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St. Joseph’s Level I Trauma Center

St. Joseph’s was the first ACS Level I Trauma Center in the state verified by the American College of Surgeons. It offers the most advanced treatment for trauma injuries like car crashes, falls, gun shots, and traumatic wounds.

St. Joseph's Foundation is seeking funds to enhance the hospital's emergency and trauma department. Your donation ensures the best-in-care will always be available to you and your loved ones in the case of trauma injury.

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Leader in emergency & trauma care

St. Joseph's Emergency Department physicians are board-certified in Emergency Medicine, and our nursing staff is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC).

The St. Joseph's Emergency Department features:

  • Six trauma bays with cutting-edge technology, including overhead X-ray machines and equipment booms
  • 72 emergency bays (All the rooms in the ED are equipped for patients of any acuity, both adult and pediatric)
  • A family consultation room
  • A family viewing room
  • A special area for computed tomography and radiology. This area contains two new 64-slice CT scanners. These will facilitate quicker and clearer images of patients
  • An ambulance entrance, walk-in entrance and waiting area
  • A heliport
  • ERAdvisor that provides text updates to patients and families about their progress in the emergency department

In Fiscal Year 2023, St. Joseph's had 127,234 Emergency Department visits.

A history of trauma care leadership

St. Joseph's has been at the forefront of trauma care for decades.

  • 1970 > Launched the Valley's first Medical Emergency Assistance Program, the precursor to 9-1-1
  • 1983 > Establishing the first Level I Trauma Center for both neurological and trauma cases
  • 1986 > Opening the first Trauma Research Lab

St. Joseph's also provides medical education and conducts research regarding numerous emergency-related topics, such as sepsis, a life-threatening infection resulting from severe injuries.

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Memorial wall at St. Joseph's honors those who served

Fallen and injured police officers, firefighters and members of St. Joseph’s trauma team honored in special ceremony. Read more here.