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Ruby Valley HospitalThrough the quality and compassion of our healthcare providers and staff, the Ruby Valley Hospital strives to be our community's first choice for healthcare services.  Serving Virginia City, Alder, Sheridan, Laurin, Twin Bridges, Silver Star and Waterloo, our Hospital offers 10 inpatient beds, radiology, laboratory, and cardiac rehabilitation services, physical and occupational therapy, 24 hour emergency care and a highly qualified nursing staff.  Our healthcare providers support patients through the Hospital and our local clinics. 

The Ruby Valley Hospital is a Montana designated trauma receiving facility.

We encourage you to explore our website for detailed information about our staff and services, Twin Bridges and Sheridan clinics, Mac's CHC Pharmacy, Ruby Valley Ambulance and the Ruby Valley Hospital Auxiliary.  There are links to and from the Ruby Valley Hospital Foundation's website.  News on local healthcare events and advice on timely medical issues is updated regularly.  We hope you will visit often for information on seasonal, regional, women's, children's and senior's health topics.

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What Happens If You Dislocate Your Shoulder

Shoulder dislocations are the most common joint dislocations. The shoulder socket allows for great range of motion (ROM), but the drawback is instability compared to other joints.   Read More>>

 
Treating Skiing and Snowboarding Knee Injuries

It’s ski and snowboard season!  Unfortunately knee injuries during winter sports are common.  Injuries occur when the force of the downward momentum wrenches knee joints and cause structural damage.  Medical professionals generally follow the RICE rule. The RICE rule is an easy to remember rudimentary treatment plan for all acute injuries:   Read More>>

 
OUCH....My Back!

Drew Chambers, PA-CPeople talk about their backs “going out” all the time.  Symptoms typically include pain and muscle spasm.  If numbness, or weakness going down the legs occurs a disc herniation may be the culprit.  History, physical examination and advanced imaging studies let us know the extent of the injury.  If there is a disc herniation, there are a few treatment options to consider.   Read More>>

 
The Ruby Valley Hospital Hosts Presentation on Medicare Reimbursement

In mid-August, the Ruby Valley Hospital hosted a presentation by Bob Olsen, Vice President of the Montana Hospital Association regarding Medicare and the reimbursement system for rural, critical access hospitals at the Philanthropy River Building in Sheridan.  The presentation provided a historical synopsis of Medicare’s payment strategies, background into some of the reimbursement system’s shortfalls, and an overview of how the system supports critical access rural hospitals. Read More>>

Bob Olsen Addresses Sheridan's Healthcare Community Regarding Medicare Reimbursement

 
Ruby Valley Clinic Specialist Providers - Dr. Tod Storm

Dr. Tod Storm, Podiatrist, will be taking appointments in Sheridan on September 22nd and December 1st.  Please call the Ruby Valley Medical Clinic at (406) 842-5056 to schedule an appointment.  Be sweet to your feet!! 

 
The Ruby Valley Hospital Recommends Everyone Stay Indoors Due To Poor Air Quality

With the current poor air quality conditions, the Ruby Valley Hospital strongly recommends that all residents and visitors stay indoors whenever possible.  Visibility is less than one mile which indicates extremely high levels of air particulates.  “The air quality isn’t just a nuisance,” says Dr. Roman Hendrickson.  “Conditions can be life threatening for patients at risk and outdoor activity can trigger severe respiratory and/or heart problems.”  Outdoor athletics and children’s sports should be canceled when visibility is less than one mile. Read More>>

Air Quality Alert - Stay Indoors or Wear a Mask Outdoors


 
Ruby Valley Hospital Enjoys the Madison County Fair

The Ruby Valley Hospital and the Ruby Valley Healthcare Foundation had a great time at the 2015 Madison County Fair.  This year's turnout appeared to have been the best yet.  Read More>>

Setting up for the Madison County Fair

 
Accepting Applications for PRN-RN Position

The Ruby Valley Hospital is accepting applications for a PRN RN for back-up and staff emergencies.

Required qualifications:  Montana RN license, BLS and ACLS.  Emergency Room experience and PALS is a plus.  Must be motivated and a team player.

Shifts will vary between nights and days.  Each shift is 12.5 hours.  Orientation will be provided for both day and night shifts.

Please reply to -
Ted Woirhaye, RN
Director of Nursing Services
Ruby Valley Hospital
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Phone:  842-5453

 
Ruby Valley Hospital Supporting Science Education in Ruby Valley Schools

Late every summer, Ruby Valley student athletes gather for an annual tradition, the sports physical.  The Ruby Valley Hospital sends two Physician Assistants, visiting Physician Assistant students and administrative staff from the Ruby Valley Clinic to the Twin Bridges and Sheridan schools to offer low-cost physicals to students planning to participate in school sports.  Kathy Tetrault, PA-C, Drew Chambers, PA-C, and Dr. Molly Biehl performed this year’s examinations.  All students are required to obtain a physical before participating in a school sponsored sport.  The Ruby Valley Hospital’s Board of Trustees donates the money collected, $15 per physical, back to each school to support science education.  Read More>>

 
Dayna Leavens Thergesen, CPNP Receives Award for Excellence

Dayna Leavens, CPNP - Ruby Valley Medical ClinicDayna Leavens Thergesen, CPNP, has received the 2015 American Association of Nurse Practitioners Award for Excellence for the State of Montana.  This is a prestigious recognition of demonstrated excellence given annually to a nurse practitioner in each state.  Dayna will receive her award on June 12th at the American Association of Nurse Practitioner's national conference in New Orleans. 

Dayna is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and she is highly regarded by parents for her care of children throughout Southwestern Montana.  She sees patients weekly at the Ruby Valley Clinic in Sheridan.  If you would like to make an appointment for Dayna to see your child, please call (406) 842-5056. 

 
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By Lynn Lowder of Twin Bridges


Lynn is a tireless volunteer for the Madison County DUI Task Force.
Thank you Lynn for sharing your beautiful photos and your efforts in protecting our youth!

 
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