Surrounded by the beauty of Minnesota's lake country with its stunning forests, Walker is the gateway to Leech Lake, one of the state's largest and most beautiful lakes.The surrounding area offers a host of year-round vacation opportunities, including fishing, hunting, golfing, hiking, biking, skiing and snowmobiling on hundreds of miles of woodland trails.The city itself offers shopping and dining, plus many other big-city services for its 1200 residents and thousands of visitors.
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.