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The Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is a progressive, not-for-profit hospital located in Hermiston, Oregon. Good Shepherd is a major employer in the Hermiston area with over 500 employees. We have over 40 physicians on our active medical staff.

Established in 1954, the GSMC plays a major role in meeting the medical needs in Northeast Oregon and is the largest entity in the Good Shepherd Health Care System. We are fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and boast state-of-the-art equipment not typically found in smaller hospitals. GSHCS offers complete Medical/Surgical, OB/GYN, Critical Care, Surgery Services, IV Therapy/Oncology, Physical/Speech/Respiratory Therapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pain Management, Sleep Therapy and Dermatology. GSMC physicians include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pediatrics and Urology. Our Trauma Level 3 Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day. Vange John Memorial Hospice, Good Shepherd Clinic Pharmacy, Good Shepherd Medical Group, Home Health & Home Medical Equipment are affiliated divisions of Good Shepherd Health Care System. The Good Shepherd Medical Foundation also helps the hospital fulfill its mission. A separate entity, the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation receives and disperses funds from the community to health-related projects in the community. The National Rural Healthcare Association named Good Shepherd to its 2011 Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in America list, based on over 50 measures including patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. Good Shepherd was also named to The Oregonian’s “Top Workplaces in Oregon and Southwestern Washington”. Many of the best ideas in healthcare come from the communities we serve. If you have an idea, question, or concern, please call (541) 667 3400 or send an email to Marketing & Communications Director, Nick Bejarano at nbejarano@gshealth.org.

Administration

Meet The Team

Mission

Good Shepherd's mission is to provide compassionate, high quality, and accessible health care, and to promote a healthy community.

Vision

Good Shepherd Health Care System will be valued and utilized with confidence by the communities we serve, and chosen for our highly skilled, patient-centered services.

Values

Good Shepherd Health Care System honors and adheres to the following sets of values for our patients in both practice and principle:

Quality: We are committed to excellent quality which includes clinical outcomes, the safety of patients, visitors and staff, and payer satisfaction. This is an important aspect of the larger focus Good Shepherd has on the quality of health care we provide, which is our most important value.

Compassion: We will show patients and families that we empathize with their pain, problems, and anxieties. We will demonstrate that we care by word and deed.

Courtesy: We will be courteous to patients, families, other staff, physicians, visitors, and vendors. We will anticipate people’s needs. We will maintain a professional appearance and behavior.

Efficiency: We will try to get the best result for the least cost in time and money, once we have first satisfied the Quality, Compassion, and Courtesy needs of our external and internal customers.

Español

¡Bienvenido! ¿Tienes preguntas sobre nuestro contenido de sitio Web o nuestros servicios médicos? Por favor llame al (541) 567-5305 y pida hablar con un intérprete español. ¡Gracias.

Volunteer

They are often the first and last folks patients meet when they visit us. They are always at their best—because they know that our patients might not be. They are selfless, caring people that make us much more than just a hospital in a community. They make us a true community hospital. They are our volunteers. And we can’t thank them enough. Find out about the rewarding and uplifting experience of volunteering at Good Shepherd. Contact our Director of Volunteer Services, Cindy Schaan, at (541) 667-3690 or by email at cschaan@gshealth.org.

Community Profile

We serve Hermiston, Oregon (population 16,300) as well as several outlying towns with a total service population of over 35,000 in Umatilla and Morrow counties. These are rural communities with an agriculture-based economy. The average household income in Hermiston is $35,354. 15.5 percent of residents have incomes below federal poverty guidelines. 50 percent of our patients are either enrolled in Medicaid or uninsured (37% Medicaid, 13% uninsured). We are a Critical Access Hospital, and the primary healthcare resource for our community. Health Information Privacy Rights Charity Care Policy History