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Grow as a professional while working for Essentia Health in Hackensack, Minnesota, a summer vacation destination with year-round opportunities for its 300 permanent residents.
Hackensack is located in Cass County, Minnesota, which has a total population of more than 28,000 residents. You’ll be a one-hour drive from Brainerd, one of the largest cities in Central Minnesota.
Discover Hackensack’s Northern Lights Casino, many restaurants and shops, movie theater, and golf courses. Hackensack is the hometown of Lucette, Paul Bunyan’s sweetheart since 1838. View her statue at Hackensack’s city park.
Enjoy the natural beauty of Minnesota’s Northwoods while hiking, bicycling, fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Connect with nature by exploring the area’s many parks, lakes, and trails.
Learn more from the Hackensack Chamber of Commerce.
From pre-kindergarten through high school, your child will receive a high-quality education and access to fulfilling extracurricular activities at the Walker Hackensack Akeley School District.
Join Essentia’s team in Hackensack.
Essentia Health-Hackensack Clinic