For more than 60 years, St. Jude Medical Center has met the needs of the
community, by offering the highest quality care with compassion and respect.
We are one of Southern California's most respected and technologically
advanced hospitals, and our five core values: Compassion, Dignity, Excellence,
Justice and Integrity are the guiding principles for everything we do.
St. Jude is synonymous with exceptional care that extends beyond good
medicine to a commitment to caring for you – mind, body and spirit.
St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 320-bed, acute care
hospital. With nearly 700 of Southern California’s finest physicians
on staff, St. Jude offers every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether
for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St.
Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community
the most comprehensive array of services and programs.
For a list of our accreditations and awards
St. Jude Medical Center is committed providing compassionate, reliable
and safe care. That’s why we continually implement quality initiatives
that ensure our patients receive the absolute best care. Our
quality dashboard shows our progress on five quality measures.
Mission, Vision and Values
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry
of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor
Jesus taught and healed with compassion for all. -Matthew 4:24
We reach out to those in need and offer comfort as Jesus did. We nurture
the spiritual, emotional and physical well-being of one another and those
we serve. Through our healing presence, we accompany those who suffer.
All people have been created in the image of God. -Genesis 1:27
We value, encourage and celebrate the gifts in one another. We respect
the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. We recognize each
interaction as a sacred encounter.
Act with justice, love with kindness and walk humbly with your God. -Micah 6:8
We foster a culture that promotes unity and reconciliation. We strive
to care wisely for our people, our resources and our earth. We stand in
solidarity with the most vulnerable, working to remove the causes of oppression
and promoting justice for all.
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart. -Colossians 3:23
We set the highest standards for ourselves and our ministries. Through
transformation and innovation, we strive to improve the health and quality
of life in our communities. We commit to compassionate, safe and reliable
practices for the care of all.
Let us love not merely with words or speech but with actions in truth.
-1 John 3:18
We hold ourselves accountable to do the right things for the right reasons.
We speak the truth with courage and respect. We pursue authenticity with
humility and simplicity.
Health for a Better World
“Know me, care for me, ease my way.”