Patients and Visitors

Whether you’re a patient or a visitor, you deserve a positive, compassionate and healing experience. From the moment you arrive to the time you leave, you’ll find the support, resources and information you need.

What to know before your visit

If you are scheduled for surgery, use St. Mary's Pre-admission Testing program (PAT) so all preparations for your surgery are taken care of in one visit. After your doctor has scheduled your surgery, call 970-298-2084 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to make an appointment with PAT.

If you plan to have a baby at St. Mary’s, pre-register any time during your pregnancy by completing the online labor and delivery pre-registration form or by calling 970-298-2229.

When you are admitted to St. Mary’s Medical Center, please bring:

  • The medications you’re currently taking, including notes on the dose and frequency. Your medical condition may not allow you to take certain medications, even those you usually take every day. Your doctor will decide which medications you need while you are here.
  • Picture identification, such as a driver's license, state ID card or passport.
  • Your insurance card.
  • Personal items to make your hospital room feel more like home, such as one or two small framed pictures, a pillow or throw, your slippers and robe.

Please do not bring valuables such as jewelry, credit cards and cash. If you do, they will be stored in a safe for safekeeping, but St. Mary’s is unable to replace them if lost or stolen. Do not bring pocket knives or weapons.

Visiting St. Mary’s Medical Center

Visitors are welcomed and encouraged. We have open visiting hours, but please check with the nursing staff for the visiting times in your area of the hospital. Please note that between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., the only open hospital entrance is Entrance 2 on the southwest side of the building.

We provide a smoke-free campus, inside and outside, for our patients, guests and employees.

Rose Hill Hospitality House

Rose Hill provides patients and families with close, safe, and affordable accommodations. Helping patients overcome feelings of loneliness and providing families with a needed retreat, Rose Hill Hospitality House is conducive to spiritual support and encouragement. Rose Hill is located at 605 26 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, 81506.

The house accommodates approximately 50 guests, is conveniently located within walking distance to the hospital and Advanced Medicine Pavilion, and includes:

  • Common kitchen and dining area
  • 20 bedrooms, all with private baths

When lodging is needed, health care providers may call Rose Hill Hospitality House at 970-243-7968. Guests are placed on the waiting list and are then asked to call on the day of arrival for room availability.

Donations

Donate to Rose Hill Hospitality House or be a part of our fundraising efforts with the Rose Hill Rally!

Open communication

We encourage you to be involved in your healthcare. Feel free to ask any member of your healthcare team questions such as:

  • What is your name?
  • What role do you play on my healthcare team?
  • What is the medication you are giving me and what is it for?
  • What can I expect during this procedure?
  • What will this procedure tell you and why is that important?
  • What is my diagnosis?
  • What plan of care do you recommend for me?

Patient advocates

If you have concerns, questions or compliments about your care, our patient advocates are here to listen and help. They also can provide important information for you and your family about advance care planning, patient rights, ethical decision support and interpreters. Ask a member of your care team to connect you with a patient advocate.

Quality and patient safety

You and your family members are at the center of everything we do. You’ll receive care from a health system and providers with high national performance ratings and a singular focus on your health and well-being.

Learn more about our focus on quality and patient safety.

Personal attention from your care team

You are in the hands of expert caregivers and in the hearts of people healing people throughout our hospital. Along with your doctors and nurses, your clinical care team may include a case manager, social worker, pharmacist and therapist.

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