Palo Alto County Health System
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- HQ location:
- Emmetsburg, IA
Palo Alto County Health System (PACHS) is a modern 25 bed licensed critical access facility with a 22 bed long-term care facility and 28 apartment senior independent living located in Emmetsburg, Iowa, the county seat of Palo Alto County. PACHS employs approximately 290 employees and maintains Affiliation Agreements with Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa. The Hospital was established in 1921, new building complex opened in 1965, and added the long term care facility in 1986. Our mission is to promote the well-being of people while serving with compassion, respect, excellence, and stewardship.
Services PACHS offers to our area residents are inpatient/outpatient ancillary services, Rehab Therapy, inpatient/outpatient surgery, OB/GYN, Family Practice Clinics, Community Health including Home Care, Hospice and Public Health, Business Health, and EMS services for all of Palo Alto County. We have Family Practice Clinics in Emmetsburg, West Bend and Graettinger. The Medical System is served by 12 medical providers, 6 physicians and 6 midlevels. Over 20 Specialists bring their services to PACHS to meet the needs of our area residents. Recruiting exceptional medical staff is an ongoing commitment.
“I am able to use my creativity and skills to do the best possible job. I have wonderful people to work with and feel that the work we do is meaningful.”
“I enjoy coming to work, every day is different, and what I do at my job makes a difference to others. ”
“The people who work here care about their coworkers and the people we care for. I feel needed and wanted as a person and an employee. The things I do each day make a positive difference.”
“I believe we have a very friendly atmosphere, great co-worker relationships, and a respect for those who work here.”
“Helping others makes a difference in their lives.”
“The senior managers not only have their own meetings/responsibilities, but they also participate in huddles and other committees and are regularly seen out and about in the hospital.”