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About Us

A hospital can have only one service - that of ensuring your health. At the RLS hospital, all our efforts are geared towards ensuring your well- being. Our infrastructure, our laboratories, our trained professionals and our facilities are all in place to ensure that you get the best service that the USVI has to offer.

Our quest is to provide you with the best medical and healthcare services in the entire Caribbean and to be renowned as the finest medical and healthcare provider in the region.

Mission, Vision, & Core Values

The Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center and the Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute function as an integrated health system to provide comprehensive, quality care to residents of the Virgin Islands and visitors of all ages, faiths and races.

To be the healthcare provider of choice to residents of the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean
Core Values

Schneider Regional Medical Center Core Values


Recognition and Reward
We recognize and reward our employees through birthday acknowledgement, service awards, peer-to-peer recognition and formal recognition by board members, senior leaders and managers.

Education and Training
We provide an environment that supports continual intellectual growth to make a difference in the lives and care of the community we serve.

Service Excellence
We deliver quality service and consistently seek to improve our services through innovation and creativity.

We ensure a culture of excellence through quality improvement, delivering clear and measurable objectives, working with integrity, and providing continuous feedback.

We encourage participation at all levels, to include our physicians, nurses, and staff in decision-making processes to improve patient outcomes.

Care and Compassion
We treat every individual with kindness, dignity and respect in a safe nurturing environment.

We believe in partnering with patients and caregivers to achieve the best outcomes.

Affiliations and Certificates

If a man is known by the company he keeps, a hospital is renowned by the people it heals. During our brief existence, we have cured thousands of people. And our processes and best practices stand testimony to our efficacy. We are certified and affiliated with the following agencies and organizations:

The Joint Commission
The Clinical Laboratory at the Roy L. Schneider Hospital and Myrah Keating Smith Health Center are accredited by CLIA – Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and Joint Commission which ensures quality testing in line with industry standards.
The Dialysis Unit at the Roy L. Schneider Hospital is certified by the Trans-Atlantic Renal Council.
Radiology Department's Nuclear Medicine Equipment was inspected by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and is licensed at least until the Year 2013.
The RLSH Mammography equipment was inspected by the Food and Drug Administration and the American College of Radiology.
The Roy L. Schneider Hospital is a member of the American Hospital Association.
The Roy L. Schneider Hospital Pharmacy Department is licensed by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).
The Facility is licensed by the Department of Health; meets OSHA Standards; and is licensed by Licensing and Consumer Affairs.