Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

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Coming soon: Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Westlawn

Hospital and emergency care in your neighborhood

As our neighbor in Rutherford County and the surrounding area, you deserve healthcare options built around you. When Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Westlawn hospital opens in March 2023, you will have 24/7 emergency care, lab testing and imaging services right in your neighborhood. 

24/7 emergency care

Getting the right care at the right time can make a difference in an emergency. Doctors, nurses and care teams in our ER work together to quickly understand your needs and to deliver care that’s right for you, when you need it most. From the moment you enter the doors, we deliver compassionate care to help you and your loved ones through an emergency. And we’ll connect the dots to any follow-up care, including lab, imaging, specialty care and more.

At our hospital, we deliver care for illnesses and injuries, including:

  • Bites or stings
  • Blue face and lips, or pale coloring
  • Chest pain
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Fainting
  • Head injury or other trauma
  • Open fractures
  • Seizure
  • Severe bleeding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sprains and broken bones
  • Sudden numbness or weakness
  • Sudden stomach pain

Around-the-clock care for illnesses and injuries

For some conditions, your doctor may recommend an overnight stay in the hospital. Our doctors and care teams provide 24/7 care and support. While you’re in our care, we continuously monitor you for changes in your health. And if you need more advanced care, we can quickly transfer you to an Ascension Saint Thomas hospital. 

Diagnostic imaging and labs

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Westlawn offers laboratory testing and imaging services, including:

  • Complete blood cell counts
  • Complete metabolic profiles
  • CT scans
  • EKG and cardiac enzyme analysis
  • Flu screening
  • Liver panel
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Radiology
  • RSV tests
  • Ultrasound
  • Urinalysis
  • X-rays

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 911. Signs or symptoms of an acute emergency may include shortness of breath, chest pain, open fracture, fainting, severe bleeding, head injury or other major trauma, one-sided weakness or numbness, loss of consciousness or fainting, severe abdominal pain, or bites or stings.