Special Services

Providence St. Vincent offers a variety of special services to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible:


Providence St. Vincent has access to interpreters who speak a number of foreign languages, and know sign language. For information, call ext. 62381; outside the hospital, call 503-216-2381.


The Sight Shop, located in the East Pavilion lobby across from the elevators, offers a variety of eye frames to fit your vision needs. The shop is open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call ext. 62580 for information; outside the hospital, dial 503-297-8243.


There are two pharmacies on-site to ensure patients have access to prescribed medications:

The outpatient pharmacy, located in the Medical Office Building on the east end of the hospital, is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call ext. 62630; outside the hospital, dial 503-216-2630.

The Kaiser Permanente pharmacy, for Kaiser patients, is located on the second floor of the Knight Pavilion. The pharmacy is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Within the hospital, call ext. 61850; outside the hospital, dial 503-216-1850.

In addition, the inpatient pharmacy and the critical care pharmacy are open 24 hours a day to fill prescriptions for doctors treating patients within the hospital or emergency room.

Volunteer Services

Weekday mornings, members of the hospital's Volunteer Services bring coffee to patient rooms and offer magazines, newspapers, and other items for sale. To reach the volunteers, call ext. 62100; outside the hospital, dial 503-216-2100.