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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. 

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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Ruby Valley Clinic Specialists - June-July, 2015

As part of their efforts to offer a wide range of healthcare specialist services, the Ruby Valley Clinic hosts office visits for Dr. Tod Storm, Podiatrist, Dr. John Pickens, General Surgery, Dr. Kelly Smith, Obstetrics and Dr. Michael Lifson, OB/GYN.  The visitation schedules are shown below.  Please call the Ruby Valley Clinic at (406) 842-5056 for more information or to make an appointment.

Dr. Tod Storm:  July 14; 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. John Pickens: June 3, July 1;  2:00pm to 4:30pm

Dr. Kelly Smith:  June 8, July 13;  1:00pm to 4:000pm

Dr. Michael Lifson:  June 26, July 15; 1:30pm to 4:00pm


 
What Can Be Learned From Blood Tests

Ruby Valley Hospital is offering low cost health screens on March 4th and 5th from 7am to 11am.  You will need to fast for 12-14 for the Chemistry Panel and Lipids tests and drink plenty of water.  Ruby Valley Hospital recommends that you share the results of your tests with your healthcare provider.  Please call Ruby Valley Hospital at 842-5453 for more information about this event.

Health screening events are an excellent opportunity to obtain low cost blood testing.  These tests are vital health monitors and can provide early detection of serious diseases and conditions.  Unless you have received some guidance from your healthcare provider, deciding which tests you should take can be confusing.  Following is a brief explanation of the most typically offered health screens including what each test analyzes and why it is important. Read More>>

 
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>>

 
Subscribe to the Ruby Valley Hospital's News Feed

Want to stay up-to-date on the latest healthcare news for the Ruby Valley?  It's easy!!  Subscribe to the Ruby Valley Hospital's news feed.  It's free and simple.  On the home page for www.rubyvalleyhospital.com, on the right side below the news articles, you'll see "Feed Entries *Email" followed by a small white box.  Enter your email address into the small white box and click on the "Subscribe" button.  You'll receive an email to confirm your subscription.  Just click on the link.  The next time an article is posted to the front page, you'll receive a copy within 24 hours in your inbox.  You'll receive information about potential local health issues, activities at the Hospital, healthcare planning and more!  You can unsubscribe at any time. 

What do you have to lose?  Subscribe today!

 
Visit the New Hospital Information Page

Don't miss the New Hospital Information page!  It has an slideshow with a variety of perspectives for the exterior of new hospital, a 20 page packet with information and diagrams plus large format images of the floor plan and aerial views of the hospital building site.  Just click here to get there!

 
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 Contributes to National Efforts for Safer Care

A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services shows that hospital stays are safer now than they were four years ago. Since 2010, 50,000 hospital deaths have been prevented nationwide, a savings of $12 billion in health care costs. Patients are now at a lower risk for getting infections, being administered a drug incorrectly or being harmed during their hospital stay. The report also showed that hospital-acquired conditions were reduced by 1.3 million between 2010 and 2013.  Read More>>

 
Dayna Leavens, CPNP Receives Award for Excellence

Dayna Leavens, CPNP - Ruby Valley Medical ClinicDayna Leavens, 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. 

 
CT Scans Available at the Ruby Valley Hospital

The new CT Scan Facility at the Ruby Valley Hospital is fully operational and accepting patient referrals.  The recently purchased Toshiba Aquilon 16 Gantry Long Couch Computed Topography (CT) Scanner has been installed in the newly refurbished annex just south of the rear entrance of the hospital.  This substantial addition to the Ruby Valley Hospital greatly enhances local emergency services and will allow residents of the Ruby Valley and surrounding communities to get CT scans closer to home.    Read More>>

 
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Nature Photos from the Ruby Valley
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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