Emergency Department at Rhea Medical Center

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.  The triage area is equipped with an EKG monitor, which will help emergency personnel better assess the needs of patients showing heart attach symptoms.

At Rhea Medical Center, an emergency physician is 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.

    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

Emergency Basics

  • Common non-emergencies
  • Common emergencies


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