Elizabethtown Community Hospital

Overview

Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH) is a not-for-profit critical access hospital which includes two campuses and six community-based primary care health centers. In Essex County, Elizabethtown Community Hospital serves as the central source for the delivery of health care services to county residents and visitors to the Adirondack Park. ECH is the only federally designated critical access hospital (CAH) north of Albany and east of Lake Ontario. In that capacity, ECH serves as a rural acute care manager, performing lifesaving services and coordinating the transfer of patients in need of additional and immediate care to other hospitals with which it has agreements in place.

Fast Facts

361

Employees

37,000

Serves 37,000 residents and visitors to Essex County, NY

25

Licensed hospital beds

6

Health centers

43

Physicians and advanced practice providers

73,235

Patient care encounters at our hospital and clinics

Our staff is committed, connected and caring.

Walk the halls of The University of Vermont Health Network — Elizabethtown Community Hospital, its Ticonderoga Campus or one of its six community health centers and you are sure to see a smiling face. Opportunities for learning and career growth are supported locally and through The University of Vermont Health Network. And work-life balance is valued and encouraged.

About the Area

Elizabethtown, New York is a quaint, historic town in Essex County surrounded by the beautiful Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain. The area offers small town charm, recreational activities, and easy access to many area attractions. Whether you are looking for adventure, escape, or spectacular scenery, you will find it in the Adirondacks. New York State’s highest peaks have long been a draw for athletes, nature lovers and artists. Nearby Lake Champlain and the rolling Adirondack foothills offer scenic vistas and family-owned farms in addition to sailing and paddling.

Elizabethtown is nestled between the Adirondack High Peaks and Lake Champlain. It is a family-friendly community with easy access to outdoor activities and nearby attractions. Hiking, cycling, and mountain biking; downhill, cross-country and backcountry skiing; rock and ice climbing; paddling, sailing and more are just minutes from your door.

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