About Us

CHI St. Joseph’s Health of Park Rapids is an award-winning, 25-bed critical access hospital located in the heart of lake country. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, we offer a full range of services including 24/7/365 Emergency Department and Level IV Trauma Center, hospitalist program, testing, surgery, orthopedics, rehabilitation, and more so that you can experience better health.

We combine state-of-the-art technology with personalized care to create a welcoming, healing environment. Our purpose goes beyond helping people overcome illness or injury. CHI St. Joseph’s Health works to build healthier communities for our residents, friends, and neighbors so they can experience better health. We partner with local agencies and organizations to strengthen healthcare programs offered in the community – providing more people access to care.

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Our Mission

As CommonSpirit Health, we make the healing presence of God known in our world  by improving the health of the people we serve, especially those who are vulnerable, while we advance social justice for all.

Vision

A healthier future for all—inspired by faith, driven by innovation, and powered by our humanity.

Values

Compassion

  • Care with listening, empathy, and love.
  • Accompany and comfort those in need of healing.

Inclusion

  • Celebrate each person’s gifts and voice.
  • Respect the dignity of all.

Integrity

  • Inspire trust through honesty.
  • Demonstrate courage in the face of inequity.

Excellence

  • Serve with fullest passion, creativity, and stewardship.
  • Exceed expectations of others and ourselves.

Collaboration

  • Commit to the power of working together.
  • Build and nurture meaningful relationships.

History

1946 – Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph’s, Crookston, MN
1985 – The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, MN assume sponsorship
1993 – Sponsorship transfers to Catholic Health Corporation (CHC) of Omaha, NE
1996 – Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) of Englewood, CO merges with CHC
2019 – CommonSpirit was created by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health as a single ministry

About CHI

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), our sponsoring partner, plays a supportive role in providing education, training, and best-practice initiatives to ensure quality patient care and healthy communities. As one of the nation’s largest Catholic healthcare systems and a national nonprofit health organization, CHI provides more than $600 million in charity care and community benefit annually.

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General Information

600 Pleasant Avenue
Park Rapids, MN 56470

Phone: 218.732.3311
Toll Free: 800.566.3311
Fax: 218.732.1360

General Information

600 Pleasant Avenue, Park Rapids, MN 56470
Phone: 218.732.3311 | Toll Free: 800.566.3311 | Fax: 218.732.1360