St. Joseph Medical Center

As a division of Carondelet Health and a member of Ascension Health, St. Joseph Medical Center is a JCAHO, Magnet designated, 300-bed hospital offering a full array of acute care, outpatient and extended care services. The American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s leading credentialing organization, has awarded St. Joseph Medical Center with Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services. Attaining nursing’s top honor means that the medical center has met the toughest standards. Research shows that patients at Magnet hospitals are significantly more satisfied with their care and have better outcomes.

St. Joseph Medical Center Nationally Recognized - South KC Chamber

Included in the medical center services are a 24-hour emergency department, state of the art endoscopy lab, pain center, the Community Center for Health and Education, the medical mall and the Carondelet Heart Institute. The Carondelet Heart Institute (CHI) is a “hospital within a hospital” at St. Joseph Medical Center, focusing on cardiovascular services. It offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular care, which addresses the personal and spiritual needs of each individual. CHI offers three digital cardiac catheterization labs, an electrophysiology lab to address patients’ heart rhythm problems, an extensive area of non-invasive testing and cardiac risk screening and a personal heart advocate for each patient.

The Medical Mall at St. Joseph Medical Center provides outpatient services at one convenient location including rehabilitation therapy, a pulmonary clinic, emergency services, pre-admission testing, imaging, mammography and ultrasound services, Seniors Clinic and outpatient surgery. The mall also houses physician offices and health-related support services including a gift shop, food court, retail pharmacy and a bank. Long-term skilled nursing care is available close to the medical center by Carondelet Manor and Villa Saint Joseph.

Our Mission:
Carondelet Health consists of Catholic organizations dedicated to the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our commitment to human dignity compels us to provide compassionate, quality health care for body, mind and spirit, with a special concern for the poor. We are responsible stewards serving the needs of all people from conception to death. We are united in this mission.

Our Vision:
St. Joseph Medical Center will serve as the safest place to be a patient through Unwavering Advocacy for those we serve. Our Ministry is committed to a physician friendly environment providing faith based, community and family centered care.

Our Values:
Integrity – Compassion – Unity

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