EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Our Services

The nurses of the Emergency Department are Advanced Cardiac Life (ACLS) and Trauma Nurse certified and many are also certified Emergency Room Nurses (CEN). All physicians on staff are either Board Certified or Board Prepared in Emergency Medicine. Our mission is to provide outstanding emergency care, outstanding service and to give our patients the best experience possible.


FULL LIST OF SERVICES 

Our comprehensive patient services include: 

  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Pediatric Trauma Care
  • Burn Center
  • Spinal Cord Injury Center
  • JCAHO Certified Stroke Center
  • Advanced Cardiac Care
  • Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)

Special features of the Emergency Department include: 

  • Express Care Clinic
  • Rapid Medical Evaluation Unit (RME)
  • Only Emergency Medical Services Base Station in County of Santa Clara
  • Busiest ambulance receiving Emergency Department in County of Santa Clara
  • Affiliated with Stanford-Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • Emergency Department Quality Nurse Program 

The resources of the Emergency Department and Trauma Center are extensive and state-of-the-art: 

  • Emergency Department - 24 beds
  • Trauma Suite - 2 beds
  • Rapid Medical Evaluation Unit - 4 beds
  • Express Care Clinic - 14 beds
  • Private enclosed rooms
  • Private gynecology exam rooms with adjoining bathrooms
  • Radiology Imaging Suite in the ED
  • Advanced Imaging including CT scans, ultrasound and MRI
  • Digital Radiography
  • Laboratory services
  • Special equipment for orthopedic, ophthalmologic and ear, nose, throat emergencies
  • Computerized patient tracking system and documentation
  • Airborne infection isolation rooms
  • Decontamination facilities
  • Helipad