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Jon Nevala, manager, Medical Staff Recruitment

(608) 775-4224

Looking for a place to work where world-class healthcare changes lives and communities? Consider Gundersen Health System – the leading provider of primary and specialized care in western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota and northeast Iowa. Learn about all our locations.

We deliver exceptional, quality care with the goal of enriching the lives of our patients, every day. And you can, too. We think we've done a pretty good job so far – check out Gundersen's accomplishments.

At Gundersen, the life that is enriched could ultimately be yours. Read below to get a glimpse of how we enrich the lives of our staff.

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Physician-led, integrated delivery network

Gundersen is a physician-led organization. This means business operations occur through medical and administrative partnerships, bringing together the best of the clinical and business world.

With our physician-led organizational structure, you can serve on organizational boards to be fully engaged in the governance of our health system.

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Teaching and research

One of the best ways to stay at the top of your career is to be involved teaching and research. As part of your practice, you will teach some of the brightest and best. Gundersen Health System serves as the Western Academic Campus for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Through the Gundersen Medical Foundation, the health and well-being of our community has been prioritized through major funding to support medical education, multi-faceted research efforts and outreach activities. Learn about Gundersen Medical Foundation's Medical Education program and our research program.

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A global partner

You'll have the opportunity to volunteer your talents at home and abroad by joining our ongoing community partnerships in Ethiopia, Nicaragua, at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, or in our local schools with our Global Partners program.

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Environmental dedication

The health of our communities relies heavily on the health of our planet. Gundersen has an entire division committed to just that, working constantly to produce more energy than it consumes each year. In fact, we're the 1st known health system in the U.S. to do so.

While you work to maintain the health of patients inside our walls, our Envision program works hard to maintain the health of patients outside our walls through environmental sustainability.

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About La Crosse and the Driftless Region

La Crosse is a vibrant city and community, settled between soaring bluffs and the legendary Mississippi River in the larger Driftless Region. The historic downtown and riverfront host many annual festivals and events. Excellent schools and universities, parks, sports venues, outdoor recreational opportunities and affordable housing make this a great place to call home.

All Gundersen locations are fortunate to enjoy the scenery, adventure and wonder of the Driftless Region, known for its naturally steep ridges, deep river valleys, and beautifully diverse flora and fauna.

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A Strategic Plan to Enrich Every Life

It won’t take long for you to notice that our purpose to Enrich Every Life is at the center of everything we do at Gundersen. It guides our Strategic Plan and reminds us of our roles as a health system – to improve the health of our communities, offer an outstanding experience of care and ease the financial burden of healthcare. In being a part of such meaningful work, the life you enrich may be your own.

Gundersen Health System is Love + Medicine

Love + Medicine is who we are…it's what we do…it's why people want to work here.

Our commitment to the safety of our communities

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities, Gundersen Health System and our Gundersen Affiliates, require COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. Staff  at any work site or remote location, regardless of clinical responsibility or patient contact, are required to comply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Gundersen is a founding member of the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council and is committed to promoting and maintaining nondiscrimination in all aspects of recruitment and employment of individuals at all levels throughout the organization. This applies to any status protected by State and Federal Law. Read our full commitment to nondiscrimination in English, Hmong or Español.

Employees and applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws. For more information, click on the following links below:

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or selection process, please contact Recruitment Services at (608) 775-0267 or email us at

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