CHI Saint Joseph Health Hospital

1 Saint Joseph Drive
Lexington, KY 40504

255 Beds

Founded in 1877, St. Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility that serves residents of Central and Eastern Kentucky. Lexington’s first hospital, St. Joseph’s, is known as the city’s “heart hospital,” being a pioneer in the health care community. The hospital is very active in the community, prioritizing education, senior citizen programs, and regular health screening events throughout the year. St. Joseph’s has received multiple recognitions and awards, being named among the top 100 hospitals for Stroke Care, Critical Care, and Pulmonary Care in 2019. As part of the CHI Saint Joseph Health system, one of the largest health systems in Kentucky, St. Joseph Hospital is one of 135 facilities in over 20 counties.

Known as the “Horse Capital of the World,” Lexington, Kentucky lives up to its name with its two horse-racing tracks, Keeneland and The Red Mile. Hosting numerous horse-racing events April through October, Lexington is also known for two other festivals, The Festival of the Bluegrass and “It’s A Grand Night for Singing!,” an annual tribute performance to Broadway. Other offerings include sporting events, city parks, and three large natural areas, providing ample hiking and outdoor exploration. Lexington ranks 10th in college education rate in the US, with around 40% of its residents having at least one bachelor degree. As one of the highest concentrations of gay and lesbian couples in the US, the city officially recognizes June 29 as Pride Day. Lexington has one of the nation’s most stable economies, with a low unemployment rate, and a diverse mix of large corporations. The city experiences four distinct seasons with no prolonged periods of heat, cold, rain, wind, or snow. Summers are hot and humid, while cold winters are typically moderate. Lexington is considered a high allergy area by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. If you’re looking for an urban location with changing seasons and some unique adventures, be sure to check out CHI Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

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What charting system did nurses use?

Nurses are reporting the use of

Cerner

What was the average patient acuity?

Average Pt Acuity is

1 - Independent, minimal medications needs, alert and oriented, continent, less than two co-morbidities, English speaking
10 - Dependent, lots of meds, confused, incontinent, more than two co-morbidities, non-english speaking

What color scrubs did the nurses wear?

Scrub Color

Galaxy Blue and Black

*Does not include what L&D and OR nurses are reporting

Was the nurse to patient ratio up to California standards?

Nurse to Patient Ratio up to California Standards?

100.0% responded YES

0.0% responded NO

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