ER Wait Times in Riverside County Hospitals

Average wait times at hospital in Riverside County show the time patients can expect to spend. Actual wait times will depend on many factors, such as severity of the injury, time of day, and staffing. Patients are quickly evaluated as part of a triage process, so the most severe cases can be treated first. Depending on the hospital, this initial wait can run from a few minutes to over an hour. The times below also include wait times for initial treatment, since there can be many delays after the triage process. Choose an ER with a shorter wait time to get seen more quickly.

HospitalCity
Total Wait Times
Palo Verde HospitalBlythe 1h 48m
San Gorgonio Memorial HospitalBanning 2h 34m
Riverside Community HospitalRiverside 2h 44m
Eisenhower Medical CenterRancho Mirage 2h 56m
Desert Regional Medical CenterPalm Springs 3h 22m
Kaiser Foundation Hospital, RiversideRiverside 3h 33m
Parkview Community Hospital Medical CenterRiverside 3h 39m
Menifee Valley Medical CenterSun City 3h 50m
Southwest Healthcare SystemMurrieta 4h 6m
Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Moreno ValleyMoreno Valley 4h 8m
Hemet Valley Medical CenterHemet 4h 19m
Corona Regional Medical CenterCorona 4h 25m
John F Kennedy Memorial HospitalIndio 4h 45m
Riverside County Regional Medical CenterMoreno Valley 5h 10m

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These are the average time from entering the ER to being admitted to the hospital by a doctor. In a busy ER, patients will be seen by a triage nurse first. Then the wait time will vary by severity, and how busy the ER is at the time of day. Patients with less serious problems could have substantially longer waits.

There is a 202 minute wait difference between the fastest ER in Riverside and the slowest.


Stories

May 19, 2016, 8:36 PM
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center: "They have they worse ER ever!! My daughter had to wait 5 hours just to have her stitches done. And they every time I ask how long it would be the nurses told me their are 4 people ahead of us. Next time I am taking my kids to chino hospital. " - Vivian

May 04, 2016, 1:46 AM
: "I went to Providence Holly Cross on May 1, 2016 having severe neck pain radiating to my right arm after accident, feeling dizzy , having unusually high blood pressure and rapid hear beat, The nurses can not care less and the Asian ER doctor spent less than 2 minutes to take few words of history and I gave him my 3 days earlier ER visit to Encino Hospital medical record as well as my pain management doctor who prescribed me strong pain meds. The physician told me he will get in contact with my pain managment physician on Sunday?!! I requested MRI of my spine, they refused and the charge nurse was nasty. I am a surgeon and physician myself, I told them I am leaving the hospital after 15 minutes of horrible nursing and doctors in that ER. I went to Cedars Sinai which I requested from 911 to take me there first but they refused.I took Uber and went to Cedars.At Cedars, I was treated very quickly, got CT scan, Doppler ultrasound and chest x-ray, excellent ER physician Dr Hallert and superb nurse Denise. I cannot express enough gratitude. I would advise any patient in California never to go to Providence Holly Cross Ever, unless you have a death wish!! And you like insufferable nurses and ER physician. Definitely Cedars Sinai is the best hospital on the west coast. I have been to UCLA, USC, Northridge hospital among others in LA and all are below average with exception of Cedars. The hospitals in northeast like Mass General, Johns Hopkins are much better than anyone here. The only hospitals I would consider go to in California is Cedars Sinai or UCSF." - Ehab

May 03, 2016, 4:25 AM
: "My freaking God! I am sitting at Pomerado ER right now. It has been 3 hours and we STILL haven't seen a doctor." - ERIrritated

Mar 18, 2016, 2:52 PM
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West La: "Horrendous hospital!!! My almost life and death ER experience there. Besides the fact this hospital caused my heart attach due to medical malpractice , I actually had a heart attack in 2007 no thanks to their horrific endocrinologist there destroying my thyroid. Anyways, here's my experience in their ER. One night I had severe chest pains, and somehow was able to drive to the ER at West LA Kaiser. I went in, and the dipshit clerk at the ER told me to sit down in the waiting room!!! After about 30 minutes of this dipshit male nurse or whatever the hell he was did nothing, I decided fuck this and went into the ER room screaming in pain!!! Thank god there was a temp Dr from UCLA stationed there, he checked on me and screamed at the nurses and staff "what are you people doing here, get this man into ER NOW!!!" And if it wasnt for that UCLA Dr, I would be dead right now." - Neal

Jan 10, 2016, 8:29 AM
: "White memorial Hospital, been here for five hours and still haven't seen anybody. The waiting room is practically empty" - Cj

Nov 03, 2015, 1:17 PM
John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus: "John Muir almost killed my husband. Insentive, uncaring and unprofessional staff that are clueless when it comes to dealing with Iatrophobic patients." - Bijoux

Oct 31, 2015, 10:54 AM
: "Seven hours in waiting room at ER located at UC Davis Medical center..outcome: we left." - Dana

Sep 11, 2015, 10:44 AM
Victor Valley Community Hospital: "The nurses and staff at this hospital feel that it's perfectly ok to refuse medical services to people based on their personal religious beliefs. I am shocked that a business like a hospital would allow this to happen. I will never go near this hospital again, knowing that I could be refused care and sent home in a critical situation because nurses, who refuse doctor's orders, are allowed to refuse treatment based on their personal beliefs. This is not how hospitals should be run. " - Heather

Sep 02, 2015, 9:43 PM
: "Tri City is be far the worst hospital ever, I went in with chest pains they took initial sample and data and tests then let me sit in pain for 5 hours, till I got fed up and left the same way I came in, in pain." - the1yyz

Aug 24, 2015, 7:46 PM
: "Huntington Memorial Hospital's ER was a nightmare. I picked it because it was close to my house and I was in too much pain to make a very considered decision. It took 5 hours to get a bed, I was barely seen by a doctor, the doctor's switched shifts and did not communicate very well so I had to re-explain everything, etc. I had the worst and most traumatic, painful pelvic exam I'd ever had. All in all it took 12 hours and I did not even get a diagnosis. A nightmare. Never going back again, wish I'd seen this list first." - G



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