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Critical Access Hospital

Acute Nurse's Station 406-271-2201


Award winning CAH for our excellence in 



for our excellent stroke care! 

and the 

Montana Rural Healthcare

Quality Improvement Award 

Emergency Department Transfer Communication Project

The Emergency Room is staffed 24/7 with Providers. The Providers and nursing staff are trained and certified in the following:


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ALS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Trauma Nurse (TNCC) or Advanced Trauma Life Support

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) 


These are the same certifications that are required of staff that work in larger ER's across the country.  As a Critical Access Hospital with a designated Emergency Room, it is our responsibility to stabilize a patient either for admission to our hospital or to stabilize and prepare them for transport by air or ground ambulance to the most appropriate facility.

24/7 Emergency Room

Staffed 24/7 with Physician Assistants (PA's) and a physician on back up call. The PA's and nursing staff are trained and certified. 

Ambulance Service
Pondera County - Pondera Medical Center regularly offers EMT Classes!
Financial Assistance is available after completion. 
Inquiries please contact: PMC Ruth Erickson, 406-271-2268
Laboratory & Testing

Services our Laboratory Provides:

Hematology, Serology, Microbiology, Blood Banking, General & Special, Chemistry, Blood Gas Analysis, Bacteriology, Parasitology, Specimen Collection for Drug & Alcohol Testing.

  • Digital Diagnostic Radiographs (x-rays)

  • Digital Mammography

  • Diagnostic Ultrasound

  • Cardiovascular Ultrasound

  • CT Scans

  • MRI Scans

  • Dexa Scans (Bone Density)

Helipad for Transport Services

Life flight services available here.

Mercy Flight is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

TeleStroke Services

PMC is part of the Kalispell Regional Medical Center Telestroke Program which allows our medical providers access to KRMC Neurologists 24/7.

Hospital Services



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