Samaritan Medical Center (Watertown, New York) is a 290-bed not-for-profit community medical center, offering a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. From primary and emergency care to highly specialized medical and surgical services, such as cancer treatment, neonatal intensive care, behavioral health and addiction services, and imaging services, Samaritan Medical Center and its team of healthcare professionals proudly serves the medical needs of our civilian and military community. Quality, compassion and safety are basic principles by which exceptional care is delivered at Samaritan.
In addition to the inpatient and outpatient services available at the main hospital and numerous community clinics and satellite testing centers, Samaritan is recognized as the leader in serving the community’s long-term care needs. Samaritan Keep Home, a 272-bed long-term care facility, and Samaritan Summit Village, a 288-bed long-term care and assisted living facility, have established an exceptional reputation for caring for the senior population in northern New York.
Over 180 physicians in 45 different specialties work together with the 2,400+ employees at Samaritan Health to offer a full spectrum of diagnostic and treatment services for people of all ages. We invite you to explore Samaritan’s commitment to serving the healthcare needs of our civilian and military community, as well as our promise to you: to be here whenever and wherever you need us, and to do so with exceptional care and compassion that you and your family deserve.
December 7, 2021
Samaritan Celebrates November 2021 DAISY and BEE Award Recipients
Samaritan Medical Center is pleased to announce its DAISY and BEE Award recipients for October 2021. The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses® recognizes exemplary nursing staff at the hospital and all outpatient clinics, and the BEE Award honors other outstanding…
December 4, 2021
NYS Approved FREE Coronavirus Testing at Samaritan’s Drive-Up Location
WATERTOWN, NY – The New York State Department of Health has partnered with Jefferson County to open a free COVID-19 testing location, as the positivity rate remains high across the region. Samaritan will use its Drive-Up Testing Site, located at 1575…
November 23, 2021
Samaritan Health Reaches Wage Agreement with New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
New wage structure addresses changes in North Country market Watertown, N.Y. – Samaritan Health has reached an agreement with the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) to raise wages for its unionized registered nurses (RNs) significantly, by 14%, in light…
Samaritan Medical Center Conference Room 2A
If you are scheduled for or considering knee or hip replacement surgery, you are invited to attend Samaritan’s Joint Camp! Members of Samaritan’s Orthopedic, Surgical, Nursing, Physical & Occupational Therapy teams will present the information you need after joint replacement,…