The history of NPHS, its mission statement, and other useful info.
List of services, info on physicians, plus comments by doctors, nurses, employees & patients.
List of services, info on physicians, plus comments by doctors, nurses, employees & patients.
Information about medical services, primary care doctors, specialists and other health care providers, available through NPHS.
Info on visiting hours, directions, transportation & parking, and important phone numbers.
Listing of all the health plans that each hospital accepts.
Health information, events, and activites for senior citizens.
NPHS en Espanol
Information for healthcare professionals including:  Physician referral, department overviews, and research & database links.
General health information, and tips to help stay healthy.
A new health or medical topic each week.

ST. JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL Patient Handbook
Working towards a healthy community


Family and friends may visit you anytime between the hours of noon and 8:00 p.m. Children under 14, however, are not permitted on patient floors. The Intensive Care Unit has more specific visiting hours and rules, please check with the nursing staff in this area for details. A Visitor’s Pass must be obtained from the Information Desk located on the first floor, Main Lobby.

For the convenience of your visitors, our dining room is open during these hours:

Weekdays:      (Closed Saturdays and Sundays)

  • Breakfast        7:00 a.m.      10:30 p.m.

  • Lunch             11:30 a.m. —   2:00 p.m.

Vending machines, located on the first floor are available 24 hours a day.

Under special circumstances, patients’ guests are welcome to receive a meal tray during their visit. The request must come from the patient’s physician, and submitted one hour before the requested serving time to the Food Service Department. The cost for this service is $6.00, but should be confirmed with the Food Service Representative at extension 9115.

Access to parking during visiting hours at St. Joseph’s Hospital is usually safe and convenient. There is an available lot on Cambridge street, and spaces on Girard Avenue. However, on a few occasions parking might not be readily available. Please contact the security officer, located in the Main Lobby, and he or she will be most happy to assist you with parking needs.

Handicapped Parking
Handicapped parking spaces are located in the Main Parking Lot.