Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a not-for-profit community healthcare Trauma Level III facility, certified for 94 beds. Its core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care are supplemented by outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Massena, Norfolk, Norwood, and Potsdam, NY, and by specialist care in over 25 different specialties, including a robust orthopedic surgery and sports medicine program and the Center for Cancer Care. As an affiliate with Gouverneur Hospital in Gouverneur, NY, CPH operates within the St. Lawrence Health System, a parent corporation formed to give structure and coherence to the coordination of care in Northern New York and to catalyze change in alignment with New York State's Triple Aim: improving health, enhancing quality, and reducing costs. With assistance from the New York State Doctors Across New York Program, and with oversight from Michael Maresca, Chief Medical Officer, CPH has more than doubled the size of its exceptionally talented medical staff to serve the needs of our rural region.
CPH offers state-of-the-art equipment, including the lowest-dose CT scanning in the region, 1.5 Tesla high-field open bore MRI, lithotripsy, Automated Breast Volume Scanning (ABVS) for visualization of dense breast tissue, 3D mammography, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging, and MRI Assisted Vacuum Biopsy. Many procedures using this technology are offered in more than one location. The Center for Cancer Care is equipped with an Elekta Synergy Linear Accelerator, one of the best available for image-guided radiation therapy, and a dedicated CT scanner for radiation therapy planning.
We are proud to partner with Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Canton, and SUNY Potsdam to prepare the healthcare workforce of tomorrow.
Hospital Mission: To provide skilled, compassionate, cost-effective care that promotes wellness and meets community needs.
We are mindful of our six core values; Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Professionalism, and Engagement.
Integrity - Guiding Our Actions by Ethical Commitments
We consistently act in the best interests of our patients, their families, our hospital and our community.
We follow through on commitments, holding ourselves and others accountable for actions and outcomes.
We speak up and take positive action when something seems wrong, inappropriate or inconsistent with our values or standards.
We consistently act with openness, honesty, transparency, and trustworthiness in communication.
At all times we respect the dignity, privacy, and confidentiality of others.
Respect - Recognizing and Responding to the Value of Others
Demonstrating respect for the personal autonomy, intrinsic dignity and worth, and individual uniqueness of each person we serve.
Treating others in a manner that elicits mutual trust, understanding, and partnership toward success.
Valuing diversity of personal experience, cultural insights, and perspectives, professional identity, and training in achieving collaborative goals.
Demonstrating consideration of others concerning the feelings and needs of others and an awareness of the effect of one's behavior on them.
Seeking out opportunities to demonstrate regard and appreciation for others.
Compassion - Providing Excellent Care with Kindness
Identifying with others, acting with thoughtfulness in anticipation of their needs.
Consistently approaching others with respect, dignity, courtesy, and warmth.
Actively listening to the needs of others, and in understanding these needs acts promptly to address them.
Acknowledging others by name, with eye contact and a smile.
Maintaining a focused and personal presence when engaged in service to others.
Professional - Acting with Mature Insight, Sound Judgment and High Standards
In appearance, demeanor, and deportment we convey a professional image in interaction with others.
We bring the highest professional standards of ethics, knowledge, skill, and competence to bear in decision-making and work performance.
We approach workplace challenges in a manner that reflects professional maturity, confidence, and respectfulness.
We strive to understand and embrace the core professional identity as one whose talents are placed in the service of others for their benefit.
We preserve the safety, security, and confidentiality of private, protected information in all professional contexts, both inside and outside of our work environments.
Excellence - Commitment to Quality, Innovation, and Continuous Improvement
Continually challenging the status quo in pursuit of bettering our best.
Utilizing data and measurement to benchmark processes and outcomes.
Embracing evidence-based practices as minimal standards of practice.
Demonstrating a personal commitment to deliver excellence in safety, quality, and service.
Understanding accreditation, regulatory and stakeholder expectations and exceeding them.
Embracing change in the continuous pursuit of innovation and superior care.
We are committed to continuous improvements that meet the needs and expectations of our customers; provide or coordinate access to care; develop our skills and talents; provide the human resources, facilities, and equipment we need to serve our customers. We work effectively with others to improve the region's health care systems.
Integrity-Guiding our actions by ethical commitments
Respect-Recognizing and responding to the value of others
Compassion-Providing excellent care with kindness
Professional-Acting with mature insight, sound judgment, and high standards
Excellence-Commitment to quality, innovation and continuous improvement
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Our organization has continued to grow at a rapid pace over the last decade. Because of this we need to be creative on how we recruit new Registered Nurses to our organization. As such, we have begun to exhaust the resources and candidates within our surrounding communities. We are looking for a creative solution to help message our culture, build brand awareness, and develop a “why us” statement for recruiting. We need assistance with developing a strategy and content for attracting talent from outside the area.
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