Portneuf Medical Center

777 Hospital Way
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 239-1453
(208) 239-1453


Portneuf Medical Center has served the health care needs of Southeast Idahoans since 1907.  The mission of Portneuf Medical Center states in part that we believe in providing quality health care services for the whole person with competence, understanding, and respect.  Portneuf realizes that our employees are our most important resource and should attain professional excellence.  Toward this end, we are committed to the education and development of our people, recognizing the absolute necessity of employee empowerment to achieve the highest quality results in patient care.  Employment opportunities at Portneuf Medical Center cover the full spectrum of career choices, ranging from Nursing, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy, PT, OT, and Speech to Facility Maintenance, Business Office, Health Information, and much more.  Come join the Portneuf family where you’ll enjoy competitive compensation with excellent benefits!  Learn, grow, and make a measurable difference with a team that realizes healing is an art.


We are committed to the highest quality of care, and we can prove it!Portneuf Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and maintains a Gold Seal of Approval™. This means that we are committed to "providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value."PMC is also accredited and recognized by leading clinical organizations, including:
Bariatric - American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) works to advance safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients through the accreditation of bariatric surgical centers. A bariatric surgical center achieves accreditation following a rigorous review process during which it proves that it can maintain certain physical resources, human resources, and standards of practice.
Cancer - The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Commission on Cancer
Portneuf received commendation ratings in the Clinical Trial Accrual, Cancer Registrar Education, Nursing Care, and Data Submission standards assessments. ACS represents leaders in cancer care with their nationally recognized programs—the Commission on Cancer, the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, the National Cancer Data Base and the American Joint Committee on Cancer.
Chest Pain - The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
SCPC drives protocol and evidence-based process improvement through Accreditation for facilities2 and through education for healthcare professionals focused on cardiovascular care.
Heart Failure - Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
SCPC drives protocol and evidence-based process improvement through Accreditation for facilities2 and through education for healthcare professionals focused on cardiovascular care.
Hip & Knee - DSC Joint Commission
PMC has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety as a primary care medical home (PCMH) for hospitals and critical access hospitals. This special add-on certification option for accredited hospitals, recognizes PMC’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.
Hyperbarics - Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society
The UHMS clinical hyperbaric medicine facility accreditation program recognizes hyperbaric facilities2 that demonstrate their commitment to patient care and facility safety.
Stroke - DSC Joint Commission
The Joint Commission's Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care. Achievement of certification signifies that the services PMC provides have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes.
STS National Database Participant - The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
The STS National Database is an initiative for quality improvement and patient safety, with the corollary potential to be a powerful tool for clinical research. It is considered the gold standard for specialty outcomes databases. By participating in the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery, General Thoracic Surgery, and/or Congenital Heart Surgery Databases, PMC's cardiothoracic surgeons are committing to improving the quality of care that their patients receive.
Trauma - Level II - American College of Surgeons
The designation of trauma facilities2 is a geopolitical process by which empowered entities, government or otherwise, are authorized to designate. The ACS does not designate trauma centers; instead, it verifies the presence of the resources listed in Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient.


The city of Pocatello is located in southeast Idaho with a population of just over 50,000. Nestled at 4,450 feet in the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Pocatello enjoys a four-season climate, allowing outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, boating, hiking, rock-climbing, biking, and hunting. Pocatello has numerous parks, tennis courts, golf courses, bike lanes, jogging paths, a youth soccer program, hiking trails, a zoo, an aviary, an aquatic center, a 13-mile Green Belt, and a beautiful historic downtown district.
A two-hour drive puts you on the doorstep of world-class resorts including Sun Valley, Grand Targhee, Jackson Hole, and Park City, and many scenic vacation spots such as Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Island Park, Bear Lake and more. A short distance away, Salt Lake City and Boise offer metropolitan attractions such as theatre, symphony, sporting events, fine dining, and shopping.