What Sets Us Apart

Intermountain Bear River Valley Hospital offers a wide range of wellness, diagnostic, and treatment services. Bear River Valley Hospital features a Level IV Trauma Center, along with high-quality clinical care, technological progress, exceptional efficiency and extraordinary personal service. This 16-bed facility is located in Tremonton just off I-15, and is integrated with Intermountain’s Life Flight air ambulance and TeleHealth Hospital.

Our History

Bear River Valley Hospital began in 1923 when a physician opened a two-story home in Garland for patient care called The Whitlock Hospital. In 1928, The Valley Hospital, a historical landmark in Tremonton City, was opened. After 40 years of operation, the Utah State Health Department closed the hospital due to increased state code requirements. A handful of key community residents, which included physicians, contributed more than $37,000 to reopen The Valley Hospital under the management of Health Services Corporation, a subsidiary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with a stipulation that a new hospital would be built. The Valley Hospital was reopened in April 1973 and operated until 1976.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints divested the hospital system circa 1975 by giving its medical facilities to Intermountain Health Corporation, a not-for-profit group specifically created to operate the hospitals. During that same time, residents of the Bear River Valley joined together again and pooled their bonding capacity for $900,000, along with a Hill-Burton Grant of $600,000, to build a new hospital. The construction of Bear River Valley Hospital became a reality in October 1976; the $1.5 million facility served the valley residents for 32 years.

In 2005, a feasibility study of the aging Bear River Valley Hospital revealed that building an entirely new hospital was more cost effective than updating the hospital’s current heating and plumbing systems.

In 2009, Intermountain Healthcare opened a brand new 16-bed, 44,000-squarefoot Bear River Valley Hospital and 20,000-square-foot adjoining physician clinic at 905 North 1000 West in Tremonton. The Bear River Valley Hospital Foundation led a community giving campaign through which residents of the valley contributed $1 million of the hospital’s total cost of $25 million.

The new Bear River Valley Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility with technology and services found in larger facilities and communities. It was designed to expand in size and complexity as required to meet the needs of the community over the next 50 years.

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Hospital Leadership

Brandon Vonk

Administrator

Kristy Giles

Nursing Manager

Dr. Brett Nance

Medical Director

Natalie Oliverson

Office of Patient Experience Manager

Board Leadership

Jeff Bonham

Board Member

Norman Fukui

Board Member

Jana Nish

Board Member

Victor Solano

Board Member

Julie Stokes

Board Member

Stan Summers

Board Member

Alan Christensen

Board Member

Dr. Kevin Murphy

Board Member

Work With Us

Excellence, compassion, and a lifetime of career opportunities can be found at Bear River Valley Hospital. Apply for a position today and join us.

Give to the Hospital

Learn about ways you can donate to Bear River Valley Hospital and help us accomplish our mission.

Volunteering

Our volunteer team provides support, assistance, and a helping hand to our patients, staff, guests, and community.

Who Can Volunteer?

  • Anyone 14 years or older (If you are 14-18 years of age, please check out our junior volunteer requirements).
  • Must be willing to serve a minimum of 72 hours.

CHNA Report

Intermountain Healthcare conducted its 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for 23 hospitals in Utah and southeast Idaho. Download a copy.

Hospital Prices

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