Mount Sterling, Ky. (April 1, 2019) — Saint Joseph Mount Sterling opened a new progressive care unit (PCU) on Monday, March 11. This intermediate care unit will better serve patients that are transitioning between the intensive care unit (ICU) and medical-surgical care.
“With the opening of the new PCU, we’re making efforts to meet the needs of our community,” said Jennifer Chism MSN, RN, director of nursing, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. “This new unit will help us grow and better serve our patients.”
Six beds will be dedicated to the new PCU on the second floor of Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. Eight nurses will staff the unit, providing an exceptional 3 to 1 patient care ratio.
To learn more about Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, visit www.CHISaintJosephHealth.org/saint-joseph-mount-sterling.
About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.
About Saint Joseph Mount Sterling
Saint Joseph Mount Sterling is a 42-bed community hospital located in Mount Sterling, KY. Established in 1918, the facility serves residents of Montgomery, Bath, Menifee, Powell and Rowan counties. An investment of $60 million opened the current facility in 2011.
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