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About Mount Carmel Hospital

Mt_Carmel_Exterior_NightProvidence Mount Carmel Hospital is a 25-bed Critical Access hospital serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. Located in Colville, our hospital opened in 1919 and was purchased in 1940 by the Dominican Sisters. In 1993 the Dominicans transferred sponsorship of the hospital to the Sisters of Providence.

Today, Mount Carmel Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services. Thanks to a recent remodeling project, the medical center offers intimacy, convenience and easy wayfinding, along with newly-enhanced patient rooms and a more efficient emergency room. Our maternity suites that rival those found in urban hospitals and diagnostic imaging services feature technology normally not available in rural hospitals. And our physicians represent many specialties, including cardiology, gynecology, obstetrics and more.

As part of Providence Health and Services, Mount Carmel Hospital is one of 12 ministries in Eastern Washington, who together provide our region with a full continuum of medical care services. These range from health and skilled nursing care to the region’s most advanced hospital care.

Award winning care

Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, WA has been named a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in America by the National Rural Health Association.

Mount Carmel Hospital has established a long history of excellence in care, which is evident in the awards we've received including:

  • Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in America by the National Rural Health Association - 2016
  • 2014 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital (i-Vantage Health Analytics) and “Healthstrong Top Hospital”
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience award - 2014
  • Providence Mount Carmel Hospital and Providence St. Joseph’s Hospitals were recognized for top quartile performance by the Washington State Hospital Association for efforts focused on the reduction of patient harm in ten key areas.

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A continuum of care

Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington, along with St. Joseph's Hospital and DominiCare in Chewelah, Washington are the three Providence Health Care facilities the serve Steven's County in northeast Washington state.

The two hospitals provide services generally found only in larger urban facilities, in an intimate, convenient setting, including Emergency Room, Maternity/Childbirth Physical Therapy, Orthopedic and Radiology services, to name a few.

And the experts at DominiCare provide essential services - such as personal care, household assistance and family respite - to the frail, elderly and impaired residents of Stevens, Pend Oreille and Ferry counties, helping them maintain independence.

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Our Mission

Our commitment to caring for those with the greatest need is rooted in an amazing legacy that began in 1856.


Respected agencies continually rank Providence among the nation’s top performers.