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Emergency Department

Emergency Department

Whether it's a critical situation or a minor injury or illness, seconds count when it comes to your health and that of your loved ones. At St. Joseph's Hospital, we recognize your trust in us begins at the front door. That's why we've taken aggressive steps to enhance your access to emergency medicine without compromising our trademark compassionate care.

Cutting-Edge Emergency Care

  • Family-centered, comfortable waiting areas with maximum privacy for patients and families
  • All emergency department exam rooms are private
  • Located adjacent to Medical Imaging Services and Surgery Services for streamlined access to imaging services vital to emergency care
  • Two separate ED entrances: a walk-in entrance in the rear southwest corner of the hospital (off of the Poplar Street entrance) and the ambulance entrance (also located off of the Poplar Street entrance) for improved traffic flow
  • Ample parking
  • On-site Helipad
  • Decontamination Facility for rapid response to any hazardous material accident, whether industrial or farm

Level 3 ER Care

As a Level 3 Emergency Department, we have the resources in place to provide emergency treatment, surgical services and, if necessary, intensive care for those with:

  • Chest Pain
  • Heart Attack
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Stroke
  • Accidents
  • Broken Bones
  • Lacerations
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Standby Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (SEDP) - to provide quality pediatric emergency care
  • ACLS, ATLS, PALS Certified Physicians and Nurses
  • All Board-Certified ED Physicians

What does all of this mean for you and your family?

Shorter wait times and better care. Plus we have achieved a top 9% Emergency Department patient satisfaction rating out of more than 2,000 hospitals nationwide from Press Ganey & Associates!

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