2018. Facility has another $60 M in construction underway to include expansion of ER, OR, and IP Bed Capacity at both facilities. Ocala Health is a high functioning Comprehensive Stroke and Level II Trauma Center, and is the only trauma center or Comprehensive Stroke Center in Marion, Hernando, Sumter and Citrus counties. The facility also leads a growing GME program in partnership with UCF.
Ocala is a remarkable town for raising a family and includes one of Florida's top elementary schools. The Ocala metro area boasts of winding community pathways that are canopied with oak trees and dangling trellises of Spanish Moss, Silver Springs - Nature's Theme Park, the Ocala National Forest, the rolling green fields of horse farms, historic districts, outstanding golf courses, friendly communities, crystal-clear rivers, and fresh-water springs. Also, the subtropical climate makes the Ocala metro area a vacation destination year-round. The Ocala metro area has a population of approximately 350,000 and is conveniently located one hour from the east and west coasts of Florida and one hour from Orlando.
44,000 annual patient visits
Level II Trauma Center
2 Trauma Bays
44 hrs phys cvg + 32 hrs of APP cvg daily
Hospital is undergoing a $56 million dollar renovation and expansion including a new ED entrance
J1 Visa and H1B Visa Eligible
BC/BE in Emergency Medicine
Ocala Health is the primary clinical site for graduate medical education in Ocala, FL, sponsored in collaboration with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).
Ocala Regional Medical Center provides an academically and clinically rigorous training program in Emergency Medicine. With dedicated faculty supported by the significant resources of the UCF/HCA GME consortium and HCA Healthcare and the provide the trainees with the basic and clinical knowledge, procedural skills, clinical judgment, professionalism, and the interpersonal skills necessary for a successful career and to develop as a leader in Emergency Medicine.
GME programs include: Family Medicine, General Surgery and Internal Medicine.