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    Diversity and Inclusion in our Workforce at Sutter Health

    Sutter Health believes a culturally diverse workforce enhances our ability to provide high quality care to patients and their families.

    Sutter Health serves among the most diverse areas in the United States.

    • About 1.5 million residents in Northern California speak languages other than English at home.
    • Within Sutter’s primary service area, one third of our neighbors speak a language other than English.

    Diversity - areas of focus

    Diversity Recruitment & Retention
    Sutter Health purposefully seeks employees who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives that reflect all the communities we serve. Diversity enhances our organizational performance through inclusion and innovation.

    Staff Development in Cultural Competence
    Infusing cultural competence criteria in our training curriculums empowers staff to interact respectfully and effectively with people of all cultural backgrounds.

    Diverse Community Partnerships
    By working proactively with diverse community partners, Sutter Health supports programs that address the wide-ranging health care needs of Northern California communities.

    Measuring Progress
    Sutter Health collects and reviews demographic data that measures the effectiveness of our efforts to diversify our workforce and cultivate an environment of cultural competence. The data also helps identify opportunities for organizational growth.

    A Culturally Competent Care Environment