Mission & History
The compassionate spirit of our founding Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange
For 80 years St. Joseph Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs
of the Orange County community. From physicians, to nurses, to professional
staff, to volunteers and donors, all are deeply committed to giving the
care and service that characterizes St. Joseph Hospital. From the very
beginning, our talented and caring clinicians have worked hard to achieve many
milestones in the hospital's rich history.
Our campus continues to grow and our programs and services continue to
expand and meet the diverse needs of the community. Through its compassionate
spirit, St. Joseph Hospital remains innovative and creative in providing
a caring ministry today—and tomorrow. This is what truly makes St.
Joseph Hospital the premier medical facility in Orange County.
Mission, Vision, and Values
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry
of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor
Jesus taught and healed with compassion for all. –Matthew 4:24
We reach out to those in need and offer comfort as Jesus did. We nurture
the spiritual, emotional and physical well-being of one another and those
we serve. Through our healing presence, we accompany those who suffer.
All people have been created in the image of God. –Genesis 1:27
We value, encourage and celebrate the gifts in one another. We respect
the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. We recognize each
interaction as a sacred encounter.
Act with justice, love with kindness and walk humbly with your God. –Micah 6:8
We foster a culture that promotes unity and reconciliation. We strive
to care wisely for our people, our resources and our earth. We stand in
solidarity with the most vulnerable, working to remove the causes of oppression
and promoting justice for all.
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart. –Colossians 3:23
We set the highest standards for ourselves and our ministries. Through
transformation and innovation, we strive to improve the health and quality
of life in our communities. We commit to compassionate, safe and reliable
practices for the care of all.
Let us love not merely with words or speech but with actions in truth.
–1 John 3:18
We hold ourselves accountable to do the right things for the right reasons.
We speak the truth with courage and respect. We pursue authenticity with
humility and simplicity.
Health for a Better World
“Know me, care for me, ease my way.”
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