If you are experiencing a medical emergency - call 911 or visit St. Luke Hospital's emergency department.
Open 24 hours a day.
Everything You Need When The Unexpected HappensYou can be sure when the unexpected happens the St. Luke Hospital's emergency department has 24/7 emergency staff to care for all patients from newborn to geriatric.
When Time Matters, You Get Our BestOur emergency care is supported by Marion County's ambulance service - which staffs 24/7 BLS (basic life support) certified personnel.
St. Luke Hospital also provides an onsite helipad to aid in rapid air transfer if needed.
(Air transfers are provided by LifeTeam, Eagle Med, and Life Star of Kansas.)
Every emergency is unique... You can now put your mind at ease that we are prepared.
When complex cases arise, our emergency staff has round the clock push-button access to collaborate with physicians that specialize in emergency medicine.
Avera eEmergency is a time-saving solution that allows local physicians, advanced-practice providers or nurses to have immediate access to additional emergency experts and patient care support.
Avera eEmergency is improving patient care by:
Helping arrange patient transport, if needed
Streamlined access to specialists
Support when the local facility experiences multiple emergency cases at once
Fewer unnecessary transfers
Assurance to patients and families that specialty consultation is available, regardless of location
Our dedicated emergency staff is certified in:
ACLS (advanced cardiac life support)
PALS (pediatric advanced life support) [Image]
TNCC (trauma nurse core course)
ENPC (emergency nurse pediatric course)
Karen Larsen, DNP/APRN/FNP-C/ENP-C
Teresa Pearson, APRN