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Western Arizona Regional Medical Center – Bullhead City Western Arizona Regional Medical Center (WARMC) is a 139-bed, Joint Commission Accredited hospital that has been serving Tri-State area residents for more than 25 years. Treating over 30,000 patients a year the hospital continues to grow, change, add technology and prepare for the future.
One of the greatest assets of any business is the people working there. The hospital team of employees, physicians and volunteers focus on caring for the people in our river communities every day. WARMC has more than 700 employees, a medical staff of 100 physicians and a volunteer force of over 110 individuals, who dedicate thousands of hours to helping patients. WARMC is the largest employer in Bullhead City/Mohave Valley with an economic impact of over $70 million annually. Millions of dollars have been spent on technology and expansion projects that are critical to meeting the demands of a growing area.
Improving the quality of life in the region is a commitment WARMC embraces. Its employees, physicians and volunteers donate thousands of dollars and hours of volunteer time to improvement projects, charitable organizations and schools to help make a difference.
Keeping up with technology and advancements in services is another key to WARMC’s growth. Services include a 30 Minutes or Less ER Wait Time Pledge, the areas only freestanding Surgery Center, Outpatient Imaging Center, Wound Care Clinic, the areas largest WARMC – buildingEmergency Department and Intensive Care Unit as well as two Cardiovascular Labs, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy services, full service Laboratory, walk-in care clinic, Imaging services with CT scanners, Open MRI, Mammography and other technology.
WARMC knows it is important to have qualified physicians serving our communities. Over the years, WARMC has recruited physicians to complement the growth of the area and the shortage in many medical specialties. WARMC boasts a qualified medical staff and will continue bringing new physicians to the area.
WARMC is Mohave County’s first and only Accredited Chest Pain Center, a designation given by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). This accreditation means WARMC has demonstrated expertise in cardiac patient care as measured by a wide range of stringent criteria. This level of cardiac care is achieved by only 12% of all hospitals in the United States.
WARMC is also one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. WARMC was recognized by The Joint Commission as one of 620 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. WARMC was recognized for its achievement on the following measure sets: surgical care, pneumonia, heart attack and heart failure.
The hospital is located just off the Bullhead Parkway at 2735 Silver Creek Road. For more information, call (928) 763-2273 or visit www.warmc.com. Employment opportunities are also posted online. For more information, call (928) 704-6721 or visit www.warmc.com.
Valley View Medical Center – Fort Mohave Valley View Medical Center is the Bullhead City/Laughlin area’s newest hospital. It is a full-service, state-of-the-art medical campus with an around-the-clock emergency room, including an on-site air ambulance helicopter. It also has outpatient offices in Bullhead City and Laughlin.
Valley View is accredited by The Joint Commission, licensed as a 90-bed acute care hospital. Each patient is in a private room equipped with cable television, including a special channel with patient information and tips. There are also two adjacent medical office buildings, plus on-campus inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs. Valley View serves the Tri-State area along the Colorado River including Bullhead City, Laughlin and Needles. Valley View’s other expanded services include a PET/CT unit for cancer detection, newly refurbished pool for physical therapy, expanded cosmetic surgery and gastroenterology services, six additional emergency exam rooms, a wound care and hyperbaric center, and a home health program. The expansion also includes a secure, state-of-the-art pediatric unit with six patient rooms, a play room and an isolation room.
The Valley View health system also includes Crossroads Urgent Care, with extended night and weekend hours and the only licensed urgent care center in the southern portion of Bullhead City, and Wide Open M-R-I, an open sided diagnostic imaging office, also in Bullhead City. Two Valley View-affiliated primary care physician offices have opened in Bullhead City and Laughlin as Live Oak Family Medicine.
Valley View has six surgical units and a 12-bed outpatient care unit. A 12-bed critical care unit provides a wide range of life supporting therapies for critically ill patients. Spacious labor and delivery suites are more like hotel rooms than hospital rooms, and each features a fold-down bed so that a family member can comfortably spend the night.
The inpatient and outpatient radiology and imaging center has 4D ultrasound, 16-slice CT-Scan, 1.5 Tesla MRI and nuclear medicine programs that are the envy of big city hospitals. The expanded 12-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit provides a full range of physical, occupational and speech therapy services, including an outdoor therapy courtyard. This award-winning program is beneficial for patients who have had strokes, certain joint replacements, amputations or other traumatic injuries. Valley View has the only hospital-based acute rehabilitation unit in the Bullhead City/Laughlin/Needles area.
Most major private and public insurance programs are accepted at Valley View. No one is ever turned away based on ability to pay.
Valley View’s numerous honors have included a Bullhead Area Chamber “Out On A Limb” innovative business award, CommunityAchievement Awards for large business of the year, social services and business expansion and retention, national and divisional “High Five” awards from LifePoint Hospitals, Inc., Best Medical Facility polled by readers of the Mohave Daily News, and the area’s highest patient satisfaction scores scientifically ranked by HealthStream Research.
Valley View is just south of Bullhead City and is a short distance from both Laughlin, Nevada and Needles, California. It is approximately two miles from the point where Arizona, California and Nevada come together. The hospital is located at 5330 S. Highway 95 in Fort Mohave. Additional information is available at 928-788-CARE (2273), toll-free at 800-371-2520, or online at www.valleyviewmedicalcenter.net. Employment opportunities are also posted online.