For Patients

For Patients

St. Joseph Hospital is honored to step forward and serve the medical needs of Orange County, CA residents. We strongly believe in the power of information and we hope that our website can serve as an invaluable tool to helping you remain as informed as possible regarding your upcoming stay or visit. No matter what you would like to learn, we hope to provide you with all of the information that you need to make sure that your visit is a pleasant one. Some of the information that we provide includes the following:

Find a Doctor
At St. Josephs, we believe that receiving the correct medical care starts with finding the right doctor. To find your physician, click on the above link and enter in your information – you can search by name or by specialty. All the information you need to make your search as easy as possible, is right at your fingertips.

About Your Hospital Stay
Want to know what you stay with us will be like? We look to provide you with immediate care to assess not only your physical needs, but your psychological, social, spiritual and functional needs as well. By doing a comprehensive assessment, we can help prioritize your treatment and make sure that we are tailoring our plans so we can help you achieve your health and medical needs.

Admission Process
The admission process can be daunting, but we strive to make it as easy as possible with our simple two-step process. No matter whether your physician is arranging your admission for you or if you are interested in pre-registering online, we have provided you with the tools that you need to streamline your admission.

Health Plans
At St. Josephs, we are proud of the fact that over 75 health insurance plans have designated our hospital as a preferred provider. If you would like to learn more about the plans that are currently accepted by our hospital, please click here or call 714-568-5500 to talk to your physician.

Hospitalist / Intensivist Program
At our hospital, we make it our mission to uphold our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice – and to make them come alive through the caring of our staff. For this reason, we have established a Hospitalist / Intensivist Program, making board-certified Hospitalists and Intensivists available around the clock for all patients within our hospital.

Medical Records
We believe that medical records should be readily available – but also that they should be handled carefully and safeguarded. To learn more about how you can gain access to copies of your medical record, please click here or contact the Medical Records Department at 1-714-771-8000 ext. 17160.

Nursing Excellence
Nurses create the backbone of our hospital and we have done everything that we can to create a one-of-a-kind Nursing Center of Excellence. With a foundation of our four eternal core values, we do everything possible to empower our nurses and to support and develop them so that they can better serve our patients.

Notice of Privacy Practices
At St. Joseph Hospital, we believe that your health information is personal. We keep records of the care and services that you receive at our facilities. We are committed to keeping your health information private. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can gain access.

Patient and Family Resources
Education is eternally important and we are always looking to provide both patients and their family with the resources they need to further promote health and wellness. This includes everything from seminars and classes to health screens and even support groups – everything needed to help better serve both our patients and the neighboring community.

Spiritual Care
As a values-based organization, we strongly believe that healthy living stretches beyond the physical. For this reason, our Spiritual Care Department is composed of an interfaith team with board-certified chaplains who are there to provide for the spiritual, religious, emotional and ethical needs of our patients.

Your Hospital Bill
For many, the hospital bill can be a great source of confusion and stress. With us, it doesn't need to be. We have providing all the information that you need to ensure that the hospital billing process is a smooth one and one that is easily understood. To find out more, please click here.

If you would like to learn more about your stay with us, please do not hesitate to click any of the links to the left so that you can review important information, such as maps and directions, information about our gift shop and even our Calendar of Events. We also encourage you to click on Visiting Information so that you can learn more about things such as visiting hours, the usage of cell phones and campus amenities.