The Emergency Department provides medical evaluation and treatment to presenting patients of various ages with varying levels of illness and injury from minor to critical. Services include medical screening evaluations, patient triage, medical procedures and testing as it pertains to the services rendered.
The Emergency Department is located on the main level of the Regional Medical Center on the corner of Broadway and California Avenues. The department is a 15-bed emergency treatment facility, staffed with licensed physicians and registered nurses. It is an Area Trauma Hospital, a designation that demonstrates St. Peter’s Health’s ability to provide care for and effective transportation of trauma patients.
Objectives of the Emergency Department are to provide a clinical environment conducive to medical screening evaluation and identification of emergency medical conditions, prioritization (triage) for treatment, appropriate medical interventions and evaluation of response to treatment.