Mission: The mission of Holy Cross Hospital, a member of Catholic Health East and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is to serve the healthcare needs of persons of all faiths and cultures by providing quality health care with Christ-like compassion. We uphold the ethical and moral teachings of the Catholic Church in all policies and practices. We espouse the Core Values of Reverence for Each Person, Community, Justice, Commitment to those who are Poor, Stewardship, Courage and Integrity.
Programs: Holy cross hospital provides health care and hospital services to the community of broward county. Health care is provided at no charge or at amounts less than the established rates to patients who qualify under the charity policy. Additionally, the hospital provides health education, health screenings, and various other programs designed to better the health of the community it services. During the year there were 68,614 days of inpatient care provided, 636,569 outpatient visits, and 54,790 emergency room visits.
As a volunteer at Holy Cross Hospital which was founded by the Sisters of Mercy, the Christ like care and compassion is is demonstrated throughout the hospital. My time is spent in the Infusion Dept. of the Cancer Center. The director, nurses, registrars, volunteers, pharmacy,and research department all provide and communicate to the patient their treatment and allow for questions to be asked and answered. The hospital also provides for nutritional teaching, chairside massage, and the therapy dog visits are welcomed with open arms. An area which is very challenging, provides hope and comfort to all.
Holy Cross Hospital provides a superior caring environment for excellent care for patients. They provide for outstanding spiritual and physical care and have a wellness program that is the envy of the area.Their community outrech progams fills the void for many senior citizens and lower income people bu providing an array of need services. It is a great place to contribute to and grow with as well as healing.