Pratt Regional Medical Center
Philosophy & Core Value Statements
The Board of Directors, Administration, Personnel, and Medical Staff, of Pratt Regional Medical Center, reflecting the religious values of our area, are committed to maintaining and restoring health, enhancing the dignity of the human person, and fostering life from conception to death in a caring and professional environment.
WE BELIEVE IN SERVICE:
Service to Humanity: We Believe that PRMC staff will provide considerate and respectful care for the sick and suffering, and/or dying regardless of age, sex, race, color, national origin, religious creed, handicap or economic status.
Excellence in Performance: We Believe that the healthcare needs and expectations of the customer will be met through a commitment to continuous quality improvement.
Respect for the Individual: We Believe that every human is a unique composite of body, mind, and spirit; thus our concept of care embraces the physical, cultural, psycho-social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient. That ministerial services shall be utilized to meet the spiritual and emotional needs of the patient, family, and hospital personnel. That as a healthcare institution, we will abide by the patient’s rights and decisions to the extent that the law allows.
Value to Employees: We Believe that hospital personnel deserve, because of their personal worth and dignity, to be treated with respect. Employment of personnel must be based on qualifications and the ability to perform the required job skills. Employees should be of good moral character and willing to work cooperatively with one another to uphold the mission of PRMC. Pratt Regional Medical Center will conform to all laws regarding equal employment opportunity. Our hospital has a responsibility to provide opportunities for continuing education of its personnel. This practice enables employees to maintain or increase competence in their respective fields.
Integrity in Relationships: We Believe that our patients have certain responsibilities both moral and legal. We believe that is the individuals responsibility to notify the appropriate people of healthcare decisions and to provide to the health care provider a copy of an Advance Directive that the patient would expect to be followed. Patients are expected to conduct themselves properly by respecting facility policies, fellow patients, and hospital personnel. It is their obligation to maintain personal and fiscal integrity with respect to services provided on their behalf.
That those charged with the operation of this healthcare facility have responsibility to the employees, medical staff, board members, county commissioners, and the citizens of south central Kansas for the implementation of sound principles of management and social justice, as well as protecting the healthcare facility’s resources through effective financial practices.
Community Responsibility: We Believe that our hospital personnel should participate in community planning for health and medical care. The hospital should operate in accordance with the needs of the community it serves and should further education and research according to available resources.
Enhanced Access to Healthcare: We Believe that access to healthcare is enhanced through skilled professionals, committed to technology and expansion of local and regional services.