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Mission Statement

Our mission at East Jefferson General Hospital, a non-profit community health system, is to provide personalized care and health-related services consistent with quality medical and ethical standards to improve the health status of those we serve in the East Bank of Jefferson Parish and surrounding communities.We practice a holistic approach to health care that recognizes each person's need for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. We deliver our care to all races, creeds, nationalities, sexes, ages, and socio-economic groups.In pursuing our mission, we commit to these guiding principles:- To deliver quality care and services at a price which represents value to our customers.- To uphold the basic rights and responsibilities of patients and to encourage active participation in their care.- To work in harmony with physicians, recognizing our mutual responsibility to meet the needs of our patients.- To treat each other, as members of the East Jefferson General Hospital Family, with fairness and dignity and to strive to achieve the highest level of personal growth and development in an atmosphere that recognizes creativity and innovation.- To fulfill our civic responsiblities by participating in community activities and by supporting local commerce as a major employer and health resource.- To manage individually and collectively, our time, equipment, and supplies to further improve our financial strength and to assure fulfillment of our mission.


East Jefferson General Hospital is a publicly owned, 525-plus-bed, not-for-profit community hospital. It is governed by a 10-member volunteer Board of Directors appointed by the Jefferson Parish Council and the Parish President. East Jefferson General has an outstanding medical staff with more than 700 primary-care and specialist physicians. The hospital is also one of Jefferson Parish's leading employers, with mroe than 3,000 full- and part-time team members. Over 1,000 volunteers from the community provide valuable support.



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Would you recommend East Jefferson General Hospital?

by Christina r. (2012-01-26 11:49:06.0)
T he people are very friendly and willing to help others with what ever they need.