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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.

The Ruby Valley Hospital - Here For Life

Link to New Hospital Information Packet PRN-RN Position - The Ruby Valley Hospital

Physical Therapist Position at the Ruby Valley Hospital Medical Technologist Position at the Ruby Valley Hospital

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. 

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>>

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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. 

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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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