At St. James Healthcare, we’re happy to tell you about us: our compassionate caregivers, our clinical excellence, our award-winning care and even our beautiful campus. But it’s really all about you. Our patients and families are the center of every thought, communication and action that takes place in this healing space.
St. James Healthcare has played an important role in the history of Butte, Montana. Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, St. James has been known for generations for its mission of compassionate care and service to the poor. Today, that commitment is accompanied by St. James' reputation as a technological leader in Montana's healthcare industry and the largest acute-care hospital in southwest Montana. St. James is part of SCL Health, a nonprofit faith-based health system with 9 hospitals in three states.
Our health services include:
- 24-Hour physician-staffed Emergency Services
- A healing environment and private patient rooms
- Beautiful Labor and Delivery Unit
- Cardiac Services
- Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Orthopedic Center
- Surgical Suites
Here’s a snapshot of who we are and what we do:
- Full-time Equivalent: 470
- Medical Staff: 103
- Inpatient Admissions: 3,231
- Emergency Visits: 17,264
- Available Beds:** 67
- Births: 314
- Total Community Benefit: $11 million
*Statistics based on year-end December 2015 results.
St. James Healthcare is the largest medical center in southwest Montana and one of the region’s largest employers. St. James Medical Group is a network of healthcare physicians and providers working together to improve the care of patients of all ages throughout the region.
Montana's fifth-largest city, Butte is an architecturally diverse community that personifies America's Rich Mining History. Living options include the uptown area and rural settings, with very reasonable home prices.
Butte's local attractions include Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, the World Museum of Mining, Our Lady of the Rockies monument and Copper King Mansion, as well as river rafting, horseback riding, and off-road tours. Butte has become the focal point for festivals such as Independence Day Freedom Fest & Parade, the Silver Bow County Fair, SnoFlinga -Winterfest, and the Montana Folk Festival, which draws up to 170,000 attendees. With over 30 million acres of public land, Montana's foremost hiking, biking, camping, hunting and fishing are just minutes away. Butte is situated just a few hours from two major National Parks - Yellowstone lies just a few hours to the south and Glacier just a few hours north. The community is surrounded in close proximity by all the major ski hills of Montana.