Fairfield Memorial Hospital
Fairfield Memorial Hospital is a 25 bed JCAHO approved Critical Access Hospital. CAH status allows the hospital to receive better reimbursement for Medicare patients, assuring its financial stability. Fairfield Memorial Hospital offers a 24-hour physician-staffed emergency department, critical/intensive care, adult and pediatric medical/surgical care, Fairfield also offers inpatient and outpatient surgical services. The Surgical Services Department offers a variety of Peri-Operative services including general anesthesia, spinal and epidural anesthesia, pain management, and I.V. Sedation. Outpatient Services include endoscopy procedures, bone marrow aspirations, paracentesis, CAT scan biopsy, angiography, esophageal motility studies, ambulatory pH studies, and I.V. Infusions. Surgical services offered at Fairfield include General Surgery, Gynecology, Urology, Endoscopy, Ophthalmology, and Podiatry. The hospital also provides physical, occupational, and speech therapy; cardiac rehab, skilled care unit, homecare, and wound care. Diagnostic services offered at Fairfield include MRI, Digital CT, Pet/CT, Nuclear Medicine, Xray, mammography, EKG, EEG, Lab services, and sleep studies. Fairfield Memorial Hospital also operates a long-term skilled care nursing unit that provides services to those requiring medical care, nursing care, and rehab services.
Fairfield, Illinois is a community of just under 5,000 residents located in Wayne County in Southeastern Illinois. The community is an excellent place to work and raise a family. Fairfield is conveniently located just an hour from Evansville, IN and 2 hours from St. Louis, MO and Louisville, KY. The community offers many opportunities for recreation. Fairfield has three parks offering 100-acres of recreational park opportunities. Leo French Park, the largest in the entire county, is equipped with baseball diamonds and an Olympic size swimming pool. Situated on rolling wooded acreage it features a small lake that is home for many geese, ducks and swans that enjoy by everyone in the community. Lakeside Park offers lighted tennis courts, baseball, playground, and picnic facilities. Southwest Park is center to Fairfield's softball program. Fairfield's Country Club offers private memberships, but from April to October it is open for public play six days a week. This 18-hole course features the mature first 9-holes with the "New-9" now open for play. Day to day amenities include restaurants, a 3 screen movie theater, a public library, 31 churches, and excellent educational opportunities. Fairfield’s public school’s classroom ratios are excellent and provide a forum for quality education with the specialized attention that students sometime need. Locally Frontier College, part of a network of four colleges within the region, offers a variety of programs and extensive training and continuing education courses. Elsewhere in Wayne County, Sam Dale Lake offers boating, water skiing, fishing, swimming, and camping.