Emergency & Trauma Services
At Holy Rosary Healthcare, emergency & trauma services are an organized team effort. The entire hospital and medical staff has made a commitment to excellence in emergency & trauma services.
Holy Rosary is dedicated to providing the highest quality emergency care. With the development of a comprehensive emergency service, we are prepared to meet the needs of all populations. Patients receive medical attention in an order based on the severity of the injuries or illnesses. Holy Rosary's team of emergency providers and nurses adeptly assess conditions ranging from a child's rising fever to life-threatening heart attacks or accidents.
The Emergency Department is open 24-hours a day, every day.
For health care needs of a lesser urgency, patients may access Holy Rosary Healthcare Clinic Walk-In Care 7 days a week – 8am-5pm through the Holy Rosary Healthcare Clinic.
The Holy Rosary Trauma Service is dedicated to providing optimal care for the most critically injured patients. The trauma team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide emergency services, surgery and critical care. The team is supported by surgical specialists from a variety of disciplines including trauma/general surgery, orthopedic surgery, anesthesiology, radiology, critical care and more.
Traumatic injury, usually caused by motor vehicle crashes, falls and violence, is the number one killer and disabler of people between the ages of one and 44 in the United States. Holy Rosary is dedicated to improving the outcomes of traumatically injured patients.
The nursing staff in the Emergency Department is expertly trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), as well as other skills that may prove necessary in emergency situations.
Triage is the process of determining the priority of a patient's treatment based on the severity of symptoms and conditions. Upon entry, patients are quickly triaged for immediate assessment.
Holy Rosary works with a variety of air ambulance services are able to provide around-the-clock transportation to Billings or beyond.
While guests are permitted to visit patients at their bedside, Holy Rosary prefers to limit two guests to a patient's room at a time. To allow for the necessary care and to avoid overwhelming a patient, visitors are advised to remain in the waiting area, until otherwise instructed. Our caring providers understand concerns posed by family and friends, and will make every effort, following HIPAA guidelines, to report on a patient's condition in a timely manner.