The highly-trained medical professionals in the Emergency Department at
St. Joseph Medical Center are here for your peace of mind 24 hours a day,
seven days a week. St. Joseph has earned Chest Pain accreditation showing
that when patients with chest pain come to the Emergency Department they
know they will receive the care they need. St. Joseph has a proven track
record in providing the best possible outcomes in heart care.
All Emergency Department physicians are trained in emergency medicine and
nurses are certified in advanced cardiac life support and emergency pediatric nursing.
Whether it's a sore throat, cuts, broken bones or a life-threatening
event, our team is ready. The Emergency Department is one of the Kansas
City Metropolitan Medical Response System's Designated Haz Mat Centers
with personnel that are trained and have the equipment necessary to work
with patients exposed to hazardous material and weapons of mass destruction
(biological, chemical or nuclear). The staff of the Emergency Department
have also received training relating to mass casualties in case a large
disaster should occur.
To access any of the Emergency Department's services, use the west
entrance. There is a covered ambulance entrance and parking for emergency
For more information about the Emergency Department at St. Joseph, call