CALL US TODAY: 718.869.7000 | 327 Beach 19th St, Far Rockaway NY 11691

About

Who We Are

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is the only hospital providing emergency and ambulatory care to the densely populated, culturally and economically diverse, and medically underserved populations of the Rockaways and Five Towns in southern Queens County and southwestern Nassau County, New York. Celebrating over 110 years of community care, the 257-bed facility provides people of all faiths with comprehensive preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, regardless of ability to pay.

St. John's is accredited by The Joint Commission’s Health Facilities Accreditation Program and is approved by the New York State Department of Health. The Hospital is a recipient of the Gold-Plus Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.

St. John’s is also a teaching hospital, training over 180 residents annually in 10 Graduate Medical Education Programs accredited by the New York State Department of Education. Our Family Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Rotating Internship and Ophthalmology Programs are accredited by the American Osteopathic Association and affiliated with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Psychiatry are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Graduate Medical Education Programs in Podiatry and Wound Care are accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education.

The hospital strives to support area residents to achieve optimal health outcomes and quality of life.Services extend beyond inpatient and outpatient care to include outreach to the community to improve health status. Outreach services include behavioral health screening, screening for hypertension, asthma and diabetes, information on health insurance, social work and nutrition counseling, and the Speaker's Bureau, which offers assistance to community organizations by arranging for doctors, nurses, social workers, pastors, nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals who conduct health education on topics such as childbirth and parenting, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, grieving, weight management and nutrition, osteoporosis, cholesterol management, substance abuse, scabies, exercise, aging, depression and emergency care.The hospital's mobile health van offers Education on Wheels programs to support the community’s health initiatives and healthcare partners on the Peninsula.

Our Mission

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in partnership with our community provides exceptional healthcare and education programs in an academic setting across the continuum of care.We deliver high quality, value based services with cultural sensitivity to the faiths and traditions of those we serve.

Our Vision

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital will build an effective coalition aimed at achieving improved community health status in a financially stable environment, with emphasis on serving the needs of our patients and families, while training the physicians and healthcare providers of tomorrow.

Our Values

ICARE: I-Innovation C-Compassion A- Accountability R- Respect E- Empathy

327 Beach 19th Street Far Rockaway, NY 11691 | TO REACH US: (718) 869-7000