At CHI St. Joseph Health, we are always giving our best. Our team – whether dealing with patients directly or offering outstanding support behind the scenes – strives to live by the Franciscan core values of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence. This commitment to anticipate our patients’ needs and go above and beyond for them not only contributes to a healing environment, but also adds to our employees’ job satisfaction, too.
Contributing to our unique culture is the energy and vibrancy that comes with being part of the Bryan/College Station community. The desire to learn and grow is all around us. With our high-tech touch/small-town feel, you’ll quickly discover why patients receive the best care available and coworkers feel like family.
The Mission of CHI St. Joseph Health is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities.
The core values at CHI St. Joseph Health define us and serve as our guiding principles They are the roots, or anchors, from which all of our activities, decisions and behaviors follow.
Profound respect and awe for all of creation, the foundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others and our journey to God.
Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust, truthfulness in all we do.
Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another’s joy and sorrow.
Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.
Our Behavior Standards guide our daily activities and strengthen our processes. They are the way we live out our values as we complete our daily work responsibilities. The standards serve as a constant reminder to our staff of who we are and what we do, and they are the foundation for continued learning and development.
Those who exemplify compassion care for others with kind hearts, go above and beyond whenever possible to help, and treat others with respect and courtesy. They take an interest in the wellbeing of others and approach everyone in a friendly and welcoming manner.
Those who are mindful pay attention to the present moment respectfully, with purpose and no judgment. They carefully listen and consider the viewpoint and values of others, remain calm and considerate of emotions and the situation at all times, and follow protocols while advocating to deliver safe, quality care.
Innovation stems from the desire for continuous improvement through original and creative thinking. Innovative people continuously learn and seek evidence-based best practices, are willing to take risks and try new approaches for the common good, and often think outside the box. They see opportunities for positive change and recommend unique, effective solutions in a collaborative manner.
Confidence is trust and faith in the ability of oneself and colleagues. Those who radiate confidence put others at ease during times of uncertainty, respect others through empowerment, and take responsibility for being knowledgeable and skilled in their jobs and about the organization. They recognize their own limitations and seek accurate answers to questions from subject matter experts.
Those who are trustworthy exemplify the commitment to personal integrity and competence at all times. They value strong relationships and work to build these through effective and consistent communication, maintaining honesty and integrity always. Trustworthy people keep commitments and are accountable for follow-through and getting results, fostering a feeling of reliability among others.
Empathy is demonstrated through the understanding and sharing of the feelings of others. Empathetic people use their own experiences to understand and care about others, placing themselves in another’s position. They see with the eyes of another, listen with the ears of another, and feel with the heart of another.