Many NDSU grads launch careers with Sanford Health
Published December 2017
Employers in the Fargo area like to hire NDSU graduates. Among them is Sanford Health, which is headquartered in the Dakotas and is one of the largest health system’s in the nation. Work ethic and willingness to grow professionally are qualities Sanford Health appreciates about NDSU graduates.
What kind of work does Sanford Health do?
Every day, we show commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. Sanford Health is excited to be on a journey of tremendous growth and momentum. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technology and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in the communities we serve, across the region and around the world. With our vast geography, cutting-edge medicine, sophisticated research, advanced education and our own health plan, we are unique in what we do and how we do it.
How many locations does Sanford Health have and how many employees?
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 45 hospitals and nearly 300 clinics in nine states and four countries. Sanford Health’s 28,000 employees, including more than 1,300 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas.
What are the top qualities and/or skills Sanford Health looks for in new hires?
“Some of the top qualities we look for in a potential new employee for Sanford Health are reliability, ability to be flexible, passionate about the kind of work we do here at Sanford, and willingness to learn and grow professionally,” said Angela Christian, Sanford Health Human Resources sourcing supervisor. “We are excited about hiring well-educated, well-rounded individuals, with a variety of technical skills, including a strong cultural fit.”
Why does Sanford Health hire NDSU graduates?
“We have always been impressed with NDSU students because of their work ethic and commitment to growing in the workplace,” Christian said. “Several hundred NDSU students complete their clinical or other programs at Sanford to help prepare their future endeavors.”