Welia Health – Pine City Community Pharmacy


Welia Health (formerly FirstLight Health System) is an accredited hospital and clinic system serving East Central Minnesota. Our flagship facility is a newly renovated hospital and clinical campus, Mora, with two other campuses in Pine City and Hinckley. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission and a long-time partner within the communities it serves, Welia Health has been a StarTribune Best Place to Work for seven consecutive years, scoring in the eightieth percentile on annual surveys of our more than 500 employees. We provide leading benchmarks in health metrics (recognized in 2019 for excellence in quality and safety by the Minnesota Hospital Association), attract the best care teams (in 2019, a pharmacist became one of two in the world to hold Pharmacotherapy, Oncology, and Infectious Diseases Board Certifications) and developing innovative partnerships like Kanabec County’s first year-round community wellness center. This reputation allows us to continue to attract family medicine and specialty providers and to improve care in remarkable ways. Welia Health is also a teaching site for Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP) students, it precepts Medical Assistant (PA) and Nurse Practitioner (NP) students, and its pharmacists serve as adjunct faculty for the University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy. Medical students are welcome for clinical training experience in the Certified Assistant, Nursing, Laboratory, Radiology, Health Information, and Nurse Anesthetist programs. Areas of practice and specialty include family medicine, general surgery services, rehabilitation (PT/OT/ACT/respiratory and speech services), women’s health, emergency services, sports medicine, nursing emergency/same day services, community pharmacies, health care home, optical services, birthing centre, orthopaedics, imaging services (including 3D tomography and MRI) and a community wellness centre.

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