Naval Hospital Bremerton
Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) is a community-based acute care and obstetrical hospital, offering expert primary care, emergency care and a broad range of medical and surgical specialties, with 36 inpatient beds (with expansion capacity to 72+). The hospital is located off of Highway 3 in Kitsap County between Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bremerton and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and NBK Bangor. NHB is parent command for three Branch Health Clinics and the Puget Sound Family Medicine Residency Program. The three clinics are located at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, NBK Bangor and Naval Station Everett.
Naval Hospital Bremerton has a three-fold primary mission to support our warfighters, past and present, and their families by: Providing exceptional care anytime, anywhere; shape military medicine through training, research, and graduate medical education; and to prepare our forces for deployment.
Naval Hospital Bremerton and its clinic's staff consist of over 1,400 dedicated military, civilian, contractor and American Red Cross volunteer personnel.
Over the course of last year, Naval Hospital Bremerton has deployed active duty staff in support of combat units in Afghanistan, the Middle East, and other locales such as Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, as well as being engaged in humanitarian aid and disaster response missions such as Pacific Partnership 2012.
Naval Hospital Bremerton staff physicians are board-certified and all take part in continuing education to keep abreast of the latest changes in their fields. They are trained at some of the leading institutions in the United States including the University of Washington, Harvard Medical School, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Many of our nurses hold advanced certifications and degrees, and we have the only certified Nurse Midwives on the Kitsap Peninsula. Our health care professionals strive to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and excellence.
Naval Hospital Bremerton offers a variety of programs and services, providing our patients with the most effective and appropriate tools to maintain health and wellness for life. All services are centrally located at the main hospital with the exception of our health clinics and our drive-through satellite refill pharmacy, which is located nearby in the Jackson Park Navy Family Housing area.
As partners in the TRICARE West region, the Naval Hospital Bremerton's dedicated staff, along with UnitedHealthcare, provides compassionate, timely, and quality care to the more than 88,000 eligible beneficiaries residing within the Puget Sound (approx. 60,000 in the greater Kitsap County area alone). To ensure our patients receive optimum diagnosis and treatment, Naval Hospital Bremerton collaborates with local and national Military Treatment Facilities and civilian health care institutions in both a teaching and knowledge sharing capacity.