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Enjoy the perks of small-town living and a fulfilling health care career when you work at Essentia Health in Deer River, Minnesota.
Benefit from the high quality of life and low cost of living in Deer River—home to 850 residents, with an additional 10,000 living in the surrounding area. Discover the town’s restaurants, shops, golf courses, casinos, and historical sites. Deer River is 15 miles away from Grand Rapids, and a two-hour drive from Duluth.
Take part in outdoor recreation opportunities in a beautiful wooded setting that serves as the gateway to the Chippewa National Forest. Admire the largest white pine forests in northern Minnesota during while camping, canoeing, hiking, cross-country skiing and more.
Your child can benefit from individualized attention in a supportive environment at Deer River Schools. The district includes an early-childhood education program, elementary school, and high school.
Be part of Essentia’s mission to make a healthy difference in the lives of patients in Northern Minnesota.
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