About Us

Mission & History

The compassionate spirit of our founding Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange lives on. 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 and vulnerable.



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.”

To learn more about the history of St. Joseph Hospital, please click here.