Millcreek Community Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine
Millcreek Community Hospital is licensed by the State as a Level II Emergency Services Facility
providing the following measures twenty-four hours daily, seven days weekly: management of external
hemorrhage; primary care and closure of wounds, administration of intravenous blood, fluids and
drugs and intramuscular injection of drugs; immobilization of fractures; management of potentially
lethal dysrhythmias with diagnostic electrocardiography; basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation,
definitive cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including external electrical defibrillation; treatment
of poisoning; management of respiratory distress; and decompression of the pleural space. One
qualified physician is present at all times who is capable of providing advanced life support. One
registered nurse is available in the Emergency Department at all times. Specialists representing
medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, and anesthesiology are immediately available for
consultation by telephone or radio and are able to report immediately to the emergency department.
Ancillary services, such as Radiology, clinical laboratory, and pharmacy service are either staffed
or have appropriate personnel on call at all times with a thirty-minute response time.