These critical services are offered in approximately 16,000-square feet of clinical space at the former hospital location. Ascension Via Christi Hospital’s Emergency Room in Fort Scott is open around the clock to treat injuries ranging from minor to the most serious.
24-hour immediate coverage by emergency medicine physicians
A comprehensive quality assessment program
Back-up care for rural and community hospitals
Continued education of the nursing and the trauma team
Prevention efforts and an active outreach program for referring communitie
The Ascension Via Christi Hospital ER staff cares for patients facing life-threatening situations every day and it’s an honor to be trusted with the care of your family.
Every room is connected to a centralized monitoring system, overseeing the vital signs of each patient. Upon entering our emergency department, patients are evaluated by a registered nurse and triaged according to the following classifications:
Emergent - Those who have life-threatening illness or injury Urgent - Those who are in stable condition, but need help as soon as possible Non-urgent - Those who are in stable condition, requiring medical screening or minimal medical instruction.