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Mission, Vision, and Values

Valiant Women Spring

The Valiant Women, a bronze relief sculpture located in the gardens of the Motherhouse in Orange, CA.
Photo by TJ Annoreno

The Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Joseph Health (SJH) work in concert to shape our decisions and guide our actions. They form the heart of our health care ministry. Click here to learn more about the St. Joseph Health Directional Statement.

Our Mission - Why we exist

To extend the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange by continually improving the health and quality of life of people in the communities we serve.

Our Vision - What we are striving to become

We bring people together to provide compassionate care, promote health improvement and create healthy communities.

Our Values - What we believe in

Our values are the guiding principles for all we do, shaping our interactions with those whom we are privileged to serve.


We respect each person as an inherently valuable member of the human community and as a unique expression of life.


We bring people together who recognize that every interaction is a unique opportunity to serve one another, the community, and society.


We foster personal and professional development, accountability, innovation, teamwork, and commitment to quality.


We advocate for systems and structures that are attuned to the needs of the vulnerable and disadvantaged and that promote a sense of community among all persons.