About FirstLight Health System

FirstLight's staff and employees pride themselves on their patient-centered focus and service to the community. Healthcare provided in a compassionate and respectful manner to each individual is of the highest importance. Established in 1945, FirstLight's primary market is to those in Kanabec, Pine, Aitkin, Isanti, and Mille Lacs counties. FirstLight's services include 24-hour physician-staffed emergency department; paramedic- and EMT-staffed ambulance department; maternity and prenatal care with private birthing suites; general and specialist surgeries; intensive care; laboratory and imaging services; inpatient medical care; physical, occupational, speech and cardiac therapies; respiratory therapy; chemotherapy and a cancer clinic; three family practice clinics, an eye clinic, and social services. Also located in the hospital is a hospice unit. FirstLight is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is licensed as a critical access hospital. The system is a self-sustaining non-profit organization; no county tax dollars are used to maintain it.

What employees say

“I feel like a valued member of an excellent team. I feel irreplaceable and important. ”
“I feel like I am part of a team and appreciated for the job I do.”
“I work for a company that truly cares about the people we serve.”
“The atmosphere is second to none.”
“The impact to our community. ”
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