CentraCare Health


CentraCare Health is central Minnesota's largest employer and is consistently named one of Minnesota's Best Places to Work.

We are a nonprofit health care system that provides comprehensive, high-quality care to people throughout central Minnesota. Our collaborative network includes hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville and Sauk Centre, six nursing homes, senior housing in six communities and 17 clinics.

CentraCare also operates numerous specialty services, including the CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center, Coborn Cancer Center and the CentraCare Kidney Program. CentraCare serves all who seek care with compassion, dignity and respect, while seeking to enhance individual and community health.


CentraCare Health maintains a clear focus on quality. Our dedicated, skilled professionals strive to deliver outstanding clinical outcomes and a superior patient experience. National recognitions for outstanding care and workplace include:

Magnet Award for Excellence in Nursing
•Truven 100 Top Hospitals (eight-time honoree)
•U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals"
•Ear, Nose and Throat
•Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal"Best Place to Work" (five-time honoree)
•Gallup Great Workplace Award

While national awards affirm our quality, compassionate care remains our hallmark.