You know it when you walk through the doors; there’s a welcoming feeling found only at St. Joe’s. A healing environment created by the Felician Sisters – a mission founded on compassion and shared by every employee, volunteer and care provider.
St. Joe’s highly skilled caregivers recognize that every human desires dignity. We provide millions of dollars in charity care to the most vulnerable in our community each year. We are the preferred choice for those who, time and again, choose St. Joe’s because of the incredible team of people who are drawn to and promote our mission. Community support built St. Joe’s. The Campaign for St. Joe’s will build on that legacy to broaden our services, improve patient care and strengthen mission impact in the community we call home.
We recently finished phase one of the campaign with the grand opening of the Edward O. & Mary Ellen Darling Outpatient Service Center. This new center brings together laboratory, imaging center and same-day primary care under one roof. We are thankful to the many generous donors who made this dream a reality. Special thanks to the Darlings for naming the building. Please listen to their heartfelt comment on why they are so passionately supportive of St. Joe’s.
The new building includes a beautiful display of art from local artist Diana Young in the waiting room that were purchased with generous donations from the Healing Arts program. Artwork from other Maine artists continue into the hallways on the way to the exam rooms and laboratory spaces.
With assistance from architects of evidence-based design, we are creating the patient room of the future. Phase 2 of our plan includes redesigning the rooms and inpatient experience at our hospital. The redesigned private rooms will: