Our hospital provides a full range of services to the community. Our primary physicians provide 24-hour on-call coverage to the emergency department as well as medical direction and care for the patients and residents of the Acute, Complex Care and Long Term Care beds.
The Active beds of Atikokan General Hospital are utilized for general medical/surgical patients, cardiac care (including thrombolytics), rehab, and palliative care.
The Long Term Care beds in our Extended Care Wing is home to 26 residents who enjoy a variety of services including meals in a common dining area, rehab, support, seniors counselling service, pastoral care, recreational therapy and a variety of volunteer programs including palliative care visitation.
Besides providing emergency care, the department is a venue for diagnostic services including X-ray, Ultrasound, ECGs, and pacemaker checks as well as a wide range of Lab tests. Other services include: primary care assessment and treatment, chemotherapy, diabetic education, IV therapy, cast application and minor procedures.
The Rehabilitation Department has a well-integrated professional team comprised of a Physiotherapist, and an Occupational Therapist supported by a Rehabilitation Assistant.
In-patient, out-patient and home care services are provided to the community.
Atikokan Emergency Medical Services provides emergency pre-hospital care on a 24-hour basis.
All attendants are Primary Care Paramedics and certified in defibrillation and symptom relief.
Other services include airport transfers, land transfers for treatment and return, and co-ordination of air ambulance transfers.
Counselling services are provided in the areas of mental health counselling, drug and alcohol addictions, gambling addictions, and seniors counselling.
Counselling Services are located in Atikokan, and cover an area from Kashabowie to Seine River First Nation. The office is located downstairs at the Atikokan Medical Clinic at 123 Marks Street. The phone number is (807) 597-2724 and the fax number is (807) 597-4679. For more information click on the Community Counselling link.