ER Wait Time: 75 minutes | If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.
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Emergency Services

In a medical emergency, the sooner you can get help, the better. At Saint John Emergency Services, our highly skilled doctors and nurses stand ready to care for you and your family 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Located in the Saint John Pavilion on South Fourth Street, north of the University of Saint Mary, you’ll find:

  • A board certified physician in 11 minutes*
  • Pediatric Children’s Comfort Room
  • Senior Comfort Room
  • Stroke Ready Certified facility
  • Compassionate, specially trained nurses and and Paramedics.
  • Convenient, on-site Imaging such as X-Ray and CT Scan
  • Safe parking area with lights and security staff for assistance

About Our ER Wait Time

ER wait time is the average wait time for a patient to see a registered nurse during the triage (evaluation) process in our ER. After patients are triaged (evaluated), they are seen by qualified medical professionals in priority order, according to their medical condition and reason for visit. Times are approximate and provided for information purposes only.

GetCareNow – Reserve Your ER Arrival Time

For life-threatening emergencies call 9-1-1

Let us know you’re coming. Select your emergency room arrival time and wait at home until your time to be seen.

At Saint John Hospital, we strive to make it easier for you to handle life’s unexpected events. This service is just one more way that we are transforming the healthcare experience.

Expert Care

We have board-certified doctors, specially-trained nurses and other skilled and experienced staff. Each of our ER nurses has received the following training: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Trauma Nurse & Core Course, Pediatric Advance Life Support or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course. Our team is equipped to handle a wide variety of illness and injury, including cardiac, orthopaedic and pediatrics. As part of a national health system, additional specialized care services are offered nearby at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

Our doors are always open, and we welcome everyone, including our military and their families. The Saint John Emergency Room can be accessed through the north entrance of the Saint John Pavilion.

For directions on how to get to the Saint John campus read our Map & Driving Directions

For more information on Saint John Emergency Services, please call 913-680-6100.

Common Emergencies We Treat

  • Accidents
  • Broken bones
  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes
  • Appendicitis
  • Breathing problems

Be Ready to Answer These Questions

You can’t prepare for emergencies, but you can prepare for what to expect in the emergency room. Here’s what our nurses might ask on arrival:

  • What medications are you taking?
  • Are you allergic to anything?
  • Could you be pregnant?
  • When was your last tetanus shot?

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