Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, one of Essentia Health’s many Catholic facilities, is a 162-bed nonprofit community hospital located in Brainerd, Minn. More than 1,000 employees and over 100 physicians representing 21 specialties make St. Joseph’s the largest hospital in north-central Minnesota. As a Benedictine-sponsored Catholic organization, St. Joseph’s adheres to the values of hospitality, stewardship, respect, justice, teamwork and quality.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be “Here With You” in 15 hospitals, 69 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.
Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.