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What hotels are located near St. Joseph Medical Center?
What pharmacies are located near St. Joseph Medical Center?
What are the visiting hours?
We understand the importance of support from family and friends during
the healing process. To ensure the Care and privacy of all patients,
visitors are welcome until 8:30 p.m., daily. Some units may have special
visiting guidelines based on patients’ needs. Visitors entering
the hospital after 8:30 p.m., should use the Emergency Department entrance
and check in with Security for a visitors’ badge.
What do I bring to the hospital?
- List of current medications with dosages. Do not bring medications.
- List of your allergies
- Advance Directive
- Insurance card and deductibles or copays you might anticipate
- Personal care supplies for chronic conditions: ostomy pouches, incontinent supplies.
- Special pillows
- Hearing aids with extra batteries
- Emergency contact numbers (family members)
- Prosthetic devices/braces, walkers or crutches
- Patients may bring denture cups from home; however, the medical center
provides denture cups at no charge.
Items not to bring to the hospital:
- Large sum of money
- Credit cards
- Jewelry of any kind
When is the cafeteria open?
Café Josef is located on the lower level of the Medical Mall near
the escalators and provides a comfortable environment where visitors may
enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. A variety of menu options are available
to please all tastes, including sandwiches, salads and snacks.
Café Josef is open during the following hours:
Monday - Friday: Continental Breakfast – 6:30-11 a.m.
Monday - Friday: Hot Breakfast – 6:45-10:30 a.m.
Monday - Friday: Lunch Cafe Features – 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday: Dinner Cafe Features – 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday: Lunch & Dinner Grill, Deli, Pizza, Soup &
Salad Bar – 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Weekend Continental Breakfast: 7-11 a.m.
Weekend Breakfast Grill: 8-10 a.m.
Lunch & Dinner Grill: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Deli: 11a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Pizza, Soup & Salads to go: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Visitors may order room service daily, any time from
6:45 a.m.-6:45 p.m., paying the bill when it is delivered to the patient's room.
To place a room service order, call 816-943-2233.
How can I find a doctor and the service they provide?
For a physician referral, call 816-943-2345.
How can I request a chaplain?
You may request a chaplain by calling 816-942-4400.
Do you have a notary public?
For a notary public, call the Information Desk at 816-943-2768,
8 a.m.-8:30 p.m..
Do you have bilingual support?
Your nursing supervisor or case manager will arrange for an interpreter
to come to the hospital. We work with certified interpreters from outside
agencies that are regulated by various state commissions. Agencies require
that interpreters sign a statement of ethical and medical confidentiality.
When an interpreter is needed quickly and only briefly, we also have interpreter
services available any time of the day or night via telephone. The nursing
staff can make these arrangements.
What transportation options do I have? (taxis and busses)
The Kansas City Metro makes regular stops at St. Joseph Medical Center.
For information on bus schedules, call the KCTA at 816-221-0660. Taxi
service is also available.
Is there a TDD phone available?
There is a TDD phone available for the hearing impaired located in the
Emergency Department Information Desk (816-943-2751).
What are the gift shop and flower shop hours?
St. Joseph’s Gift Shop, located on the lower level of the Medical
Mall, is open Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30
p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 816-943-2776.
When is the pharmacy open?
The St. Joseph Pharmacy, located in the Medical Mall, is open Monday-Friday
7 a.m.-7:30 p.m.,