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The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) opened in 1932 at its current location. Dorn VAMC is a 216 authorized bed facility (204 operating as of November 2012), which includes acute medical, surgical, psychiatric, and long-term care. The hospital provides primary, secondary, and some tertiary care. In 2012, the medical center served over 73,690 uniques Veterans during FY 2012. There were 906,858 (not unique) outpatient visits and a total of 4,821 inpatient treated.
The Dorn VAMC provides outpatient care through seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) located in South Carolina in the Upstate, Midlands and Pee Dee areas of South Carolina. The seven CBOCs are located in Anderson, Florence, Greenville, Rock Hill, Orangeburg, Spartanburg and Sumter. All clinics with the exception of Rock Hill are VA employee staffed. The Rock Hill CBOC opened on July 2, 2012. All clinics have a mental health component available.
Dorn VAMC is a level 1C teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care.
Dorn VAMC is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The last accredidation was in February 2012. The facility is also accredited by the American College of Surgeons and the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the Health Care for Homeless Veteran Program, the Psychosocial Residential Recovery Program, and the Mental Health Intensive Case Management program. Laboratory and Pathology services are accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
Veterans Benefits Administration and the University of South Carolina School Of Medicine are located on the campus of Dorn VAMC. There are 48 residency positions between the two institutions. Other affiliations are robust for training of nurses and allied health professions. Similarly, medical center leadership has active relationships with the Department of Defense (DoD), both with Fort Jackson and Shaw Air Force Base.
Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Our Mission: The Mission of the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is Veteran Focused, Performance Driven Health Care.
Our Vision: The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center will be recognized as a leading medical center in South Carolina and one of the best in the Nation. We will be at the forefront in areas of efficience, innovation, quality, patient centered care and employee satistaction.
Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.