Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital

1302 N Main St,
Sandwich, IL 60548

815.786.8484

Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital is a critical access hospital in Sandwich, Illinois, that has served the Fox Valley community for more than 70 years. In 2014, construction of a new patient wing and renovations to remaining areas of the hospital were completed, including a new MRI suite that is home to one of the only large bore MRI in the area. Valley West earned 100 percent quality core measure scores by The Joint Commission three out of four quarters in fiscal year 2015.Northwestern Medicine is the shared strategic vision of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to transform the future of healthcare.
Our mission:
We are an organization of caregivers who aspire to consistently provide high quality care, cost-effectiveness and patient satisfaction. We seek to improve the health of the communities we serve by delivering a broad range of services with sensitivity to the individual needs of our patients and their families. We are bonded in an essential academic and service relationship with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The quality of our services is enhanced through their integration with education and research in an environment that encourages excellence of practice, critical inquiry and learning.
Our vision:
Our vision is to be a nationally recognized academic, integrated health system recognized for providing excellent clinical quality and outcomes, and highly skilled physicians and employees.
Our values:
We are a diverse group of people, joined together by a shared set of values. Our values give us clarity, guiding every decision we make as an institution and as individuals, from the most far-reaching long-term strategy to the smallest daily task. Our values include:
Patients first: We put the patient first in all we do. No matter where in the hospital we work, we remember always that caring for patients and their families is at the heart of our mission and our philosophy.
Integrity: We adhere to an uncompromising code of ethics that emphasizes honesty, transparency and sincerity. Through our words and actions, we earn the trust of our patients and their families, our community and our coworkers. We seek to do the right thing, always and everywhere, in our day-to-day work and lives.
Excellence: We continuously strive for excellence. We never stop learning and working to improve our skills, programs and services.
Teamwork: We can achieve our mission and goals only by working together. Through the collective and coordinated efforts of our staff, we apply our diverse talents, backgrounds, ideas and experiences to create solutions and benefit patients. We value team success over individual success.

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