Kings County Hospital Center
PREAMBLE: Kings County Hospital Center has played a leading role in providing a full range of health care services to the residents of Brooklyn for more than 175 years. We are a member of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. We operate a Level I Trauma Center in a state-of-the-art teaching facility and provide a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services including Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Women’s Health and Rehabilitation Medicine.
MISSION: Our mission is to provide quality health care services to a culturally and linguistically diverse population, regardless of their ability to pay. We recognize that every patient and every employee has great value. Therefore, our highest organizational priority must be respect for our patients, our visitors, and one another.
VISION: Our vision is to be the hospital of choice for the residents of Brooklyn and our employees. We strive to deliver the highest quality healthcare services with an emphasis on patient safety in a customer-centered environment.
OUR VALUES: • Respect: We respect our patients including their right to privacy and confidentiality. We embrace our patients’ and employees’ cultural diversity and religious beliefs. • Safety: We strive to provide the safest possible care in a secure environment for all. • Teamwork: We recognize the contribution of all and foster collaboration across disciplines. • Trust: We encourage honest and open communication with patients and among staff. • Customer focus: We strive to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. • Celebration: We celebrate our successes and thank staff for their contributions and customers for their loyalty. • Compassion: We serve our patients with compassion, empathy and professionalism.