About Us

St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka is committed to meeting the highest standards in health care delivery while ministering to the needs of the whole person – body, mind and spirit. This commitment to the people of the North Coast is expressed in the Providence core values - Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity.

The health care ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange began in Humboldt County during the flu epidemic of 1918. The Sisters opened the first St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka in 1920 and committed to continually improving the health and quality of life of the people served. This commitment continues today and has been further defined by the vision to bring people together to provide compassionate care, promote health improvement, and create healthy communities.

Our employees are the most valuable assets in assuring the provision of the highest quality health care, and they - together with our volunteers, donors and community partners - help us continue to fulfill our vision.

We are pleased to share our extraordinary ministry with you as well as the unique community programs that go beyond traditional hospital services, including our Community Resource Centers in Blue Lake, Eureka, Loleta, Rio Dell and Willow Creek.

Northern California Chief Executive
Garry Olney

Chief Executive
Michael Keleman

Chief Medical Officer
Ranjit Hundal, M.D.

Interim Associate Chief Medical Officer
James Goldberg, M.D.

Interim Chief Nursing Officer
Sarah Park, RN, BSN

Chief Human Resources Officer
Justin Takata

Chief Financial Officer
Basil Saied

Chief Mission Officer
Elle Yeates

Chief Philanthropy Officer
Heather Setton

There are multiple ways you can recognize caregivers at our hospitals in Humboldt County for delivering an exceptional caring experience during your or your family member’s visit. Please see below for recognition opportunities.

Daisy Award

The Daisy Nurse award is a nursing recognition program developed by The DAISY Foundation to honor extraordinary nurses identified by their patients and/or their families for the super-human work nurses do every day. Developed by the family of Patrick Barnes as a way to say "thank you" to nurses everywhere for the extraordinary care their son received while hospitalized, every month a winner is selected from the nominations by the DAISY Committee.

Awardees are selected based on the detail of the nomination, their great clinical skill and leadership as well as their especially strong patient care and compassion demonstrated and aligned with our mission, vision, and values. Nominate a nurse.

Providence Promise

Providence Promise Champion nominations are a way to share the great work clinical and non-clinical individuals and teams are performing each day as Providence Humboldt works to develop a more patient-centered culture by showcasing specific examples of what it means to deliver exceptional care and deliver on the Providence Promise. Nominate a caregiver.

This crisis care guideline and applicable practices are subject to change due to evolving regulations, guidance, and recommendations from local, state and federal agencies.

California SARS CoV-2 Crisis Care Guidelines - St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka