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Saint Joseph Hospital Names Vice President of Patient Care Services - Archived

Saint Joseph Hospital Names Vice President of Patient Care Services   

Lexington, Ky. (June 10, 2014)— Saint Joseph Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has named Carol Dwyer vice president of patient care services.


As vice president of patient care services, Dwyer will oversee nursing services, including critical care, medical/surgical, telemetry, post-op and oncology; the emergency department; surgical and operating room services; the heart institute, house administrators; and clinical informatics.



Dwyer has extensive experience in directing clinical operations, including more than 20 years as a senior nurse executive. She most recently provided operational and strategic leadership for critical care/medical surgical, emergency services, hospice and palliative care, women’s and children’s services, as well as nursing education, practice and research with Sparrow Health System.


Dwyer holds bachelor’s degree in nursing from Northern Michigan University, a master’s degree in management from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich., a master’s degree in nursing from Michigan State University and is currently working on a doctorate in executive nursing leadership  at the University of Michigan.


About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana.


Publish date: 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014