Emergency Care

If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911

To talk to a nurse or for referral to a Good Sam San Jose physician - Call 888-724-2362. You can contact our nurses 24 hours a day by phone. Consult-A-Nurse® is a free service from Good Samaritan Hospital San Jose designed to provide you with physician referrals and health information.

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Emergency Care

We Treat Emergencies Swiftly and Expertly

Staffed by highly skilled doctors and nurses with years of experience, Good Samaritan Hospital’s Emergency Room (ER) is ready to care for you at any time – day or night. We treat all emergencies as quickly as possible and go out of our way to make you comfortable and keep you informed.

  • First hospital in the nation with advanced accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center
  • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care accredited Chest Pain Center
  • County-designated STEMI receiving center
  • Served by CalSTAR air ambulance for transfers from six county region
  • Neurosciences ICU and unique neuro-interventional radiology capacities mean substantial transport of stroke and other cerebro-vascular patients

Special ER Just for Kids

  • All ER Nurses specially trained to care for children (PALS Certified)
  • Dedicated Pediatric Unit with all private rooms and additional security
  • Children’s Surgery Center
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Highest level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Family Favorite Hospital—Bay Area Parent Hall of Fame

Good Samaritan Hospital has streamlined its operations to make sure that you see a doctor as quickly as possible. Every patient receives immediate attention from a triage nurse. Patients with the most urgent or critical needs receive first priority, but our goal for every patient is to assess and meet individual needs promptly. Our emergency doctors and nursing staff, specially trained in emergency medicine, have years of experience and work together to get you expert treatment quickly.

And, with more than 1,000 doctors on staff, Good Samaritan has one of the largest physician panels in the South Bay, representing a multitude of specialties. This means that, if you choose Good Sam for your emergency care, you’ll have access to the expert care you need – as soon as you need it.

Our ED staff also has immediate access to a full range of on-site support services, including:

  • Diagnostic imaging, such as CT Scans and MRI
  • Blood bank
  • Laboratory
  • On-line EKG
  • Respiratory services
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgery
  • Medical and cardiac intensive care

With on-site services, test results come back quickly, so you can get the care you need as soon as possible.

Your treatment in Good Sam’s ER also gives you access to our full range of specialized services, such as:

  • Cardiac care, with an expert team of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons
  • Maternity care, including our high-risk birth specialists
  • Intensive care, with units for adult, pediatric and neonatal patients
  • Stroke care, with our highly trained "Brain Attack" team
  • Surgical services, including neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and cardiac surgery
  • Pulmonary services
  • Endoscopic care
  • Gastrointestinal care
  • Cancer care

We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ready to care for you when you need us.

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