St. Vincent's East
St. Vincent's East is a progressive 328-bed hospital serving Birmingham and the adjacent four-county area. Formerly Medical Center East, the hospital continues to experience growth, caring for more patients than ever in its 63 year history. A strong commitment to quality and to treating patients and visitors like family has contributed to the hospital s reputation as a preferred provider in the service area. St. Vincent's East is one of only a few hospitals to be designated a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care in Alabama due to its outcomes and services. And, in 2009 the hospital was designated one of only two national teaching centers for the use of the Excimer Laser in treating peripheral artery disease. The hospital s Surgical Weight Loss Program is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Weight Loss and is named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American society for Bariatric Surgery. St. Vincent s East offers premier programs in Primary Care, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics, Cardiovascular Services, Cancer Treatment, and Emergency Services, as well as comprehensive programs in Diabetes, Endoscopy, Continence, Same-Day Surgery, Digestive Disorders, Sleep Disorders, and Surgical Weight Loss. Organization St. Vincent's East is a part of St. Vincent's Health System, a ministry of five healthcare facilities based in Birmingham, AL. This includes: St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent s Blount, St. Vincent's East, St. Vincent's St. Clair, and St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness. Together, we provide a special brand of high-touch, high-tech quality care to people in more than 40 different zip codes. Our healthcare family has an extensive network of skilled physicians and associates, as well as the most advanced technologies available. We are a part of Ascension Health, the nation s largest Catholic and non-profit health system, with more than 100,000 associates serving in 20 states and the District of Columbia. We are committed to providing healthcare that works, healthcare that is safe, and healthcare that leaves no one behind for life. Visit us at www.STVHS.com Ascension Health is committed to caring for those who are most in need in the communities we serve. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide our actions and provide the foundation on which our ministry is built. We strive to bring spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of our communities. Our Call to Action represents the conviction of every one of our local and national leaders that we are stronger together than we are alone. The Sponsorship of Ascension Health is built on a legacy of healing and service and invites collaboration with others who share our Mission. Our Leadership is comprised of men and women who have committed their talents and experience to transforming healthcare. Our work is enabled by an Operating Model that supports leadership across our ministry and provides local hospitals and related health facilities with the authority and accountability to make good decisions for the communities they serve. The definition of modern health care is literally changing by the minute. There are new opportunities and challenges. We are committed to the provision of compassionate and comprehensive quality care and invite you to explore the opportunities available to you to partner with us in accomplishing our mission. Visit us at www.ascensionhealth.org.