EvergreenHealth's Emergency Room in Kirkland has been designed a Level III Trauma Center by the Washington State Department of Health.
Washington state established a five level trauma system in 1995, using designations established by the American College of Surgeons. The higher the level (Level I being the highest), the more highly trained the staff is and the more advanced the facility.
As a Level III Trauma Center, EvergreenHealth's Emergency Room meets the state's criteria for high level of 24-hour trauma emergency, operative and critical care services. It provides prompt assessment, resuscitation, emergency surgery and stabilization of trauma victims.
EvergreenHealth's Emergency Room includes:
The goal is to provide quality care for a patient from the scene of their injury through their treatment and rehabilitation.