Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to help us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO

Shared Governance

At St. Cloud Hospital, Shared Governance is practiced through a decision-making model which encompasses a partnership between staff and leaders, collectively working toward a common goal of providing quality patient- and family-centered care. This model empowers RNs to use their clinical knowledge and expertise to impact decisions regarding their professional practice. RNs at St. Cloud Hospital serve in key roles by participating in hospital based patient care committees structured by shared governance and administrative teams.

  • Administrative Patient Care Committee (APCC) /Administrative Nursing Practice (ANP)
  • Clinical Patient Care Committee (CPCC)/Clinical Nurse Practice (CNP)
  • Administrative Nurse Practice Committee – Performance Improvement (ANPC-PI)
  • Resource Management Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Leadership Committee
  • Patient Safety Committee
  • Workplace Violence Prevention Committee
  • Patient Experience Committee
  • Nursing Research Review Board (NRRB)
  • Nursing Research and EBP Committee
  • Clinical Documentation Committee
  • Product Value Analysis Committee
  • Department/Unit Staff Meeting
  • Department Based Unit Committees

Transformational Leadership

RNs at St. Cloud Hospital are transformational leaders. Through transformational leadership, RNs advocate for resources (fiscal and technical), develop and support department goals, and improve the overall work environment. The RN leader engages in teamwork as a team player and team builder by transforming attitudes, values, and behaviors.

Staff Engagement

As measured by the Nursing Excellence Survey and the Gallup Q12 Employee Engagement Survey, nurses at St. Cloud Hospital are enthusiastic and display a positive attitude and willingness to perform and learn at work. Engaged employees are valued by the organization and all employees are active in action planning to optimize the work environment. Recognized as a World Class Organization, CentraCare Health has been named the #1 Best Place to Work in Minnesota.

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