A new way to access your important medical information through a secure website. PATIENT PORTAL TRY IT TODAY! For help call 276-935-1103

Healthcare Research Center

Buchanan General Hospital understands the desire family members and patients have to conduct online health research. Click here to find a research library to tens of thousands of health sources.

Find A Provider

Are you looking for a new family physician? Or perhaps specialty care? A simple search on our site can lead you directly to the door of the best healthcare provider for your situation.

Bill Pay Online

For your convenience you may now pay your bill online.

CEO's Message

Welcome to the Buchanan General Hospital website. We are delighted to be able to offer you, the healthcare consumer, valuable and useful information that is virtually at your fingertips.

The Board of Directors,hospital/medical staff, and volunteers at Buchanan General Hospital are dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to the patients we serve. As you will see in exploring this site, we are committed to our mission of serving our community's healthcare needs in a personal way with compassion and excellence.

Technology continues to grow at a rapid pace and Buchanan General Hospital is proud of the cutting edge innovation and advances we continue to make in this area. As part of our continued commitment to our community, we offer this website to improve your access to news and features about the changing healthcare environment. Please take a moment to browse through the various components of our site. You can find detailed information on our services, education, and hospital news. If you prefer to browse our services with facebook, a handy link to our facebook site is just a keypunch away. We hope you will come to rely on our site as an important healthcare resource. If you don't find the answer online, please don't hesitate to call us.

At Buchanan General Hospital, we are fortunate to have a staff of extremely competent and caring individuals who are committed to meeting your healthcare needs. Thank you for considering us for your healthcare needs.

Robert D. Ruchti, Chief Executive Officer

Buchanan General Hospital, Inc.

Career Opportunities

For information about a career at Buchanan General Hospital, or for information about available job postings, call the Human Resources Department at 276-935-1393.

Armed Security Guard
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
Patient Sitter
Physical Therapist
Respiratory Tech
RN Med/Surg
Unit Clerk/Telemetry Unit Tech

There are several ways to apply for a job with us.

Forward a resume:

By email:

By fax:

By mail:
Buchanan General Hospital
Attn: Human Resources
1535 Slate Creek Rd.
Grundy, VA 24614

You may visit us:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

View Summary of Benefits

Buchanan General Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. We grant equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, or veterans status.

Healthcare Research Center

Online Health Search Engine

Buchanan General Hospital understands the desire family members and patients have to conduct online health research. Below you will find a research library to tens of thousands of health sources where you may read and examine health topics of interest to you. The program includes the Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary, A research engine, and The FastNurse Personal Research Service as well as other interesting components.

Though your doctor is the best source of accurate information this online educational library of comparative health information links gives you a starting point for research so you do not have to turn to other popular search engines.

Begin Your Search Below:

Click Here For Online Health Dictionary

Click Here For General Health Research

FastNurse Personal Research Coordinator

Click Here For Information About H1N1 (Swine) Flu

Discrimination is Against the Law

Buchanan General Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Buchanan General Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Buchanan General Hospital provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

Qualified sign language interpreters

Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, or other formats)

Buchanan General Hospital provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

Qualified interpreters

Information written in other languages, when available

If you need these services, ask hospital personnel for the Nursing Supervisor.

If you believe that Buchanan General Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance by calling the Complaints Line at (276) 935-1103 24 hours per day 7 days per week or by calling the Risk Manager at (276) 935-1106. Written complaints can be mailed to: Beverly Justice, Risk Manager, Buchanan General Hospital, 1535 Slate Creek Road, Grundy, VA 24614. Complaints may also be faxed to (276) 935-1283 or emailed to You may file a grievance in person, by mail, fax or email.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil rights Complaint Portal, available at, or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201. 1-800- 868-1019, 1-800- 537-7697 (TDD). Complaint forms are available at

Communications Assistance