Arriving at the Emergency Room

Photo of valet signs in a parking lot with cars parked.


Valet parking is available directly in front of the Doernbecher emergency room and free self parking is available directly across the street from the emergency room entrance seven days a week, 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

When you arrive

  • You and your child will be greeted and escorted to a separate waiting area for kids only
  • You will be seen by a registered nurse who is specially trained in pediatric emergency care.
  • The nurse will gather important information about your child’s health, in addition to any medications given in the last 24 hours, including over the counter medications, and allergies. 
  • The nurse will also check your child’s heart rate, oxygen level and temperature. 

Stay with your child

If your child is under 15, they must have a parent or guardian with them at all times.


OHSU Doernbecher Pediatric Emergency
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR  97239