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Emergency Services Washington, IN

24/7 Emergency Medical Services-When Every Minute Counts

Daviess Community Hospital is pleased to announce an Emergency Medicine partnership with Paradigm. Paradigm and the DCH team are committed to delivering quality service and care to enhance the patient experience in the Emergency Department.

The Emergency Department is staffed by specially trained providers which include board-certified emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and paramedics.

The Emergency Department is equipped with three trauma rooms and six examination rooms in order to adequately care for a wide variety of emergency needs ranging from minor medical problems to stabilizing trauma victims. Air and ground ambulance services provide our patients with safe transport in the event additional specialty care is required during their emergency.

DCH EMS provides 911 service to all of Daviess County

Daviess emergency vehicles We have four full-time crews in the following locations – two crews in Washington (stationed at Daviess Community Hospital), one crew in Odon, and one crew in Cannelburg. All stations are staffed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

NON-EMERGENCY TRANSFER Services available.

A transport is considered non-emergency if a patient is moving to or from a health facility, or between health facilities, for medically necessary reasons that are not a direct result of a sudden or unexpected deterioration in the patient’s condition, and which do not require immediate management of life, limb or function-threatening conditions. This includes patients being discharged from the hospital but unable to use conventional means of transportation, or those requiring specialized diagnostic and treatment facilities available only at specific hospitals.

DCH EMS can provide this service for: doctor's appointments, dialysis, therapy, discharges, etc. between the hours of 7 am to 6 pm, Monday - Friday.

You must schedule by calling 812-254-9324 or fax to 812-254-2953 (scheduling office is open Monday - Friday from 8 am to 5:30 pm).

Services will be billed to the patient's insurance.

For questions regarding DCH EMS services, please call 812-254-2760, ext. 1541.

Contact

Dr. Otto Susuc, Emergency Department Director

Dr. Timothy Almquist, EMS Director

Chrissy Wininger, RN, Emergency Department Nurse Manager
812-254-2760 ext. 1301
​cwininger@dchosp.org

Ashley Burch, EMS Coordinator
812-254-2760 ext. 1541
aburch@dchosp.org

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