St Lucas Care Center

500 1st St SE
Faribault MN 55021
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Mission Healthcare is a provider of long-term care and assisted living facilities in Minnesota and South Dakota. We serve approximately 1329 residents and offer specialized programs such as transitional care, memory care, and ventilator units.Our residents' interests are at the heart of Mission Healthcare's service, which is why we are guided by a philosophy called Culture Change that takes a resident-centered approach to providing exceptional care. Our associates are dedicated, experienced professionals who work together to provide this quality service. We strive to create warm, inviting homes where residents feel comfortable and part of their communities.Mission Healthcare is a member of the American Health Care Association,, and the National Center for Assisted Living.Mission HealthCare, LLC leases and operates the Evergreen Terrace Care Center and Pleasant Seasons Assisted Living in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Bethel Care Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, Red Wing Health Center in Red Wing, Minnesota, St. Lucas Care Center and Deaconess Towers Assisted Living in Faribault, Minnesota. Mission Healthcare also owns and operates Wheatcrest Hills Healthcare Center in Britton, South Dakota, Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell, South Dakota. Fountain Springs Healthcare in Rapid City, South Dakota, Belle Fourche Healthcare Center and Sunpointe Assisted Living in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, and the David M. Dorsett Healthcare Center in Spearfish, South Dakota.Paul Contris founded Mission Healthcare LLC in May of 1997, bringing with him more than a decade of experience in the long-term care industry.In 1982, Paul earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., graduating summa cum laude. He worked for Ernst & Whinney ( now Ernst & Young ) as a certified public accountant in the company's audit division before joining Hillhaven Corporation in 1983. He served as Hillhaven's acquisitions analyst and was instrumental in expanding the company, which at the time was the second-largest long-term care system in the country.Paul was then recruited by Samaritan Health Systems ( SHS ), a hospital chain based in Arizona, to serve as its chief financial officer in charge of creating a long-term care subsidiary called Samaritan Senior Services. Under Paul's leadership, Samaritan Senior Services grew to include 22 long-term care facilities.After eight years with SHS, Paul helped found a new long-term care company called SunQuest HealthCare Corporation, which grew into a multi-million-dollar company that went public in 1995 under the new name Unison HealthCare Corporation. In 1996, the company's ownership changed hands, and Paul worked as the executive vice president of acquisitions and new business development until 1997.Wanting to continue working in the long-term care industry, Paul began Mission Healthcare with Evergreen Terrace Healthcare Center, based in Grand Rapids, Minn., as the company's first community. Today, the company has more than 900 associates working in seven communities that provide quality services and offer a number of specialty care programs such as memory care and ventilator units ( including the largest Minnesota ventilator unit based in a long-term care facility ). Mission Healthcare also boasts several Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs-certified facilities.Regional Vice President " North Central Region Beverly Healthcare Vie President Operations for Dakota regionAdministrator/ Regional Director experience for Managed Nursing facilities Care Providers of Minnesota Board MemberBusiness Administration-Northern State University Health Care Administration-Presentation College Certified Nursing Home Administrator by the American College of Health Care Administrators Minnesota and South Dakota Licensed Nursing Home AdministratorWork Experience: Director of Operations for Mission Healthcare LLC Thirty years of experience in operations and