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Equality

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CHRISTUS St. Vincent has a 156-year history of caring to the people of our community with a deeply embedded commitment to health equity, diversity and inclusion and caring or all people regardless of ability to pay, race, gender, ethnicity. We operate on the principles of the Catholic Social teachings including the inherent dignity of each person and particular concerns for vulnerable populations. Our Mission Statement: Our healing ministry is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve along with our core values of Compassion, Excellence, Dignity, Integrity and Stewardship are at the heart of we believe in and live each day. As stated by the Catholic Health Association, these values call us to work for the elimination of racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes and to improve access to quality health care.

CHRISTUS St. Vincent is committed to a work environment in which all Associates are treated with dignity and respect. CHRISTUS St. Vincent strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, citizenship, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, gender identity or any other characteristic. In caring out this commitment, we believe that the diversity of our workforce is to be celebrated. It is the essence of this diversity and gathering of unique gifts, identities, and cultures that make our community including our workplace a special place.

Through the Catholic social teachings, we in Catholic health care are called to promote and defend the dignity of all people and this includes our brothers and sisters who identify as LGBQTi+ We embrace Pope Francis’ call to “recognize the human dignity in every person.” CHRISTUS St. Vincent will carry on its tradition of caring for the people of our community, embracing the diversity of our team and honoring our associates.




Contact Information

For questions or concerns about LGBTQi+ care at CHRISTUS St. Vincent, please contact:

Rebecca Romero
Nurse Navigator
505-913-4256