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Published on May 11, 2017

CentraCare Health receives Minnesota Job Honor Award

CentraCare Health was selected as a top honoree for the inaugural Minnesota Job Honor Awards. In the employer category, CentraCare was recognized for its recruitment, hiring and retention programs that reduce racial and ethnic disparities.

The awards were presented in partnership with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce at their “Hidden Talent Pools” conference on May 10 in St. Paul.

“CentraCare is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture throughout our entire organization,” said Ken Holmen, MD, President & CEO of CentraCare Health. “We strongly believe in putting strategies in place that create an environment where each of our employees feels they are accepted, included and valued. Respecting diversity in health care allows us to be more equitable in what we deliver as an organization — day by day — patient by patient.”

CentraCare was nominated for the award by the Stearns-Benton Employment & Training Council (SBETC). The two organizations partnered to host a summer youth employment camp in St. Cloud.

View the CentraCare Health honoree video below.

Read more about the Minnesota Job Honor Awards. (PDF)

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