Emergency treatment in Idaho Falls, Idaho
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911. To learn more about our emergency services and to speak with an RN who can answer your medical questions, please call (208) 497-6167.
At Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, we are prepared to handle the most urgent medical emergencies in our region. Our ER is a 29-bed unit with capabilities to treat the most critically injured and ill patients, with specialized rooms for trauma, burn and cardiac patients. Our first-rate emergency medical teams work together seamlessly to ensure unmatched critical care expertise, technology and capacity.
Additionally, our team of physicians and nurses are trained in delivering the highest quality Emergency Care 24/7 to all patients who need our help. We employ a triage system for classifying emergency patients, ensuring prompt treatment in a way that ensures our most injured or ill are seen first.
EIRMC ER was recently awarded the Unit of Distinction by HCA Healthcare for excellence in ER nursing. We are also verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, a Level I ICU, a Joint Commission-verified Primary Stroke Center, and have the region’s only Pediatric Intensive Care. We provide immediate access to diagnostic imaging, like CT scanning and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Additionally, we take great care of kids in our ER! In fact, 20% of our ER patients are kiddos (that’s 14,000 kids last year! Every RN in the Emergency Room is PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certified, and have passed rigorous trainings called the Trauma Nurse Core Course and the Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course. This gives nurses tools to provide excellent care for patients from birth to adolescence.