Mission and Values of St. Mary's Health System

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Mission Statement

Our Mission is to continue the healing ministry of the Catholic Church in the Spirit of St. Marguerite d'Youville by providing preventive, curative, restorative, and supportive services with compassion and respect for everyone.

We commit to these values as guides to our decisions and behavior:


  • The intentional affirmation that all human beings are gifted with life and uniqueness and deserve to be treated with dignity.
  • We create and maintain an atmosphere of trust.
  • We support through our words and actions, decisions made by the team and organization.
  • We value individual and cultural differences.
  • We are open to change and willing to compromise.
  • We are timely in all our endeavors.


  • The deliberate effort toward achieving outcomes of the highest quality while striving for innovation and continual improvement.
  • We endorse and expect creativity, risk-taking and life-long learning.
  • We continually strive to determine and meet the needs of those we serve and measure how we perform.
  • We collaborate with each other and those we serve to achieve common objectives.
  • We maximize our contributions and celebrate our successes.


  • The individualized and personalized caring and comforting offered through our holistic presence as health care providers.
  • We build productive and trusting relationships by speaking our hearts and minds.
  • We listen with sensitivity to others' viewpoints, making every effort to hear rather than to judge.
  • We recognize the need to balance spirit and humor and maintain perspective in our work.
  • We carry out our mission by seeking opportunities for participation within the communities in which we live and work.


  • The responsible and accountable use of all our human, material, and financial resources.
  • We maximize our resources through effective management of our time, budgetary and staffing requirements.
  • We hold ourselves accountable for our performance and that of our departments.
  • We involve the staff in development and implementation of our goals.
  • We publicly support and emphasize the strengths of the Sisters of Charity Health System.


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