Our mission and values provide a strong foundation for the work we do. This framework expresses our priorities in what we will achieve and how we will achieve them.
St.Vincent Health is a member of Ascension Health, a Catholic mission-focused organization and the nation's largest nonprofit health system.
Rooted in the loving ministry of Jesus as healer, we commit ourselves to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care, which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words.
►►Service of the Poor - Generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need.
►►Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
►►Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership
►►Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship
►►Creativity - Courageous Innovation
►►Dedication - Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry.
St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital of Williamsport, Indiana is a 16-bed acute care facility serving Warren, Fountain, Benton, Vermillion and Tippecanoe Counties. As the smallest rural hospital in Indiana, St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital is steadily growing in patient numbers and expanding its services. We know our strengths, value, and need to be within this community, and serve the people at large.
In 1944 a group of concerned citizens formed the Community Hospital Association, Inc. as a non-profit organization to operate the hospital. The hospital Guild organized with but one aim â€“ to raise funds and perform services for the hospital. This aim continues today. Many individuals have worked for and shared with the hospital for the common good. In both support and service, Community Hospital was well named.
St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital and Fountain and Warren County schools began a flagship program in the fall of 2001 to give junior and senior high school students an opportunity to explore a career in health care. St.Vincent Williamsport Hospital not only provides clinical experience through the hospital, but also a fully equipped classroom where students from four different schools attend class.
The Health Careers program offers students onsite medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and hands-on patient care.
Student areas of interest may range from physical therapy, radiology, medicine and nursing. This community partnership will not only provide education for local students, but also give our best and brightest an opportunity to return to healthcare jobs in Fountain and Warren counties.
St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital offers diagnostic services for physicians offices. St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital also integrates programs and services with healthcare and social service related entities in the communities. St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital serves as a catalyst for continued economic development and growth for the area.
A Celebration of Sponsorship by the Daughters of Charity with St. Vincent Hospitals and Health Services was held in April 1997. With the alliances to St. Vincent Hospital and Health Services, St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital remains a not a for profit facility. All St. Vincent and Daughters of Charity facilities are also not a for profit facilities. This alliance with a tertiary hospital will continue to provide quality health care services and expand resources. St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital is prepared to deal with forth coming changes in health care reform.
St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital offers 24 hour emergency medical treatment, outpatient clinics and numerous hospital services in the communities and supports the overall health and well being of area citizens. Without the hospital, many people would be required to make lengthy trips to other cities for medical services.
Contact us by email or phone: 812-237-4365.