St. Vincent's Med Ctr - Bridgeport, CT
Serving Southwestern Connecticut and Westchester County, New York, St. Vincent’s Medical Center is a modern, 397-bed, acute care hospital offering more than 50 specialty and subspecialty medical and surgical disciplines and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services.
Centers of excellence comprise cardiovascular disease, including angioplasty and coronary artery bypass surgery; cancer care; surgery; orthopaedics; diagnostics; women’s and family services; bariatrics; behavioral health, senior health and an array of specialized services. With one of the largest angioplasty programs in New England, St. Vincent’s implemented in 1995 a PAMI (primary angioplasty for myocardial infarction) program that assures the availability of emergency angioplasty within one hour, 24-hours a day. St. Vincent’s also recently became certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Affiliated with two medical schools – University of Connecticut, School of Medicine and New York Medical College – St. Vincent’s participates in international research programs. It is one of a select few acute care hospitals in the United States ever to receive Accreditation with Commendation twice (1993-96, 1996-99) from JCAHO. St. Vincent’s has been designated #1 in Fairfield County for cardiac care by HealthGrades in 2007, including angioplasty and open heart surgery. Five-Star rated for the second consecutive year in cardiac interventions and the recipient of the HealthGrades 2007 Cardiac Care Excellence Award for outstanding clinical outcomes and quality cardiac care, St. Vincent’s is an excellent partner in health care.
St. Vincent’s Medical Center is a subsidiary of St. Vincent’s Health Services, which includes
Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services, St. Vincent’s College, St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services and St. Vincent’s Immediate Health Care Centers. St. Vincent’s is also sponsor of Swim Across the Sound, one of the nation’s largest hospital-based cancer prevention and patient support programs. St. Vincent’s is a member of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and largest nonprofit healthcare system, serving patients through a network of hospitals and related health facilities providing acute care services, long-term care, community health services, psychiatric, rehabilitation and residential care. Sponsored by four provinces of the Daughters of Charity, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Nazareth and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Ascension Health is committed to caring for those who are most in need in the communities we serve. Our Mission, Vision and Values guide are 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. Our hospitals and Related Health Facilities are staffed with over 100,000 associates located in 20 states and the District of Columbia. 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.