Essentia Health

You've known us as SMDC Health System, Innovis Health, Brainerd Lakes Health and Essentia Community Hospitals and Clinics. Now we want you to know us as Essentia Health, a fully integrated system headquartered in Duluth, Minn.

The care you receive close to home is now backed by the expertise and resources of a growing network of physicians, healthcare providers, clinics and hospitals. We're 11,500 people working together to deliver the highly personalized care that makes you and your family feel known and understood. Because the essence of Essentia is you.

Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient- and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you.


Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital

Top 100 Hospital

Top 100 Orthopaedic Hospital

Verispan Top 100 Integrated Healthcare network

Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame

First Plan of Minnesota First Quality Award