Jefferson Hospital

Organization Information

565 Coal Valley Road, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
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Program Information

Organization / Service Offerings
Behavioral Health Health and Wellness Senior Services
Program Description

Jefferson Hospital, part of Allegheny Health Network (AHN), is in the South Hills area of Pittsburgh, PA. Consistently recognized for a commitment to high-quality care, patient safety, and support, Jefferson Hospital continues to grow while providing award-winning care for our patients.

Our 2021 Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence, from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, puts Jefferson Hospital among the best of the best. We qualify for Magnet designation, because we deliver the best patient care and ongoing innovations in professional nursing practices. It is the highest recognition that a hospital nursing program can achieve.
For our patients, it is assurance that they are receiving the best possible nursing care, greater safety, and better results.
AHN Jefferson is the second hospital in the Allegheny Health Network to earn Magnet status, and the only Magnet hospital in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.

Specialties at Jefferson Hospital

Allergy and autoimmunity
Bariatric and metabolic medicine
Behavioral health
Cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery
Child and adolescent psychiatry
Chronic care
Colorectal surgery
Critical care medicine
Emergency medicine
Gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition
Hospitalist care
Inclusion health
Infectious disease
Integrative medicine
Internal medicine
Lupus and autoimmune disease
Maternal fetal medicine
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Palliative care
Pathology and laboratory medicine
Physical medicine and rehabilitation
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Psychiatry and psychology
Pulmonary and respiratory disease
Reproductive medicine and fertility
Sleep medicine
Transplant surgery
Wound care

Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 to request an appointment with a specialist at Jefferson Hospital.

Counseling and Support Groups at Jefferson Hospital
At Jefferson Hospital, we offer a variety of programs and services to help you navigate the stresses of everyday life, as well as the challenges of life-threatening illness. Our Behavioral Services department provides counseling and supportive mental/emotional health services; Spiritual Care provides avenues of spiritual healing and connection.

Counseling Services
Jefferson Hospital Behavioral Health Care Services provides a full range of counseling services on an outpatient basis. We provide individual, marital, family, and group counseling. Our individual counseling services include many different options to meet your needs. We want to assure that our services meet these successful counseling objectives for you. Therefore, we develop counseling strategies to provide you with those the most appropriate counseling methods for you. These could include cognitive-behavioral therapy, insight orient counseling, counseling along with medication therapies, dialectical behavioral therapy, grief counseling, and a host of other types of therapies.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Behavioral Health Care Services at (412) 881-2255.

Spiritual Care
Jefferson’s Spiritual Care Department is an important component of our commitment to quality care for patients and their families. Rev Paul C. Edwards, staff chaplain, is an ordained minister with the American Baptist Churches, USA. He is board-certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains.
Located on the first floor of Jefferson Hospital, the Spiritual Care Department provides the services listed below.

Private Consultation
Spiritual care for patients, families, and staff
Counseling offered for ethical issues
Programs for the Hospital Community
Echement Family All Faiths Chapel is always open
Dial-A-Prayer available by calling extension 4848.
Weekly Catholic Mass televised live from the Chapel
Reflection and Meditation service held on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM until 10:15 AM
Holy Communion distributed to Roman Catholic patients throughout the week
Communion available to Protestant patients upon request
Faith communities notified of patients’ admission upon patient request
Patient Memorial Services held three times annually

Assistance is also available to clergy and religious leaders at the Spiritual Care Department Office, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Please call (412) 469-5855.

Kidney Support Group
The Western Pennsylvania Kidney Support Groups work to bring people in the region together who are on dialysis, are kidney transplant recipients, living donors, or their caregivers, to talk about the common experiences.
This group meets from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the James Bibro Pavilion on Jefferson’s main campus on the 2nd Saturday of each month. No registration is required.
For more information, call (412) 469-5000.

Cancer Support Group
Co-sponsored by Jefferson Hospital and the Cancer Caring Center, the Cancer Support Group is a free support group that is open to patients and their loved ones to help them cope effectively with the emotional impact of the diagnosis of cancer.
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM in the J-Café, located on the 2nd Floor of Jefferson Hospital.
To register for this free group, please call (412) 622-1212.
Stroke Survivor Support Group
Jefferson Hospital offers a free Stroke Survivor Support Group for stroke survivors and their families every Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the 3 East Patient Lounge of Jefferson Hospital.
Meetings include opportunities for socialization, education and both mental and physical exercise. Weekly meetings are held every Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the 3 East Lounge.
For more information or to register, call (412) 469-5868.

Communities in the Mon Valley Served
All, Clairton, Dravosburg, Duquesne, Glassport, Homestead, Liberty, Lincoln, McKeesport, Munhall, Port Vue, South Versailles, Versailles, West Homestead
Communities in the South Hills Served
All, Baldwin, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Elizabeth Borough, Elizabeth Township, Forward, Jefferson Hills, Pleasant Hills, South Park, West Elizabeth, West Mifflin, Whitehall
Language Access Information

Jefferson Hospital: Yes, interpretation services available.

Jefferson Hospital Counseling and Wellness Services: Yes, interpretation services available.

Jefferson Hospital: Inpatient Psychiatric Unit: Yes, interpretation services available.

Jefferson Hospital Intensive Outpatient Program: Yes, interpretation services available.

Jefferson Hospital Community Outreach: Yes, interpretation services available.

Organization Contact Information

Erin Joyce
Community Outreach

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