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Nursing Opportunities

Learn why Northwest is the clear choice for a nursing career in Amarillo.

Northwest Texas Healthcare Listed in U.S. News Ranking

NWTHS ranked 'high performing' in COPD and heart failure by U.S. News & World Report

Region's Only Level III Trauma Center

Our emergency department specializes in treating the area's most serious cases

A Leader in Cardiac Care for the Texas Panhandle

The Heart Hospital leads the region in care for heart failure, heart attack and other conditions

Childbirth Center is Dedicated to Family-Centered Care

Specialized training of staff ensures high-level, compassionate care

Northwest Texas Healthcare System

Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a 495-bed academic teaching facility based in Amarillo, Texas, is well known for its heart, emergency, stroke and children's care as well as many other clinical services. The Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Northwest Texas Healthcare as the Lead Trauma Facility for the top 26 counties within the Texas Panhandle. A satellite emergency facility, Northwest Emergency at Town Square, expands the hospital's reach in providing trauma care to the region.

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Conditions and Services

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Northwest Texas Physician Group

Get care close to home through a network of 40 primary care and specialty providers in eight locations throughout the Texas Panhandle.
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Advanced Primary Stroke Center

The Joint Commission has recognized us for providing effective, evidenced-based care for patients experiencing the symptoms of stroke.
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Rehabilitation Services

We offer comprehensive, compassionate inpatient rehabilitation services for people with brain injury, cancer, stroke, orthopedic and other conditions.

What's New

Northwest Texas Healthcare System’s LIFESTAR Helicopter Now Carrying Blood and Plasma

Northwest Texas Healthcare System’s LIFESTAR Helicopter Now Carrying Blood and Plasma

The area’s longest serving critical care air-medical program, LIFESTAR, is excited to announce the addition of blood and plasma carrying capability...
Joint Commission, AHA-Accredited Stroke Program for the Region

Joint Commission, AHA-Accredited Stroke Program for the Region

Northwest's Primary Stroke Center receives recertification from The Joint Commission.

New LIFESTAR App Improves Response Time, Location Accuracy

The FirstCall App allows for improved LIFESTAR aircraft response time and location accuracy.

Awards and Accreditations

We're proud to be recognized for our success. Read about the various awards and accreditations that we've earned over the years.