Information for Patients
Providence Mount Carmel Hospital’s visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily.
If you are not visiting in a patient’s room, please do not wait in the hallway. This insures privacy for our other patients, and allows us quick access to any patient, if needed.
Patients may be transferred to another room due to improved condition or changing needs, so please check at the nurses’ station for the room number.
Providence abides by Washington State law (RCW 70.160), which prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, as well as within 25 feet of any entrance.
In addition, Providence Health Care has a tobacco-free policy for all of its campuses. This includes following restrictions:
Patients are not allowed to smoke. Physicians no longer provide permission to patients to leave their care units to smoke. Patients may request prescriptions for tobacco cessation products from their physicians.
Visitors Smoking on the Mount Carmel campus is prohibited. This includes parking lots. There are no longer any designated smoking areas at Mount Carmel Hospital.
Thank you for your understanding and compliance!
Mount Carmel’s Chaplaincy Services staff is available for patients and family members 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Contact the hospital operator and ask to have the Chaplain paged, or you’re welcome to leave at message at extension 5395.
The Providence Dominican Chapel is located on the second floor above the main entrance of the hospital. All are welcome to use the chapel at any time for personal prayers and meditation.
Advanced Directives/Living Wills
Advance Directives are documents that allow you to specify the kind of medical care you wish to receive at the end of your life. The first type of Advance Directive is called a Health Care Directive (commonly known as a Living Will). The second type is called a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care. Both are contained in downloadable document below.
Your wishes do not necessarily need to be documented in an Advance Directive form. They may be documented by your physician in the medical record.
Advance Directives / Durable Power of Attorney
Предварительные распоряжения (Russian version)
Voluntades anticipadas (Spanish version)
Bản Chỉ Dẫn Trước (Vietnamese version)