The Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital is proud to be recognized as a Pathway to Excellence Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
. The Pathway to Excellence® Program recognizes healthcare and long term care organizations for positive practice environments where nurses excel. To qualify, organizations meet 12 practice standards essential to an ideal nursing practice environment. Nurses trust that Pathway designated institutions respect their contributions, support professional development and nurture optimal work settings.
The Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital is also the first hospital in the Lowcountry to be recognized as Baby-Friendly. The work of Baby-Friendly USA, Inc
. (BFUSA) and its implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) gives mothers the information, confidence and skills needed to successfully breastfeed. The BFHI is a global initiative of the World Health Organization
(WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund
(UNICEF). It is implemented in the United States by BFUSA. In 2011, the Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital nursing created our shared governance model: Science and Integration Model.
Our goal at the Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital is to achieve excellence in patient safety, patient experience and quality outcomes. Through cultivating relationships with all disciplines, we deliver compassionate service at every opportunity and integrate science with caring. The hands in our model symbolize the human connection and caring.
Nursing units at MPH include:
- Medical Surgical
- Intensive Care Unit
- Women’s Services
- Emergency Department
- Women’s, Infants’ and Children’s Services (Labor & Delivery)
- Perioperative Services (Operating Room, Ambulatory Care Unit, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Endoscopy)
- Interventional Radiology