In an emergency, you want the best medical attention-fast. At Parkview Medical Center, all patients receive outstanding healthcare services when patients need it most-every second counts. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Parkview’s 32-bed Emergency Department treats a variety of medical conditions, ranging from minor cuts and illnesses to life threatening injuries. We provide you and your family emergency services at two convenient locations, Parkview Medical Center and Parkview-Pueblo West.
Parkview-Pueblo West is the only stand alone emergency department in the region. Parkview Medical Center is also the home of the only certified and American College of Surgeons verified Level II Trauma Center in the region. Our team of board certified emergency room physicians and highly trained emergency nurses work every day at the bedside, to enhance our level of care for chest pain, stroke and trauma. We are constantly striving to decrease the time you spend in the ER.
Level II Trauma Center
As a certified Level II Trauma Center, the department is staffed 24 hours a day by Board Certified Physicians and Critical Care Registered Nurses that are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Trauma Nursing Care. At Parkview we are equipped with a helicopter-landing pad to transport patients in and out of the hospital in emergency situations.
We provide competent nursing and medical/trauma care, crisis intervention, and client education in a caring and confidential environment.
Parkview’s Emergency Department utilizes a triage system with computerized documentation for classifying patients to ensure prompt treatment with access to higher levels of care when symptoms warrant.
Parkview- Pueblo West
Parkview- Pueblo West is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week offering a convenient location for those living West of Pueblo. We provide emergency care for everything from fevers, to bumps and bruises and even major medical events. The stand alone emergency department offers the same quality care and exceptional customer service that patients experience when they walk through the door at Parkview Medical Center.
The emergency department is staffed by board certified emergency physicians and nurses who specialize in emergency care. Parkview-Pueblo West will offer the same resources as Parkview’s main emergency department including: laboratory services; radiology and CAT scan; and respiratory therapy. Ten percent of patients are admitted into the hospital following an emergency department visit. If a Parkview-Pueblo West patient is in need of an additional level of care they will be transferred to Parkview Medical Center or the appropriate healthcare facility.