Our mission at San Joaquin Community Hospital is to share
God's love with our community by providing physical, mental and
spiritual healing. This promise to care for the whole person is
one that we take very seriously — and it doesn't begin or end
with our patients. In order to provide the best care to our
patients; we need to offer the same to each other. We need to
take care of the people who take care of people. It's part of our
culture. We call it Sacred Work.
Sacred Work is more than treating physical sickness. It's more
than caring for patients. And it's bigger than just doctors and
nurses. Everyone lives the six aspects of Sacred Work on a
The six aspects of Sacred Work:
- We care for ourselves physically, emotionally and spiritually
so that we can authentically care for others and be the healing
presence they need.
- We care for our co-workers as a community by creating mutual
trust through open dialogue, collaboration and appreciation.
- We care for our patients by combining exceptional medical
skills with deep compassion to care for the whole person — body,
mind and spirit.
- We care for our patients' families through consistent
communication and the opportunity to participate in the care of
their loved one.
- We care for our physicians by collaborating with them to
create a healing environment that supports their need to find
meaning and purpose in their work.
- We care for our community by actively creating, supporting
and participating in
events and services that strive to build a healthier community.
To learn more about Sacred Work at SJCH, please download our