The Emergency Department staff at Rhea Medical Center continually strives to always provide excellent emergency care in helping to make Rhea Medical Center’s total turnaround time is about 70 minutes less than the national average.

The Emergency Department has fourteen exam rooms that can serve a wide range of emergencies.

Rhea Medical Center’s emergency department also has a physician on duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency Department Introduction

The Emergency Department staff at Rhea Medical Center strives to always provide excellent, compassionate care to our community.

  • Emergency Department Vision

To be remembered by each patient as providing the care and compassion we want for our loved ones and ourselves.

  •  Staffing

RMC Emergency Department is staffed with highly trained and competent staff to provide quality care to our patients and families.

We are able to care for all types of emergencies.

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The Emergency Experience

  • Know what to expect when at the ER
  • Insurance and Billing
  • Planning in Advance
  • Deciding about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Phone Policy
  • Translation Services
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Preparing for an Emergency

  • Know Your Health Plan
  • Communicate With Your Primary Care Physician
  • Keep Emergency Numbers Handy
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Emergency Department and Pain Management

You have the right to an appropriate assessment and management of your pain.

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Emergency Department Questions

It is our desire for everyone to have a positive experience in our Emergency Department.  Please feel free to call the department director with any questions.

Valerie Malone, RN BSN, ED Director 423.775.8594

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