Avera Holy Family Hospital


Avera Holy Family Hospital, located in northwest Iowa, has been named one of the top 20 critical access hospitals in the nation four of the last five years by the National Rural Health Association!

If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of your patients, consider joining our team in providing compassionate, high quality care and services within a caring Christian culture.

Avera offers competitive compensation, benefits, and professional growth.  For more information about this position and a listing of other opportunities, please visit our website at http://www.averajobs.org/ and search under Estherville, IA.

Our Mission:  Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel.  Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.


100 Great Community Hospitals,” Becker’s Hospital Review, 2014, 2015


HealthStrong Hospital,” iVantage Health Analytics, 2014, 2015,2016


Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the U.S.,” iVantage Health Analytics, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017


Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in the U.S.,” National Rural Health Association, 2014, 2015


5-Star Rating,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), 2015, 2016

Area Attractions

Estherville features many recreational opportunities, such as a 9-hole golf course, a regional wellness center, Fort Defiance State Park, tennis courts, ball fields and easy access to the Iowa Great Lakes.

It is an easy drive to a major city - just three hours north of Des Moines, IA, 2.5 hrs south of Minneapolis, MN and two hours east of Sioux Falls, SD.

Estherville and the surrounding areas boast live theatre, art and historical museums, the world's largest county fair, fine restaurants and night clubs, tourist theme parks and attractions.