family practice clinic
  • Routine and Preventative Care

  • Allergy Shots

  • Women's Health Services

  • Immunizations

  • Acute Illness 

  • School Physicals

  • Employer Physical & Drug Screen

  • DOT Physicals

  • Spirometry Testing

Providers

Christopher Hall, M.D.

Allen Graham, PA-C

Lindsey Mills-Bownds, PA-C, RN

Troy Wilborn, FNP-C

Brandon Sue, PA-C

Robert Baldree, PA-C

Rural Health Clinic Director:

Rose Allmon, LVN

Nursing/Assistants:

Guadalupe Cura, LVN

Brittnee Sanchez, LVN

 

Rankin Rural Health Clinic Nondiscrimination Policy

As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Rankin Rural Health Clinic  does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Rankin Rural Health Clinic   directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Rankin Rural Health Clinic  arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91.

For any questions, please contact the Rankin Rural Health Clinic Human Resources Director at (432) 693-1200, Ext. 1229

Emergency Room 

The highly qualified medical team of registered nurses, LVNs, and mid-level providers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to meet your emergency medical needs. The new fully equipped treatment, trauma and observation rooms can accommodate a wide range of emergencies.  RCHD provides you with an initial evaluation, stabilization, treatment, diagnostic capabilities and transfer to a higher level of care when necessary. When it comes to compassionate care, nobody knows it better than the nursing team at RCHD. Knowledge and dedication to providing excellent care is what you will receive from Rankin County Hospital District.

Chief Nursing Officer:

Tiana Wells, LVN, RN, BSN

Nursing Staff:

Afton DeLeon, BSN

Angelica Cura, BSN

Breanne Edge, RN

Corey Brennan, RN

Gary Sparks, RN

Hannah Potter, BSN

Kylie Wrinkle, LVN

Luis Rodriguez, CNA

Martin Smith, RN

Nilo Napay, RN

Paula Armendarez, CNA

Samayra Villarreal, LVN

Imaging Services

RCHD Imaging services were designed with the patient in mind. Not only does the department offer a comprehensive array of diagnostic imaging services, it works around your busy schedule by providing 24/7 service.  We understand that if you or your loved one requires diagnostic testing, you prefer that it be done as soon as possible.  With this being said, the department offers same-day results, including extended weekday and weekend hours. Additionally, all of our imaging procedures use advanced imaging technology subjected to stringent regulatory standards. 

Services Offered: 

Diagnostic X-Ray, Computed Tomography (CAT Scan), and general ultrasound procedures.  

 

 

Technicians: 

Joel Preston, R.T. (R), Co-Director of Imaging Services 

Kemal Tongate, R.T. (R), Co-Director of Imaging Services

Rehabilitation Services

The RCHD Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department is determined to provide the highest quality PT services for both inpatients and outpatients alike. Not only are our PT services utilized by the residents of Upton County, they're utilized by patients from all over West Texas.  We are dedicated to giving our patients and their loved ones the care, education, and empathy needed to attain the highest quality of life possible.  

Therapy Offered:

Orthopedic, Neurologic, Geriatric, and General Conditioning. 

 

Staff:

Delores Stroh-Scharf, PTA, Rehabilitation Director

Justin Scharf, PT

Wellness Center

 

Our state of the art wellness center strives to serve members at every fitness level. Whether you're aiming to lose weight, or keeping up your current fitness level, the RCHD Wellness Center has you covered.    

 

Our salt water swimming Pool is 40 ft by 20 ft, 4 feet deep, heated to 88 degrees, and open to members and Physical Therapy patients as needed.  The new 9,791 square foot Wellness Center facility is equipped with recumbent bikes, upright bikes, ellipticals, treadmills, rowing machines, as well as other specialized workout equipment.  There are circuit weight machines, free weights, a functional trainer and much more!  You can jump rope or use the training balls, bench press or walk.  Join or start a class for group fun and fitness! The multi-purpose room is available for classes and it may be used when classes are not scheduled.  You’ll have smart TV access for exercises or you-tube videos and you are welcomed to bring in your own dvd’s.  

Everything you need to get in shape and stay in shape - is right here in Rankin’s great new Wellness Center.

Wellness Center Employees:

Bree Lance, Wellness Center Director, Certified Personal Trainer & Group Instructor

Aubrey Hanson, Assistant Manager 

Outpatient Lab

Our fully equipped, COLA accredited laboratory operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for emergency services. Non-emergency lab work can be done Monday- Friday, 8AM- 5PM.  Our consistent, highly dependable testing, is always conducted in a convenient and timely manner.

Lab Employees:

Brian Wilkie, Lab Manager

Evelynn Braden, M.T. (ASCP), Testing Personnel 

 

Twila Brown, CNA, Testing Personnel

Swing Bed Services/Inpatient Care

At RCHD, we take great pride in the exceptional Swing Bed and Inpatient Care our reputation is built upon.  Whether our staff is monitoring a concussed patient, or providing rehabilitation services after joint replacement surgery, the same quality of care and comfort will be present.  Our goal is to pave a smooth and compassionate road to recovery for each and every patient.  

 

 

Service Features:

 

  • Low traffic, easily accessible facility

  • Large rooms with flat screen TV's and visitor sleeping amenities

  • Individualized care and rehabilitation plans

 

  • On-site rehabilitation/physical therapy facility

  • Wide variety of dietary plans, suited to each patient's specific needs

  • Up to 20 swing bed stay days reimbursable by Medicare

  • Dietician, physical therapist, and social worker on staff to aid in the patient care plan design process.

  • On-site visitor RV parking and hook-ups

Emergency Medical Transport
  • 24/7 Mobile Intensive Care Units

  • Emergency Dispatching

  • Progressive Protocols

  • Discharge Transports

  • Continued Education Program

 

 

PLEASE CONTACT THE UPTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR EMS DISPATCHING

(432) 693-2422

Paramedics:

Shanna Woolf, EMS Director, ACLS, PALS, 21+yrs

John Bell, ACLS, PALS, BLS, ITLS, SLAM, 12 yrs

Andrew Ganbs, ACLS, PALS, 10 yrs

Larry Miles, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, Cert. Fire, 21 yrs

Bryan Conn, ACLS, PALS, ABLS, 18 yrs

Ruben Ramon, 22yrs

Intermediate:

Tyler Staggs, ACLS, PALS, 8 yrs

Abby Robers, ACLS, PALS, EVOC, 28 yrs

Sam Sparks, ACLS, PALS, 2 yrs

Jarod Ehrenberg, ACLS, PALS, Hazmat, Cert. Fire, 7yrs

Basic:

Lena Potter, 24 yrs

Janice Watson, 25+ yrs

Anita Sparks, 15 yrs

Justin Steele, 2 yrs

Greg Carrillo, 5 yrs

Robert Silva, 13 yrs

Pharmacy

RCHD Pharmacy is a full service retail pharmacy serving Rankin and the surrounding communities.  We accept most major insurances and fill prescriptions from providers both in Rankin and beyond.  Most prescriptions are filled and available for same day pickup.  We also offer a selection of over the counter items to meet the community’s needs, and can special order many over the counter items for next day delivery upon patient request.  Our pharmacist also offers medication counseling with all new prescriptions and medication profile reviews upon request.   We are open from 8 am to 5 pm for your convenience.

Pharmacy Staff:

Amanda Ingram, Pharmacist Pharm.D., RPh

Jonea Jackson, Lead Technician,  CPhT

Mary Abalos, LVN, CPHT

Aesthetic services

West Texas weather can take a toll on your skin. And we know proper skin care is vital for ideal health and well-being. Patients of RCHD who are looking for anti-aging solutions, acne treatments, and help with discoloration issues can enjoy our convenient on-site treatment area for high-quality, personalized skin-care treatments. The providers at RCHD along with licensed staff provide the most advanced techniques (including BOTOX, microdermabrasion, micro channeling, chemical peels, and professional skin care) to help patients realize their goals. After a thorough analysis of the patient’s skin, we will develop the most beneficial course of therapy. It is of the utmost importance at RCHD that we educate our patients on the entire skin care process, the potential side effects, and the expected outcomes following every procedure. We look forward to serving the Rankin community as well as surrounding communities with these exciting new services! 

Dietary Services

 

Dietary Services Overview:

 

Rankin County Hospital District’s Food and Nutrition Services are responsible for the delivery of quality nutrition care services to RCHD’s patients, employees, and visitors. RCHD's food services include:

 

  • Patient Meal Services

  • Food Preparation and Production

  • Employee Dining

 

RCHD food service operation is located on 1611 Spur 576 within the hospital. Every day RCHD produces an average of 25-30 meals for patient and employee dining operations. RCHD sources Affiliated Foods and Sysco Food Services for most all groceries needed to prepare meals. RCHD all uses our local grocery store Rankin Drive In, to supplement between deliveries.

 

 

Food Services Staff:

 

Delia Armendarez, Dietary Supervisor

(Learn 2 Serve Food Safety Certificate, TEMS Food Handler Certificate)

 

Debbie Morgan, RDN/LD

 

Martha Black, Dietary Cook

Dorena Abalos, Dietary Cook

Jessie Abalos, Dietary Cook

Brenda Young, Dietary Cook

(All members of Dietary Team hold a Texas Food Handlers Certificate)

 

RCHD holds to strict food quality and sanitation standards. All RCHD food service personnel must also pass training on food preparation methods, safety and sanitation, and on hospital food service issues such as special diets for patients.

 

 

Patient Meal Services

As part of admission to RCHD, every patient receives a doctor’s order for what type of diet he or she should be eating. A "regular" diet means that there are no diet restrictions for health reasons. Patients on regular diets can select their own choices from RCHD’s daily menu. Menu items are chosen by our Dietary Supervisor with the guidance of our dietitian to ensure a variety of healthy foods to suit popular tastes.

Special Diets

Here are some of the most frequent special diets that doctors order for their patients at Rankin County Hospital District:

 

  • Low Sodium

  • Low Fat

  • Low Cholesterol

  • Diabetic/Renal Diet (diet for kidney failure)Low ResidueBlandModified Texture (Pureed and Dysphagia diets)

 

RCHD consults a registered dietitian to deliver dietary counseling, assessment, and education to all of our inpatients. Meals are prepared using fresh, high-quality ingredients and are individualized to the patient's needs.

Housekeeping/Maintenance

For the wellbeing of our patients, visitors, and staff, a safe and sanitary facility is of the utmost importance. Both our housekeeping, and grounds crews do an exceptional job maintaining, repairing, cleaning, and providing a pleasant atmosphere throughout Rankin County Hospital District.  

 

 

Maintenance :

Ty Gee, TDLR, Director of Maintenance

Issac Isais, Grounds Crew

 

 

Housekeeping:

Delia Armendarez, Director of Housekeeping

                                                         

Leticia McAnaugh, Attendant                 Paula Levario, Attendant                Josefina Garcia, Attendant

Maria Munoz, Attendant                          Teresa Acosta, Attendant