The Mount Vernon Hospital and Sound Shore Health System dedicate themselves to providing quality healthcare services to Mount Vernon and surrounding communities by delivering efficient, effective, and collaborative healthcare programs that promote the health of every community member, especially those who are sick and disabled. This is accomplished by determining, developing, and implementing healthcare programs designed to:
- Optimize the use of all available healthcare, hospital, health system, and community services through the collaborative efforts of health system and hospital staff, community leaders, and local and regional organizations.
- Provide a climate in which patients’ pain is regularly assessed and promptly and efficiently managed.
- Provide health education to community members and healthcare workers and training programs for physicians and nurses.
- Identify and carry out quality improvement efforts that include community and community members’ views of hospital and health system programs.
In the context of developing affiliation strategies that promote the long-term well-being of both the health system and the hospital, explore for The Mount Vernon Hospital its role and programs for the coming decade. While pursuing this planning initiative, maintain the financial stability of the hospital in order to provide needed and appropriate acute medical, behavioral health, and ambulatory care services.
Core Values Statement
The hospital dedicates itself to providing quality healthcare to the communities it serves. It believes that the core values of caring, compassion, respect, responsibility, integrity, and confidentiality form the building blocks upon which all employee interactions are based.
Hospital staff is expected to commit to these core values and to use them to guide their interactions with patients, families, visitors, fellow employees, physicians, vendors, and any other individual seeking services or doing business with the hospital.